05 Jul, 2022

Engineer (Kuala Lumpur Technology Center)

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Engineer Energy, Renewables & Nuclear Oil & Gas Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

ExxonMobil is one of the largest publicly traded international energy companies, and an industry leader in the petrochemical business. We operate facilities and market products in most countries and explore for oil and natural gas in virtually every region in the world.

 

In Malaysia, we are involved in significant oil and gas production operations and the marketing of chemical products. We also host a global business and technology center in Kuala Lumpur that provides high-level information technology and engineering expertise to ExxonMobil’s upstream, downstream and chemical businesses worldwide.

 

Fresh graduates and experienced professionals are encouraged to apply for the following positions:

 

Top Job

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer (Refining)
  • Provide refining process engineering expertise for ExxonMobil’s manufacturing facilities globally
  • Drives functional excellence by promoting continuous improvement of standards, tools, and practices
  • Provide mentorship to junior and advanced Process Engineers
  • Degree in Engineering (any discipline)
  • Preferably 15 years or more experience in a refinery
  • Broad process technology experience in refining (Distillation, FCC, Coking, HDP/Reforming, Alky, Amines, Utilities)
Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer (Chemical)
  • Provide chemical process engineering expertise for ExxonMobil’s manufacturing facilities globally
  • Drives functional excellence by promoting continuous improvement of standards, tools, and practices
  • Provide mentorship to junior and advanced Process Engineers
  • Degree in Engineering (any discipline)
  • Preferably 15 years or more experience in a chemical plant
  • Broad process technology experience in chemicals (Olefins, Aromatics, Polyolefins, Resins, Specialties Chemicals)
  • Experience in daily operations, unit optimization, troubleshooting, turnarounds and start-ups / shutdowns
Licensing Technical Support Engineer
  • Provide technical consultancy for ExxonMobil technology third-party licensees.
  • Work in an integrated team environment with commercial managers to prepare third party licensing proposals for EM catalyst technologies.
  • Provide onsite or remote technical support during catalyst loading, catalyst change out, start up and performance tests.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering degree or higher
  • 3 years or more experience in Process Design, Process Modelling, Petrochemical Manufacturing and/or Technical Service.
  • Fluency in English is required. Multilingual proficiency for third party interface will be a plus.

Top Job

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Data Scientist
  • Apply various data science technologies (statistical analysis, machine learning, and pattern recognition and data visualization) along with domain knowledge and subject-specific models to solve scientific, engineering, manufacturing and commercial problems.
  • Develop, deploy and sustain applications in the downstream business using advanced quantitative methods.
  • Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to develop data-driven solutions utilizing the domain knowledge where possible.
  • Initiate new impactful data science opportunities from other teams in the business and use data visualization tools to derive insights from data.
  • A Bachelor Degree in Data Science or related discipline (Data Science, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research or other Science disciplines)
  • Preferably 2-3 years of work experience in a data-driven modeling.
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following:
    • Machine learning/statistical learning methodologies such as regression, classification, unsupervised learning, and time series analysis.
    • Programming skills in a scripting language like Python, R or MATLAB.
    • Clean, transform, merge and engineer data from different sources.
    • Design simple user interfaces such as dashboards and communicate analytical findings to senior management and experts from other domains.

 

Specialized Skills

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Compositional Modeling Engineer
  • Map compositional analytical data to a model of composition, and extend existing kinetic networks
  • Fit kinetic parameters to experimental and/or commercial data, and apply and extend property and performance models
  • Support embedding composition-based models into other work flows (e.g. online and offline manufacturing optimization and process monitoring)
  • Support model use, configuration, debugging and updates
  • PhD in Chemical Engineering (or in relevant fields)
  • Experience in modeling kinetic networks is an added advantage
Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) / Distillation Engineer
  • Provide process engineering and technical support to:
    • capital projects in ensuring efficient use of capital
    • mentor and guide less experienced engineers and technical specialists
    • identify opportunities for improvements, research and effectively deploy new technologies
  • Collaborate with vendors and suppliers to ensure appropriate design, manufacture, testing and delivery of equipment
  • Support ExxonMobil manufacturing sites in downstream, chemical and upstream (site turnarounds and startup / shutdown, installation, commissioning and operation of grassroots or revamped facilities)
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • At least 8 years of experience in oil and gas, petrochemical or refining industry
  • At least 4 years of experience in Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) / distillation / fractionation
  • Working knowledge or experience in one or more of the following:
    • technical refining including monitoring, troubleshooting, asset support, projects and turnarounds
    • process and equipment design including use of process simulation packages
  • Experience in R&D and pilot plant facilities will be an added advantage

Specialized Skills

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Heat Exchanger Engineer
  • Provide technical guidance for heat exchanger design, operation, and troubleshooting across downstream and upstream facilities within the global ExxonMobil organisation
  • Provide technical guidance for optimization, monitoring and reliability improvements across the global heat exchanger fleet
  • Support heat exchanger selection and design for capital projects within the global ExxonMobil organisation
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering; Open to fresh graduates
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to work well in a team environment
  • Experience using HTRI programs for designing/analyzing heat exchangers would be a plus

 

Mechanical Engineering

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Static Equipment Engineer
  • Provide Static Equipment technical services to operating units, manufacturing plants, capital projects and research and development organizations
  • Perform piping flexibility, pressure vessel rerates, prepare equipment specifications, develop tools to improve efficiency and drive digitization
  • Understands basic technical principles of Static Equipment and is capable of handling straightforward, non-complex issues independently
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Mechanical Engineering, preferably with 1 to 5 years of experience
  • Effective communication, strong interpersonal skills and analytical ability
  • Experience in designing Vessels, Heat Exchangers, Piping and knowledge of ASME BPVC, ASME B31.3, TEMA and PVElite, CAESAR-II Tool would be a plus

Chemical Engineering

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Chemical Engineer
  • Build technical decision-making process at chemical manufacturing sites, including using models for equipment performance and trend analysis
  • Process monitoring of equipment such as distillation towers, heat exchangers, compressors and furnaces
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge or experience in process simulation tools such as PROII or HYSYS will be an advantage
Offline Optimization Engineer
  • Build, maintain and improve fundamental process models and linear program models of steam cracking / refining units
  • Develop, maintain, implement and improve ancillary toolsets such as reporting, results analysis and model validation tools across ExxonMobil sites to enable optimal selection of chemical feedstocks as well as key operating conditions
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the petrochemical or refining industry:
    • Process modeling practices
    • Off-line or on-line optimization models for large scale refining / chemicals optimization
    • ROMeo or PIMS modeling and optimization platforms
Environmental Engineer
  • Support ExxonMobil sites on:
    • air emissions estimation and dispersion modeling
    • fleet monitoring of water / wastewater treatment facilities
  • Work with technology leads on site performance analysis / recommendations
  • Degree in Chemical or Environmental Engineering
  • Knowledge or experience in process simulation tools like PROII or HYSYS is an added advantage
  • Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply
Safety Relief Engineer
  • Perform overpressure protection studies for ExxonMobil refineries, chemical plants and global projects
  • Deliver innovative and risk-appropriate solutions for overpressure protection system, including relief device installation and flare
  • Support ExxonMobil manufacturing site's overall risk management program for risk associated with safety relief

 

  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Preferably 3 years of experience or more in oil and gas, petrochemical or refining industry
  • Working knowledge or experience in flare modelling or process simulation tools such as Visual Flow, FlareNet, HYSYS or PROII will be an added advantage

 

Chemical Engineering

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Process Safety Engineer
  • Advise operating sites on the management of process safety risks and hazards associated with processes, equipment and operations
  • Conduct formal risk assessments/ Process Hazard Analyses to identify risks associated with site operations/ technologies
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on the applicability and interpretation of both internal and external safety guidelines and standards
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years of petrochemical/ refining (downstream) experience in one or more of the following areas: Safety, Operations and/or Engineering Design
  • Working experience with hazard identification, risk analyses/ assessment and knowledge of industry codes relevant to process safety (e.g. ASME, NFPA).

Hybrid Disciplines

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Advanced Fired Equipment Engineer
  • Provide engineering technical support and develop improvement solutions for furnaces, boilers, flares and thermal oxidizers
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Degree in engineering, preferably in Chemical or Mechanical engineering
  • More than 10 years of experience in supporting fired (combustion) equipment, either at an operating facility or through design work
  • Demonstrated technical management and leadership capabilities
Process Control Application Engineer
  • Develop and implement basic regulatory and advanced control applications at ExxonMobil refineries and chemical facilities worldwide
  • Develop and apply tools and techniques to improve the effectiveness of process control applications
  • Provide global technical expertise to ExxonMobil refineries, chemicals and upstream facilities globally on base and advanced control applications and support for capital projects
  • Degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 2-3 years of experience in designing and implementing effective control applications in downstream refining, petrochemical industry or upstream facilities
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following:
    • Distributed Control System (DCS) software and hardware platforms (Honeywell TDC/EPKS, Yokogawa, Emerson, Schneider, ABB etc.)
    • Model predictive control software (AspenTech DMC or similar platforms)
    • Programming languages (VB, Matlab, Python, SQL)
    • Data analytics and visualization (SeeQ, JMP, Tableau, Power BI)
    • Steady State and Dynamic Simulation Tools (HySys, Unisim, DynSim)
Control Systems Engineer
  • Support process control systems' infrastructure (software/hardware) and advanced control applications for refineries and chemical plants
  • Design and engineer computing infrastructure such as servers, operating systems and networks
  • Integrate and deploy advanced control applications into the industrial control systems (ICS) environment
  • Degree in Computer Science/IT or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience with virtualization, containers, networking, Windows Server operating systems, PowerShell, Python
  • Experience with software configuration, integration, testing and technical documentation

 

 

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