Hindsight Economist


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 our team


  • Hindsight Economist will be a part of a centralized team who will execute Overall (Production Planning) Model Validation (OMV) and (Production Performance) Lookback (LB) of a specific/integrated manufacturing sites. 
  • Hindsight/lookback process is intended to replace existing site lookback processes and complement current model validation work processes.
  • These positions are not limited to Malaysians only.

What you will do


  • Execute the monthly backcasting/lookback process, to analyze, identify opportunities and to present them to the sites driving improvement in molecule management and profitability.
  • Responsible for making tool improvements e.g. configuration/tag changes, planning case set up improvements, model biasing, etc.
  • Work closely with Site Sr Economists to understand the opportunities identified by the lookback analysis and execute the follow ups.
  • Work closely with Modeling & Optimization engineers to understand the potential gaps in planning model, investigate further and make necessary adjustments to the model.

About you


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree / MSc. / MEng in Chemical Engineering.
  • More than 5 years of experience working in Refinery/Petrochemical manufacturing site, including production planning and scheduling. 
  • Experience with planning tools (e.g. LP models) and manufacturing economics knowledge preferred.


Your Benefits:


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

Application Process


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