Engineer (Kuala Lumpur Technology Center)


Kuala Lumpur, 14, MY

Company:  ExxonMobil


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:


Specialized Skills

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Supply Chain Optimization Engineer
  • Lead Supply Chain technology projects across multiple business lines and develop new business opportunities
  • Provide creative technical input to resolve logistics and network modeling problems and to optimize Supply Chain R&D programs
  • Take ownership of work on optimization technology development in collaboration with the technical leadership and management team
  • Degree in Industrial / Chemical Engineering (Optimization, Operation Research, Applied Mathematics, Statistics or similar field)
  • Working knowledge of Linear, Non-Linear, Mixed Integer Linear and Non-Linear programming and stochastic processes
  • Experience with relevant software such as AIMMS, Supply Chain Guru, Gurobi and Simio is an added advantage
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

Petroleum & Geoscience Disciplines

Position title What you will be doing What you should have
Reservoir Simulation Engineer
  • Improving reservoir description through fluid analysis, core evaluation, well testing interpretation, and production performance analysis
  • Conducting production forecasts and reserves assessments to support development/depletion planning and production optimization opportunities
  • Developing and/or leveraging new reservoir engineering technologies to support business solutions
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering - preferably Petroleum, Chemical or Mechanical engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Reservoir Engineering, analytical performance prediction, depletion planning, reserves assessment, reservoir surveillance & optimization, and volumes forecast
  • Competency in reservoir simulation in Eclipse/INTERSECT; able to perform model building, history matching & forecasting with well/field management
  • Improving resource description and reservoir characterization through integrated seismic interpretation, well log analysis and subsurface mapping
  • Integration of production and reservoir engineering data to support depletion planning and reservoir management strategies
  • Opportunity generation including planning, evaluation and/or execution of field development / drill well programs / wellwork opportunities


  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Geology, Geophysics or Earth Sciences; 
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • upstream oil and gas industry (at least 5 years of experience)
    • mature production assets
    • reservoir modeling
  • Competency in integrated seismic interpretation, opportunity generation and prospect evaluation


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
Process Safety Engineer
  • Provide process safety engineering expertise for ExxonMobil’s Upstream and Downstream assets and projects
  • Facilitate Risk Assessment and Process Hazard Analysis and conduct process safety studies including dispersion modelling
  • Support continuous improvement of ExxonMobil process safety standards, tools and practices
  • Degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Preferably with 2 years of experience or more in:
    • Process design / process safety engineering
    • Hazard identification, risk analyses and assessment methodologies
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



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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