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Aromatics Technology Specialist

  • Job reference: 912467
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 30/03/2017

* Lead technical discussions and recommendations on aromatics products for new projects and ventures
* Develop preferred licensor guidelines for aromatics products
* Support domestic joint ventures for in-Kingdom and out-of-Kingdom projects
* Provide due diligence support for evaluation and appraisal of manufacturing assets in the operation, maintenance, and reliability areas. Conduct performance reviews of the company's aromatics operations
* Assess new and emerging aromatics technologies and support technology research and development
* Act as a bridge for communications between refineries and Corporate Planning on technical and technology related aspects of aromatics production and selection, both for refinery and cracker operations
* Provide high level engineering expertise in the resolution of plant operational problems

Key Challenges
* Ability to manage change and the ability to introduce and support new programs.
* Embracing the challenges and being adaptable
* Adapting to client's corporate culture, as well as that of the region
* Interfacing credibly with and influencing senior management
* Taking quick action in a large corporate environment and an ability to deal with ambiguity
* Drawing on experience and the collective knowledge of the team to make sound decisions under pressure and within corporate guidelines
* Ability to work in a consultative role, without direct reports, where influencing skills become crucial to ensure job success

* Extensive experience in the petrochemical industry with predominantly in aromatics manufacturing and technical support
* Deep experience in the petrochemicals industry, with significant knowledge in aromatics manufacturing, technical support and aromatics technology management.
* Must be knowledgeable of available technologies for aromatics manufacturing for multiple different products, and have a general market and commercial understanding of aromatics and their derivatives in downstream products and industries
* Strong knowledge and technical capabilities in understanding aromatics processes
* Prior leadership position in aromatics manufacturing and technology management in the development and execution of growth strategies