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  • Job reference: RMS0154286

Simulation Principal Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/02/2015
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company which will construct, own and operate a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. Our client will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Apply technical expertise and knowledge of computer simulation technologies to test the performance, durability, safety and functionality of supply chain and site integration modeling.

1. Act as a modeling technical leader, designing and delivering supply chain design solutions using Simio modeling & simulation software
2. Rapidly learn, in detail, existing simulation software and model, from SLHC to the ports, in order to run scenarios and conduct experiments as required during commissioning, start-up and steady state operations and continuous improvement of the Sadara site.
3. Expand the design & build of modeling & simulation to cover end-to-end Sadara site integration from raw materials to finished products to port.
4. Integrate modelling and simulation activities and deliverables across functions and operations.
5. Simulate scenarios in quick succession to thoroughly explore and understand the performance of the operations.
6. Assist in conducting training sessions for operators, engineers and technicians for better understanding and appreciation of system reliability and proper use of Simulations Engineering software.
7. Validate and recommend improvement opportunities to be implemented to drive initiatives across the enterprise based on the performance of the solution in the simulated environment.
8. Ensure long term continuity of modeling and simulation expertise within Sadara organization via appropriate level of resources, training & knowledge transfer.
9. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in management science, supply chain management or operations research.
• Expertise in Modeling & Simulation
• Broad knowledge base in the areas of chemicals and plastics manufacture and site logistics.
• Extensive practitioner knowledge in the areas of database & data manipulation as well as data analysis techniques and common tools, including Microsoft Office applications.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering or equivalent.
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