25 Mar, 2024

Engineer, Instrument & Control System

  • Jubail Saudi Arabia
Controller Chemicals

Job Description

Chemistry that Matters™ 

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.


It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. We are mindful about the importance of the team we are building and how our team members impact to our culture.   We believe that good ideas come from anywhere, being inclusive to diverse perspectives is stimulating, encourages innovation and is critical to our mission. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Provides technical support for production department by plant performance monitoring, reporting and implementing advanced process control solutions on high level computing application processing platform.

Job Purpose & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all Control Systems are working properly specially for Plants DCS and PIMS Reporting system.
  • Modify Process Control Systems software to improve the effectiveness of process controllability and requirements.
  • Record the plant history and provide information to other sections in a form of trends or sheets to be used as reference for comparison, investigation, modification and training
  • Troubleshoots plant process control and instrumentation problems to determine root cause and recommend options for eliminating such problems. Analyzes historical process information and control system interaction, carries out tests on instrumentation systems, contacts manufacturers, if necessary, to seek information, makes recommendations to rectify the instrument or control problems and in carrying out final testing and commissioning. Participates in activities such as RIS, RCA, PHA, PSSR, JSA and other requirements.
  • Perform Reliability improvement study considering the chronic issues, repeated failures and obsolescence.
  • Identify improvement opportunities for plants instrumentation and process control systems with the aim of improving the efficiency, operability, safety, reliability of plants processes. Includes contributing to the development of process control and instrumentation change options and related decision making and making specific recommendations for control system changes.
  • Witness the functional checkout of the unit shutdown system. Includes working with Maintenance personnel to ensure that all instrumentation in the shutdown system is functioning properly and ensuring that the shutdown system is correctly reflected in the shutdown manual
  • Implements replacement in kind for major equipment and for direct purchase request. Prepares tender preparation and processing activities for capital purchase requests. Prepares specification for work, reviews bid submission including general work programs and comments on technical acceptability of bid received.
  • Implements DCS and TRICONEX system configuration implementation changes (point building, graphics, tag points, data base changes, etc.) & train the new Engineers (on job training).
  • Develop CDP for capital projects, review of design package from EPM, execution and project close out support.
  • Maintain the system software's and system back-up.
  • Support the execution of plant MOC (Management of change) including updated document review and project close out.
  • Prepares technical reports and studies as directed by manager Access Meridium to et/u date the required   reliability Data

Minimum Education/Experience Requirements

•          B. S. in Electrical, Instrument or Control System Engineering

•          ISA Certificate is preferred.

•          Knowledge in RCA, RCM, RIS, SAP & Meridium.


5 years related working experience in petrochemicals plants or refineries


Job Specific Skills

•          DCS.

•          ESD.





We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer.  We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion.

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