Analyzer Engineer

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-274

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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 an experienced Analyzer Engineer to work in our Global Manufacturing Support Department (GMSD).

GMSD provides the required high-quality technical support to Saudi Aramco-owned & affiliate refineries, NGLF, and petrochemical plants inside Saudi Arabia & across the globe.

Your primary role will be to provide technical evaluation, monitoring, and enhancements to the Analyzers (process analyzers and chromatographs) of the operating departments in the refining, NGLF, and petrochemical plants.

Key Responsibilities

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

Develop programs and best practices, monitor KPIs to improve Analyzer performance apply statistical tools to assess analyzer performance.

Develop and manage equipment strategies as per the site safety and reliability practices.

Provide subject matter expertise to operating facilities Operations, Maintenance, and Engineering teams by consulting, providing awareness sessions, and participating in and leading technical exchanges and conferences.

Conduct benchmarks, business case studies, pilot and evaluate new Analyzer technologies to contribute to yield improvement.

Lead technical sessions such as the design review, model review, and commissioning for Analyzers.

Analyze chronicle problems and debottleneck complex analyzer problems to improve process operations and economic benefits.

Review standards and General Instructions and act as leading SME in the Analyzer field.

Remain abreast of industry standards developments (e.g., ASTM, ISA, ISO, IEC).

Identify and support opportunities to improve site analyzer performance.

Lead project execution for project proposals, initiatives, studies, and continuous improvement of solutions and problem solvers.

Develop project design specifications for analyzer systems

Perform analyzer engineering calculations (e.g., fast loop lag time, probe wake frequency, ventilation requirements, phase envelopes)

Support cost estimation for analyzers and analyzer systems.


Minimum Requirements

You must have a bachelor's degree in Electrical engineering, Industrial Engineering, or its equivalent.

You should have a minimum of 12 years of experience with Analyzers with at least 7 years of experience with online Process Analyzers in the oil & gas, refining, or petrochemical industry, or related industries.

You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and working experience in various analytical chemistry techniques (Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, Infrared & Ultraviolet Spectroscopy) Physical Property Analyzers and Gas Detectors.

As well a strong understanding in key oil and gas, petrochemical or refining processes and their associated analyzer applications.

You should be experienced in Analyzer communication/transmission protocol and networking consideration for interface to Distributed Control Systems (DCS).

And be able to demonstrate knowledge of Industry standards, country-specific regulations, and local codes.

An understanding of refinery facilities, Feedstock/products movements, refinery margins, giveaways, and process yields is essential.

You should have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills in the field of analyzers.

You should also possess strong leadership skills to manage lead technical dialogues and steer technical teams.

Knowledge, skills, and experience in any of the following areas will be an added advantage:
- Multivariate model-based analyzer applications for unique process measurements;
- Multiple open platforms (e.g., MATLAB, Pirouette) to develop models;
- OPC servers/Analyzer Data Network and DCS/PLC interface
- Data analytics platforms (e.g. JMP, Seeq) and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)

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.

About the Company

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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