Chemicals Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-787

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.
Job Purpose

As a recognized company expert in the chemical business, the incumbent provides business and technical advice in the operation of chemicals business ventures. The incumbent looks for ways to introduce improvements in business processes, technology, manufacturing, or markets to enhance company profitability and productivity.

Responsible for maintaining and incorporating cost-effective solutions to solve financial, marketing, and technical problems. Increases revenue potential through novel applications of technology. Represents the Company in dealing with customers, vendors, and design firms where chemicals experience is required.


A. Provides expert advice and assistance to Company organizations, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on matters relating to his area of expertise.

B. Originates and carries out business or engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems resolve complex technical or business problems, increase revenue, optimize processes, protect the environment, or improve safety.

C. Evaluates and introduces best practices and new technologies from all over the world to help the Company achieve Best in Class positions in the chemicals business.

D. May review and evaluate the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services to Aramco. Acts as Aramco's representative in dealings with vendors and manufacturers pertaining to his field of experience.

E. Works on or with Task Forces assigned to investigate incidents or solve specific problems. Performs cost analyses and value proposition studies as appropriate. Undertakes special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.

F. Conducts seminars in the resolution of business or technical issues with personnel in other organizations.

G. Provides leadership and training to others assigned to assist him. Acts as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and engineers.

H. Promotes a learning environment and implements self-development to maintain and improve expert status within his engineering specialty.

Education & Experience Requirements

A) B.S. in chemical engineering. An MBA, or an M.S or PhD in chemical engineering or other advanced professional engineering degree is would be desirable.

B) Twelve (12) years of professional experience. Recognized as a significant contributor within Saudi Aramco or their previous Company(s).

C) Must have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills and be willing to transfer implicit knowledge to specialists and engineers in his field.


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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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