Title:  Manufacturing Knowledge Management Consultant

Job Req ID:  12807

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 seek a Manufacturing knowledge Management Consultant to play a pivotal role in Global Manufacturing Excellence (GME) organizations to lead GME global Knowledge Management initiatives. 

Your primary role is to oversee the establishment of a Knowledge Hub and drive continuous improvement through expertise sharing across +75 Communities of Practice (CoPs) management and administration in line with the globally recognized best-in-class International Oil Companies (IOCs) knowledge management best practices.

Key Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to perform the following:
    Manage end-to-end knowledge capture processes from high-performing assets worldwide
    Develop taxonomies and platforms to codify both explicit and tacit expertise 
    Re-establish, Administer, and Manage CoPs and expert forums to disseminate best practices rapidly
    Benchmark manufacturing processes against industry-leading standards
    Identify training needs and knowledge gaps to strengthen capabilities
    Ensure integrated knowledge systems and digital tools are optimized
    Report on metrics that demonstrate impact on operational excellence


Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold an advanced degree in Engineering, Knowledge Management, or related field from recognized program. 

You will have a minimum of fifteen years of experience leading knowledge initiatives in manufacturing.

    Certified Knowledge Manager (CKM) from the KMI is preferred. 
    You will have expertise in knowledge engineering, expertise mapping and learning systems
    You will be able to demonstrate the ability to institutionalize continuous improvement culture  
    You will have track record of developing and applying taxonomies at scale
    You will have experience designing and implementing integrated knowledge platforms
    You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership, collaboration and change management competencies
    Fluency in multiple languages is a plus given global responsibilities.

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