Campus Hire - Manufacturing Control Systems 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


ExxonMobil is a place where we believe people should think independently, take initiative, grow to their full potential, and help shape the future of energy. With a long history of industry leadership and cutting-edge innovation, we are committed to addressing the dual challenge facing society today: meeting the world’s growing demand for energy while reducing environmental impacts, including the risk of climate change.


We are expanding our manufacturing process control organization and looking for control system engineers to support to ExxonMobil manufacturing sites, include system development, installation, commissioning, and maintenance activities and who enjoy working in dynamic, collaborative, and diverse global teams.


Currently, we have an opportunity for an entry level Manufacturing Control Systems engineer to join our global team. The role is based in Menara ExxonMobil Kuala Lumpur office. 

What you will do


If successful, you will represent the Business Unit to provide efficient above-site Control Systems support. You will be part of the team which leverages central work processes and tools to sustain control systems infrastructure to ensure operational reliability and cybersecurity. You will have the opportunity to grow your technical skills while providing essential systems support for manufacturing sites. Developing a strong relationship with site stakeholders and committing yourself to the business outcomes through quality work deliverables will be the key to success.


In summary, we are looking for an entry level engineer who is willing to learn and contribute in a fast-paced environment. Key deliverables include:

  • Support process control systems infrastructure (software/hardware) and advanced control applications for refineries and chemical plants.
  • Provide input to the design of computing infrastructure such as servers, operating systems, and networks to site engineers.
  • Deploy cybersecurity measures and sustain fit-for-risk mitigations for the industrial control systems (ICS) environment.
  • Provide effective above-site Control Systems sustainment support.
  • Leverage work processes and tools that are in place to facilitate effective above-site support and identify opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Primary interface for remote engineering support with manufacturing Site Engineers/Site Single Point of contact to meet site priorities and opportunities to ensure reliable control system operation.
  • Establish yourself as an extended member of the site Control Systems team, and proactively contribute to work-planning and prioritization discussions.
  • Collaborate with Application Engineers to ensure applications infrastructure within scope of responsibility are operating at optimum level.
  • Maintain strong working relationship with central engineering, Control System Support Team (CSST) regarding the CSST Roadmap, upgrades, enhancements, or initiatives involving equipment and/or systems relating to the (ICSE).
  • Interface with and provide input to SME and Supervisor on control system issues and opportunities.

About you


To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Computer Science/ Information Technology
  • Be familiar with one or more of the following IT technologies: virtualization, networking, Windows servers, operating systems, Active Directory, domain controllers and/or automation scripting
  • Be able to demonstrate the following:
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Troubleshooting, innovative and analytical thinking
    • Intellectual rigor, strong drive, and desire to lead change

Preference will be given to those who have the following:

  • Experience supporting DCS/ PLC in manufacturing domain environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural global team spanning across different timezones
  • Understanding of operational aspects such as high availability, monitoring, security, and robustness

Your Benefits:


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

Application Process


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