Role details

Petrochemical Chemist Specialist

Saudi Arabia   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Petrochemical Chemist Specialist
  • Petrochemical industry

About Our Client

Our client is specialized in petrochemical industry in Saudi Arabia.

Job Description

  • Support site-wide manufacturing operations in identifying and troubleshooting production problems using expertise in organic and analytical chemistry. Develop innovative solutions for production problems with consideration for cost contributors such as capital, cycle time, and operations efficiency.
  • Perform analytical measurements and interpret results from problematic process streams to develop insight into reaction mechanisms and process conditions that can lead to process fouling, yield losses, quality reductions, compliant problems, etc.
  • Identify process inefficiencies through effective monitoring followed by development of action plans for optimization.
  • Collaborate with support functional areas such as Engineering, Quality Control, Operations, EHS&S, Quality Assurance, Production Planning, etc. to rectify issues related to the release of final product.
  • Support raw material source changes by conducting technical assessments to ensure safe and compliant implementation of change and continuity of supply

The Successful Applicant

  • Associate degree in Industrial Chemistry or related area in Engineering / Technology field to Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with Quality Control laboratory, or as Process Chemist
  • Analytical capability for highly specialized analytical projects / work utilizing advanced analytical instrumentation to support process optimization, and troubleshooting capabilities in petrochemical plants
  • Knowledge of operating two or more of the following advanced laboratory instrumentation such as GC-MS, LC-MS, and knowledge about Microscopy and other advanced analytical areas is preferred
  • Will support the area of Gas Chromatography, and Liquid Chromatography Mass Spec
  • leadership skills as well as good command of English language, and good writing and communication skills
  • Candidate must be authorized to work within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Candidates with experience from the UK would be highly appreciated

What's on Offer

Attractive package

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