Process Modeling Engineer


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

What is required?

  • hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Thursday, 1 June 2023

About this role: Process Modeling Engineer

  • Apply process modeling expertise to support R&D projects throughout the technology development process, from concept to commercialization;
  • Utilize state-of-the-art modeling tools and simulation software to support process design and optimization, scaling up of technologies from R&D into deployment;
  • Create innovative process configurations that enhance the competitiveness of R&D projects;
  • Support R&D teams to optimize process design and reduce capital cost;
  • Conduct techno-economic analysis and benchmarking of R&D projects against commercial technologies;
  • Analyze the carbon footprint and energy intensity of new and existing refining and petrochemical processes; and suggest process improvements to reduce the carbon footprint and enhance energy efficiency;
  • Find creative solutions to technical problems, both working individually and within a team;
  • Liaise with business stakeholder and engineering teams within Company.


  • Master degree in Chemical Engineering, a PhD degree is preferred;
  • At least 10 years of experience in the refining and/or petrochemicals industries, including at least five years in process modeling and techno-economic assessment;
  • Highly proficient in chemical process modeling using Aspen Plus and/or Aspen HYSYS;
  • Experienced in refinery and petrochemical flowsheeting (PFD and P&ID), and equipment sizing and capital cost estimation;
  • Highly skilled in developing mass and energy balances using various analytical techniques and calculation methods;
  • Knowledgeable about standard refining and petrochemical processes (e.g. fluid catalytic cracking, hydrocracking, reforming), and utilities processes;
  • Proven ability to conduct detailed techno-economic assessments of R&D projects;
  • Experience with R&D projects, process development, lifecycle analysis, and/or scale up is a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the capability to work effectively across multiple functional departments.

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Suresh Jogi
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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