Title:  Corrosion Specialist

Job Req ID:  12588

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking a Corrosion Specialist to join the Materials & Corrosion Services Division of Research & Analytical Services Department.
The Materials & Corrosion Services Division is responsible for providing Corrosion and Scales Chemicals evaluation, Electrochemical Investigation, Hydrate Inhibition Evaluation, Top of Line Corrosion (TOLC).

The Corrosion Specialist primary role is to be a driving force in contributing to sustain Saudi Aramco as a reliable global energy supplier.

Key Responsibilities

Carryout original laboratory testing and investigation studies on Corrosion evaluation, and oilfield chemicals assessment.
Determine root causes and recommend corrosion management and mitigation approaches
Design new innovative laboratory methods and experimental setups to simulate unique field situations.
Lead and deploy new technologies related to corrosion and materials to enhance field operations.
Identify new laboratory requirements and detailed specifications of the needed equipment, tools and materials to enhance expand the current capabilities.
Practice project management tools in setting project objectives, detailing the experimental scope, managing the requested fund, and build effective teams to enhance the technical and professional skills of junior staff.
Design, execute, analyze, and interpret the generated experimental data in order to understand materials behavior in sweet and sour environments under field simulated conditions and recommend corrosion management and mitigation approaches.
Work as a part of multi-disciplinary teams, providing advice on laboratory experimental techniques that might reflected in the Company Engineering Standards or Best Practices.
Contribute in the Center intellectual capital by submitting journal publications, patents, and technical reports.

Minimum Requirements

Ph.D., degree in Materials Science and Engineering 
Strong knowledge and hands-on experience in corrosion & materials science including electrochemistry, corrosion inhibitor evaluation, top of line corrosion, corrosion monitoring.
Strong knowledge of laboratory practices and in-situ testing, materials degradations, oil field chemical assessment.
Fifteen years of experience in corrosion field.
Track records of work experience in research or industrial firms in carrying out original corrosion and, providing root cause and corrective action based on laboratory experimental data, developing and deploying new techniques and technologies 
Contributions in the scientific domain by publishing journal papers, patents, and active membership in professional societies
Membership in corrosion related international committees and technical forums

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA