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Senior Operations Engineer

Job Information
LocationSaudi Arabia, Riyadh
Salary$ - $
Job TypePermanent
Education12+ years’ of operational engineering experience within the petrochemicals industry
Experience12+ years

Job Description

An international petroleum company is looking for a Senior Operations Engineer (Saudi Arabia).

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

• Chemical Engineering degree

• 12+ years’ of operational engineering experience within the petrochemicals industry


• You will be part of a new team responsible for initiating, developing and expanding the company’s Chemicals business

• Must be clearly recognized as an expert in their operations engineering field


• Provide high-level engineering expertise in the resolution of plant operational problems

• Formulate and implement long-term strategies to improve operations and reduce costs

• Define the long-term technical direction of the assigned operating area

• Serve as an advisor to management on technical questions and issues

• Work with the Facilities Planning Department to develop and define major capital budget items

• Provide technical direction in specialized areas to outside design contractors on major capital projects

• Lead groups of engineers in the commissioning/start-up phase of complex projects and the mothballing/demothballing of existing plants

• Ensure that all designs comply with standards, are cost competitive, viable, and meet operational safety requirements

• Review waiver requests for noncompliance design and construction issues and provide technical advice for satisfactory resolution

• Develop/provide technical direction for, and act as mentor to, junior engineers

• Participate in standards reviews to assure inclusion of requirements that are of practical benefit to field operation and maintenance in regard to safety and efficiency of the plants

• Provide guidance on standards development through technical committee participation

• Interpret standards and recommends changes to reduce costs associated with overly stringent requirements

• Plan and execute long-range technical and operational studies

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to +27 (0) 86 605 3312. You can also contact Lindy on +27 (0) 21 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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