Title:  Process Engineer - Solomon Benchmarking

Job Req ID:  12801

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 Downstream Process Engineer with an experience in Solomon benchmarking methodologies and performance analysis to join the Operation Engineering Solutions Department (OESD) under the Downstream Global Manufacturing to support and oversee the performances of Saudi Aramco global manufacturing assets.

OESD under the Global Manufacturing provides specialized and timely operations and process engineering support to all process technologies operated on both wholly-owned and affiliates’ refining and chemicals operating facilities, collectively known as Saudi Aramco Global Manufacturing.

The primary role is to provide technical expertise in conducting benchmarking and analyzing the performances of Global Manufacturing assets using Solomon performance metrics. The incumbent is also expected to provide support in closing the performance gaps identified in the benchmarking process.

Key Responsibilities

You are expected to be able to perform the following:

    Coordinate and support the administration of Solomon benchmarking studies and relevant requirements for Global Manufacturing facilities.
    Facilitate data collection, verification and data quality review during the conduct of Solomon benchmarking in Global Manufacturing Affiliates’ facilities.
    Review and ascertain the competitive positions of Global Manufacturing facilities in the industry based on the Solomon benchmarking results.
    Document the findings and recommendations of the studies for presentation to Global Manufacturing management and affiliates.
    Lead the planning, development, and execution of solutions to bridge the performance gaps identified.
    Formulate expense/margin optimization plans to maximize financial performance of Global Manufacturing Affiliates’ facilities.
    Coordinate with affiliates’ facilities to establish performance targets and measure progress using Solomon metrics.
    Assess future impact of planned capital improvements and modifications.
    Develop regular performance benchmarking reports capturing the Solomon metrics for all Global Manufacturing affiliates’ facilities.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred.

You will have a minimum of seventeen years total refinery and/or chemical process units experience with at least 5 years specialized experience in Solomon benchmarking and analysis of associated metrics.

    You will have working knowledge of refinery and chemical industry process plant characteristics.
    You will be able to demonstrate the ability to facilitate technical discussions and use influence to align various stakeholders.
    You will be able to demonstrate proficiency in data analysis and data visualization tools.

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