31 Jan, 2024

Advanced Control Applications Engineer

  • Exxon Mobile
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Controller Petrochemicals & Refining

Job Description

About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


ExxonMobil in Malaysia


ExxonMobil is one of the world's largest publicly traded energy providers and chemical manufacturers, ExxonMobil develops and applies next-generation technologies to help safely and responsibly meet the world's growing needs for energy and high-quality chemical products.


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.


What role you will play in our team

Depending on your experience level, you will be designated as a senior, mid or entry-level process control engineer. You will be embedded within our rapidly expanding Kuala Lumpur Process Control team. As a member of the team, you will either be sustaining our suite of process control assets across the globe, improving the unit performance or energy use or be actively involved in scoping and developing new applications across our business lines in Product Solutions or Upstream. 

What you will do

  • 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 technical expertise support to ExxonMobil refineries, chemicals and upstream facilities globally on base and advanced control applications and support for capital projects
  • Design new or modify existing process control schematics to improve operators’ ability to respond to abnormal situations
  • Improve abnormal event detection capability and alarm management at ExxonMobil refineries and chemical facilities worldwide
  • Involvement in developing technology extension programs, R&D and next-generation process control tool

About you

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree in Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in designing and implementing effective control applications for downstream refining, petrochemical industry or upstream facilities
  • Working knowledge in one or more of the following:
  • Distributed Control System (DCS) software and hardware platforms
  • Model predictive control software
  • Programming languages
  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Steady State and Dynamic Simulation Tools 

Your Benefits:

We are committed to providing benefits that are competitive and support the needs of our employees.

Application Process

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