Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC) Process Specialist


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.
You will be an integral part of our process engineering team providing deep technical insights for a specific process engineering technology area (i.e. Fluid Catalytic Cracking or FCC), and provide support to ExxonMobil’s manufacturing facilities globally.
Currently, we have an opportunity for an experienced FCC Process Specialist to join our Kuala Lumpur Technology Center team. The position is based in Kuala Lumpur and you will be working very closely with our global process engineering team and manufacturing sites’ teams.

What you will do


If successful, your key deliverables include: 

  • Provide active Technical Leadership, assisting organization in goal setting, mentorship of less experienced engineers, sharing technical and organizational knowledge, envisioning and influencing improvements and value capture
  • Process modeling sustainment and deployment support
  • Mentor and train less experienced technical specialists
  • Provide Fluid Catalytic process engineering and technical support to ExxonMobil and third party licensee manufacturing sites 
  • Provide capital projects with Fluid Catalytic process engineering and technical support to meet business needs and efficient use of capital
  • Lead or support troubleshooting or improvement opportunities for Fluid Catalytic process units
  • Work collaboratively with vendors and suppliers to ensure appropriate design, manufacture, testing and delivery of equipment
  • Support successful installation, commissioning, and operation of grassroots or revamped facilities

About you


Skills and Qualifications

To be eligible for this role, you must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in oil and gas, petrochemical or refining industry
  • Minimum eight years of specialization in Fluid Catalytic Cracking (FCC)
  • Technical site or unit experience including monitoring, troubleshooting, asset support, projects and turnarounds
  • Process and equipment design experience including use of process simulation packages, such as Aspen, Pro-II, and KBC Petro-SIM
  • Ability to demonstrate following:
    • Ensure health of FCC modeling and optimization tools, and identify needed changes
    • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
    • Knowledgeable in FCC reaction kinetics
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and collaboration skills, especially in multi-cultural global team
    • Strategic thinking and develop creative fit for purpose solutions to resolve operational problems
    • Influence and promote change to achieve desired results with no or minimal direct authority
    • Willingness to travel internationally as needed for various business reasons

Your Benefits:


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

Application Process


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