Process Engineer Pygas & Aromatics

Saudi Arabia


We are seeking a Downstream Process Engineer with experience in NGL Fractionation processes (NGL Fractionation, Distillation, Gas Sweeting, Refrigeration, Gas Recovery, Dehydration, Merox, Utilities, cryogenic loading, storage facilities etc…)
Your primary role will be to provide exceptional process engineering support, to operate safely, reliably, and economically, and to achieve target goals while realizing company strategic imperatives.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

  • Perform in-depth plant monitoring and optimize performance of assigned units by overseen unit's operation and economics losses. Ensure issuing detailed reports to recommend changes supported by simulation models' result to optimize unit operation.
  • Lead unit operations troubleshooting and investigating off-spec. products and plant trips/ upsets and manage the required deliverables. Support Operations during turnaround and unplanned Shutdowns / Startups by understanding the unit operating conditions and transient effects to recommend operations improvements
  • Perform specific tasks such as, but not limited to catalyst/ desiccant forecast/ evaluation, test runs, de-bottlenecking studies, due-diligence assessment, enhancement studies, HAZOP studies.
  • Assigned the Lead Role in process safety management overseeing HAZOP, PSR, SIL, PSSR, RA, and Alarm Rationalization. Lead HAZOP/Process Safety Reviews of plant operations as well as new modifications.
  • Manage long and short-term projects by proposing major projects to improve safety, reliability and profitability. Prepare design request, budget justifications and detailed implementation plans for economically justifiable projects. Also, develop detailed engineering design packages for in-house process-oriented projects and follow up on implementation.
  • Familiar to carryout process simulation using Aspen software package.
  • Ensure environmental and safety awareness effectiveness with work closely with the facility Safety and Environment management to improve safety and achieve highest environmental standards.
  • Liaised with vendors and technology licensors for process enhancements and changes.
  • Train younger or less- experienced engineers by providing necessary guidance, assessing strengths and skills in need of improvement. Serve as technical mentor/ advisor to enhance the technical knowledge of the engineers through practical field discussions, demonstrations and/or simulations using available engineering aids.

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred.
- A minimum of 15 years of total NGL/LPG process units experience (process engineering and operations) with at least 10 years' experience in handling gas processing and NGL Fractionation.
- Exposure to different licensor technologies for gas processing and NGL Fractionation is preferred.
- Certified PHA/HAZOP leader is a plus.

If you meet the requirements above, please get in touch by sending your CV

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