Production Planning Manager - 3395567

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  • Production Planning Manager Jobs in SaudiArabia - 3395567

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  • 1 - 10 Years
  • SaudiArabia
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Job Description


The Production Planning position will primarily be responsible for commercial optimization of IGCC operations within defined operating envelopes This position is a key interface between Saudi Aramco Jazan refinery production planning team and IGCC Operations team This position needs to be familiar with the feedstocks, products, bi-products of IGCC complex, impacts of supply upsets and the inventory management of inventory volumes in order to ensure that the IGCC JV meets its obligation to Saudi Aramco

This position requires a broad knowledge and experience in the IGCC (Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle) business with a strong ability to analyze data, diagnose complex business and operational process needs and possess strong leadership, work process and communication skills

The position is responsible for all aspects of the IGCC Production Planning for the JV which covers the supply of 6+ feedstock streams, 20+ product streams and 6+ bi-product streams They ensure that the customers objectives and business interests are understood in the relationship The incumbent is responsible for establishing relationships at the Saudi Aramcos Jazan Refinery Production team, understanding and communicating Saudi Aramcos refining requirements to IGCC Operations team, Communicating the technical limitations andor planned maintenance that would impact the IGCC Product delivery to Saudi Aramco


The job holder will be responsible for all aspects of Production Planning for the Jazan IGCC facility, to include the following main responsibilities

Leads process for setting Long Term, Medium Term and Short Term forecasting and production planning

Balance the feedstock availability with product requires using facility ASPEN model against the any operations, maintenance and other constraints with Saudi Aramco counterparts

Communicate the impact of Feedstock Switch on the ability to achieve the Nominated Output from IGCC plant to Saudi Aramco and develop Feedstock switching plan

Communicate key optimization targets, constraints and trade-offs to other disciplines

Develops procedures and work process for forecasting and production planning

Develops basis for and aligned with Saudi Aramco critical inventory levels and response procedures for upset conditions to facilitate the overall complex availability

Continuously monitors and communicates with Operations team to ensure consistency with established inventory control guidelines and production plans

The job holder shall be intimately familiar with all the critical agreements ; IGCC Feedstock, Product Supply Agreement and Auxiliary Services agreements The job holder shall closely collaborate with Commercial Director to include daily production targets, communication of upsets impacting the IGCC revenues Due to the commercial complexity and highly technical nature of site this is complex balancing act

For example

20+ different process units with a high degree of integration and technical production complexity within the IGCC

5 Feedstocks streams with complex production impacts to multiple products

25+ Products and Bi-Products, all with high availability guarantees

5 Efficiency Guarantees all linked together with the unit operation

VR and HSFO to steam, power and Hydrogen

ULSD usage and efficiency guarantees

ASU specific power production of GOX & GAN

Propane Butane Consumption

HSD usage consumption

Monitors laboratory results associated with all the Feedstocks & Products of IGCC Complex and ensures that corrective actions are taken to correct andor mitigate off-spec supply

Identifies opportunities and collaborates with other stakeholders across multiple functions to enhance operational performance without compromising product supply requirements to Saudi Aramcos Jazan Include close collaboration with the IGCC Operations and Maintenance organizations

Coordinating & Coaching team members (Planners & Schedulers) within the IGCC and through the value-chain on IGCC & Refinery Capability, Feasibility and Scheduling

Create strategies for efficiency, cost revenue effective scheduling of outages and shutdowns



University degree in Science, Engineering or Business

Minimum 10 years industry experience in Petro-Chemical plant production planning

An understanding of oil refinery process units & their operational capabilities and awareness of refining economics

An understanding of petrochemical production planning scheduling tools and systems

Some experience with Linear Programming Optimization tools such as Aspen or equivalent

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and strong written and oral presentation skills in English

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Type:Company Job

Deadline:30th Nov 2024

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