Heat Exchanger 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. 


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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 our team

Provide technical guidance for heat exchanger design, operation, and troubleshooting across the global fleet for ExxonMobil Refining, Chemicals and Upstream businesses with application of conventional and advanced heat exchanger technology. Provide technical guidance for optimization, monitoring and reliability improvements across the global heat exchanger fleet. Support heat exchanger selection and design for global ExxonMobil Capital Projects.

What you will do

  • Manufacturing site troubleshooting and turnaround support with regards to heat exchangers
  • Select, design, and evaluate heat exchangers for common processes.
  • Gain familiarity with ExxonMobil and third-party Heat Exchanger tools.
  • Evaluate and mitigate heat exchanger flow-induced vibration potential. 
  • Perform quality control of heat exchanger design for global ExxonMobil Capital Projects.

About you

Skills and Qualifications

  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineering Degree (BSME or MSME)
  • Proficient skillset using HTRI software is required for this position.
  • 5+ years’ experience as a Process Heat Exchanger specialist (thermal/hydraulic) 
  • A working knowledge of MS Excel, Aveva PROII, Aspen HYSYS, PVElite, JMP, SEEQ, E2G SagePlus are preferred.
  • Strong analytical/technical skills in design, monitoring and troubleshooting of various heat exchangers; shell & tubes, air fin coolers, plate and frame etc.
  • Deep understanding in operations of thermosiphon reboiler, kettle, condensers.
  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills used in the development of standards and reports.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience supporting one or more of: Refining, Petrochemical, Upstream facilities.
  • Working knowledge of a wide variety of heat exchanger types and their applications (e.g., shell and tube, finfan, plate type, BAHX, etc.)
  • Willingness to work across time zones to support global business.

Your Benefits:

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

Application Process

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