Job Purpose/Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Operator, Field to join our team. Responsible for the day-to-day operational activities in the process area to ensure uninterrupted production and safe operation of the plant. Provides guidance and assistance with troubleshooting in the plant; provides guidance and training to trainee field operations and functions as an effective interface between field & control operators and the shift supervisor to enable all jobs allocated to the field to be executed timely and efficiently.

  • Start and stop the unit as per standard operating procedures based on the instructions of supervisors.
  • Monitor and log all critical process parameters of the plant by observing gauges, dials, switches, alarms, and other indicators to ensure that all machines are working properly.
  • Undertake physical inspections in the field to ensure operational equipment is in good working condition.
  • Ensure all actions are taken for the safe shutdown and start-up in specific areas of the plant in line with standard operating procedures.
  • Train new hires and cross-train other staff members.
  • Monitor and report the operational performance of the process to ensure continuous, smooth, and uninterrupted operations.
  • Provide suggestions for the improvement of plant operations and/or procedures.
  • Troubleshoot and solve operational problems in coordination with DCS Panel operator and Shift Supervisor.
  • Unload raw materials into designated storage tanks as per standard operating procedures and dispatch finished products into tankers/ISO containers as per SOP (whenever applicable).
  • Ensure that the workplace is maintained clean and tidy at all times in line with company standards.
  • Take appropriate actions to meet health, safety, and environmental guidelines, regulations, and conditions within acceptable norms and standards.
  • Follow and enforce all safety precautions and procedures to ensure the safety of equipment and personnel.
  • Write and submit reports to Shift Supervisor regarding operational performance, plant equipment, maintenance requirements, etc.
  • Follow all safety instructions and notices and wear personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times and promote a culture of “Safety First” as reflected by low accidents and incident rates.
  • Be educated on all operational EHS (Environment, Health, and Safety) guidelines to ensure observation of standard EHS processes and operating procedures.


  • High school diploma, Technical Diploma, or equivalent education.


  • 2 to 6 years of operational experience with sound knowledge of manufacturing, chemical processes, and operations.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Planning and scheduling.
  • Work in confined spaces, hot works, and work at heights.
  • Understanding of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standards.
  • Work Permit Procedure/Work Permit Issuer.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and apply policies, practices, and operating procedures.
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to adhere to company policies and standard business etiquette.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Self-starter with minimal supervision required for routine activities.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and foster a cooperative team environment.


Job Category: Technical Paraprofessional
Job Type: Contractor Full Time
Job Location: Jubail Industrial City
JOB ID: 40000135 40000149

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