Optimization and Planning Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB408561

Optimization and Planning Engineer

  • Kuwait
  • Closes July 1
  • 54 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Kuwait

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 54
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor


  • The Optimization and Capital Planning Engineer will be responsible for developing and implementing optimization strategies for refinery operations and capital investment projects.
  • This role involves analyzing data, modeling refinery processes, and working closely with cross-functional teams to enhance efficiency, profitability, and sustainability.

About this role

  • Develop and maintain optimization models for refinery processes.
  • Collaborate with production, maintenance, and finance teams to identify and evaluate capital projects.
  • Conduct economic analysis to determine project feasibility and return on investment.
  • Support the development of long-term capital plans and budgets.
  • Monitor industry trends and advancements in refinery optimization technologies.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and company safety standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and support for operational troubleshooting and process improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in functions of refinery, petrochemicals or LNGI facilities including working in corporate functions
  • Additional Training in project monitoring software – Primavera, Project economics and IT applications


  • Salary:
    • Monthly Rate in KWD (All inclusive)
  • Work Schedule:
    • 9 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • Perm-Hire
  • Location:
    • Al Zour, Kuwait

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