Title:  Industrial Designer

Job Req ID:  1744

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.

Job Description


We are seeking an experienced Industrial Designer to join the Saudi Aramco Advanced Innovation Center (Lab7).

Saudi Aramco Advanced Innovation Center (LAB7) under the National Champions Admin area is established with the aim of instilling and fostering a culture of innovation in the Kingdom through availing quality services and infrastructure to accelerate ideas development to reach the commercialization stage. LAB7 will support a new generation of innovators to develop groundbreaking ideas from conception to completion, and facilitating the launch of technical-based startups

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develop optimized detailed designs, engineering drawings, software modeling and prototypes for developing products in accordance with international standards 
  • Refine initial concepts into a functional high fidelity prototype capable of meeting design objectives verifiable through user testing
  • Lead a team of manufacturing professionals and engineers to review/develop designs for Minimum Viable Products (MVP) and pre-production prototypes in a cost/time controlled manner
  • Use computer aided software to develop virtual models of the design at different stages
  • Conduct research and development activity (including prototype design assistance) for prospective projects 
  • Assess feasibility of incubating projects within LAB7 from a technical/business perspectives and oversee the development phases of incubated projects
  • Track, monitor and report program performance & KPIs, and maintain well-structured and historical data repository
  • Data consolidation, analysis, representation and drawing of observations and patterns to support decision making
  • Establish communication with external entities for collaboration projects, and identify focus areas and technical subjects
  • Prepare and present frequent reports/presentation to executive management

Education & Experience Requirements


  • PHD in relevant engineering field
  • 10+ years of proven track record of in products development phases i.e. designing, simulation, prototyping, testing and validation
  • Proficiency in computed aided systems design and simulation software
  • Excellent command in programming languages i.e. C++, python, java, etc.
  • Hands-on experience in product development machineries and processes i.e. CNC, 3D printing, welding, molding, casting, microcontrollers and sensors
  • Excellent problem-problem solving, project management, analytical and communication skills
  • Proficient in English (Writing and speaking)
  • Excellent computer skills with Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, for data consolidation, analysis, representation.

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