Process Simulations Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-537

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.


Aramco is seeking a Process Simulations Specialist to join the Carbon Management Division of its Research & Development Center (R&DC,) which is responsible for the development and deployment of cost-effective CO2 capture and conversion technologies.

The Process Simulations Specialist's primary role is to support development of various technologies, helping to achieve commercial scale. The work requires process simulations and optimization for applications related to carbon management, including CO2 capture, conversion and hydrogen production, as well as evaluating and benchmarking technologies in the carbon management field.

Key Responsibilities
- Build optimized process models and simulations for processes related to carbon management, specifically CO2 capture and conversion.
- Apply knowledge of engineering principles to design and build process simulations for technologies related to carbon management.
- Utilize project management tools in setting work objectives, detailing experimental scope, and timely execution of the projects towards sound technical solutions.
- Liaise with colleagues to ensure proper project execution and technology development to meet milestones and deadlines.
- Establish collaborations with industrial partners and academic research groups in the field of CO2 capture and conversion.


Minimum Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a strong focus on process design and simulations. A graduate degree is preferable.
- Ten years of experience in process simulations, development, and optimization with a proven successful track record related to catalysis, CO2 capture and conversion applications with focus on solid materials.
- Strong foundation in mechanical engineering, applied physics, process modelling and simulations.
- Ability to demonstrate scientific/technical authority and broad technical credibility, preferably including patents and/or publications.
- Proven track record for the development of process modelling and simulations for relevant technologies in the field, and preferably solid sorbent-based systems.

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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