Advanced Instruments Engineer


Kuala Lumpur, 14, MY

Company:  ExxonMobil


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 the team  


We are expanding our organization and looking for passionate individuals with a technical mindset to drive change in our business, and who enjoy working in dynamic, collaborative, and diverse global teams. This position is for an experienced Instrument Engineer in support of our business lines in Product Solutions or Upstream facilities globally. You will be part of our engineering team providing technical support and insights to the site with a focus on fleet management, asset improvement, project support and technology selection.

This position will be located in Menara ExxonMobil in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

What you will do


  • Support global fleet reviews and use analytics to provide actionable insights
  • Support all phases of the capital project, e.g. HAZOP reviews, SIL assessment , detail engineering, equipment strategy development
  • Manage long term equipment improvement initiatives for global instruments fleet.
  • Develop engineering solutions to address and rectify issues across ExxonMobil operating units.
  • Provide engineering support through cross functional or discipline related activities
  • Provide technical training related to Instrumentation as required.
  • Utilizing all relevant Company processes, systems, standards to perform work.  


About you


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or other related disciplines
  • Between 5 to 15 years of relevant engineering experience in the Upstream, Downstream or EPC industries
  • Familiarity with Industry Instrumentation standards (ISA, API, IEC, etc.)
  • Experienced in Field Instrumentation - Flow, Pressure, Level, and Temperature & Control valve sizing 
  • Safety System Design Expertise (including SIL calculation skills, IEC 61511 knowledge)     
  • Specialized support for PLC/TMR based systems, including Turbo Machinery Controls and Equipment Health Monitoring Systems for Rotating Equipment 
  • Various plant startups/Turnaround Support , Project Construction and Commissioning.
  • Risk Assessment Analysis skills
  • Willingness / interest to become a long term technical specialist. 
  • Has a safety mindset 
  • Must be self-motivated and effective as a team member interested in providing customer focused support to projects and sites
  • Able to mentor team members and demonstrate leadership 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel 

Your Benefits:


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

Application Process


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