Research & Development Project Engineer
Job description / Role
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 Research & Development Project Engineer to join the Research Support Division (RSD) of our Research & Development Center (R&DC) which is responsible for providing all the innovative support needed for the Research & Development Center employees to perform their work effectively in order to deliver high quality outputs.
The Research & Development Project Engineer's primary role is to support Research & Development projects and provide services to project leaders by implementing project management tools, such as: cost estimation, scheduling, planning, and Integrated Project Team (IPT) formation. The Research & Development Project Engineer will be part of the IPT responsible of the project execution.
Drive projects through lifecycles to successful completion, ensuring solutions are practical and aligned to business goals.
Support other project leaders to structure their project by implementing project management best practices: Facilitate the definition of scope, goals, deliverables and schedule project activities with breakdowns.
Identify project risks at early stages and provide mitigation plans.
Proactively drive processes and accountability by analyzing project performance through by tracking specific KPIs and proposing corrective actions where needed.
Coach others in best practices and tools for successful project management.
Drive Proof of Concept (POC) with industrial sites and headquarter teams to evaluate plausibility of potential solutions.
Review project scoping and develop preliminary project budgeting.
Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field, MSc degree preferred.
Professional Engineer with 10+ years of expertise spanning program management, R&D technology development, cost estimation, quality management and stakeholder engagement.
Proven ability to influence multi-million-dollar engineering and construction programs, integrating value engineering practices and driving continuous improvements, leading lifecycle assessments and feasibility studies, managing Pre-FEED and execution phases, and identifying opportunities.
Expertise in project management in theory and practical experience. Ability to Manage, Scope, Schedule, Cost and quality requirement, ability to facilitate & implement change management.
Familiar with process safety, such as HAZOP and HAZID.
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.