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.


We are seeking a CCR Platformer Engineer to join our Yanbu Refinery Department (YRD).


Yanbu Refinery is a domestic refinery located on the west coast of Saudi Arabia with a daily crude processing capacity of 250,000 BPD. Yanbu Refinery operates 40,000BPD of Naphtha Hydrotreater and CCR/Platformer Units in addition to other conventional hydrocarbon processing units.


Your primary role will be to support the Yanbu Refinery in the field of Process/Chemical Engineering assisting in the monitoring and performance improvements of the CCR/Platformer and Naphtha Hydrotreating Units, maximization of the unit’s production while maintaining clean fuel mode of operation, supporting the contact engineers on day-to-day issues, process equipment design/evaluation, process modeling, energy optimization and economic evaluation.

Kay Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:


Provide engineering technical support to the Refinery Operations.

Perform unit monitoring and performance evaluations.

Conduct troubleshooting/assisting operations divisions in resolving Operations related problems.

Monitor Advance Process Control and alleviate the constraints to maximize APC utilization.

Conduct catalyst performance analysis, yield estimates and life cycle estimation.

Lead HAZOP, MOC, Root Cause analysis and incidents investigations.

Prepare annual and long range operating plans and objectives.

Identify the units constraints and perform debottleneck studies.

Conduct engineering studies to improve refinery gross margins.

Conduct energy audits and surveys to improve refinery energy performance and energy KPI’s.

Provide capital project design reviews and commissioning support.

Involve in development of procedures and reviews.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelors degree in Chemical Engineering from a recognized and approved program.  


You should have a minimum of 10 years of experience in CCR/Platforming and Naphtha Hydrotreating.


Experience in the Crude Unit, Diesel Hydrotreating, Penex ISOM, Merox Units, Amine Treating and Sulfur Recovery Units will be an advantage.


You must have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices, international standards, and economic principles.

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.


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.