Title:  Engineer

Job Req ID:  5460

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.


The job of the process engineer will mainly focus on taking existing facilities’ design and improving it making it more efficient, reliable and sustainable through the efficient utilization of fit-for-purpose digital technologies and solutions.

The engineer’s duties include developing new scientific methods for process enhancements. Develop various prototype models and administer all optimization from conceptualization to validation. Perform research on processes to design new optimization algorithms.

The organization handles complex related process issues associated with hydrocarbon processing.

Key Responsibilities

Lead Multidisciplinary Teams to Develop Strategies and Implementation Plan to Improve Crude Quality, Unit Cost of Production, Energy Intensity and other critical operating parameters, capitalizing on PI Data analysis, Data Analytics, field visits and collaboration with plant operations

Take a leading role in analyzing operational challenges and work with other entities to find solutions to address the challenge and work with proponent to fund and implement the solution

Research available new technologies and work with departments to fund and pilot test them in the facilities

Lead a multidisciplinary team of SAOO operating dept. engineers to identify challenges and limitations to meet production requirements with short and long term plans and review the impacts of 20 years forecast

Work with Engineering Services and the operating departments on means to improve performance and reduce processing costs including optimization/debottlenecking studies and assessment of new digital technologies

Present status and results of various studies and initiatives to senior management that is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-based

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering, MS is desirable 

Experience with process simulation tools such as ASPEN HYSYS

Experience with Produced water treatment and technologies

Experience with crude oil processing, stabilization and process gas conditioning

Strong analytical and research skills

Strong background in advanced mathematics and data analytics.

Strong background in process economics

Ability to propose and deploy digital technologies/solutions and innovative ideas to enhance process operations

Strong communication skills, planning and organization, problem solving and decision making

Capable of presenting Clearly and Effectively to Senior Management

Ability to develop and coach young engineers

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Oil & Gas industry operating facilities

Recommended to have a Professional Engineer (P.E.)

Knowledge of industry standards and best practices

Preferred to have membership with internationally recognized technical societies

Comprehensive knowledge and practical experience in process design, assessments, studies, investigations, analysis, and optimization, producing detailed reports and developing sound technical evaluations

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