KBR Reliability Manager in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

Title: Reliability Manager

Location: SA-Eastern Province-Al Jubail

Job Number: 1047834







Inc. is a global technology, engineering, procurement and construction company serving the hydrocarbons and government services industries, employing about 27,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 70 countries and operations in 40 countries across three distinct global businesses:

Technology & Consulting, including proprietary technology in refining, ethylene, ammonia and fertilizers, and gasification; and niche consulting and know-how through Granherne/Energo and GVA;

Engineering & Construction, including Upstream Oil & Gas; LNG/GTL; Downstream Petrochemicals and Chemicals; and differentiated EPC; and,

Government Services, including program management and long term annuity contracts.

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added consulting services and integrated EPC skills to ensure a consistent project delivery with predictable results. At KBR,





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Job Title:

Reliability Manager


Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

A collaborative energetic Subject Matter Expert (SME) to lead, plan and manage a refinery reliability engineering program in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The role requires proven experience in the development and administration of all aspects of a refinery reliability program including a thorough understanding of reliability risk based engineering metrics and implementation. (E.g. reliability centered maintenance (RCM), predictive preventive maintenance (PPM), failure mode effects analysis (FMEA), root cause analysis (RCA), reliability availability maintainability analysis (RAM), etc.)

Working Hours:

Sun-Thurs 40 hours per week

Role Responsibilities


Together with the Operations and Maintenance management team the Reliability Manager will be required to ensure safe work practices, technical verification of work and system integrity during the daily operations of a refinery complex.

Planning development and management execution of the reliability programs that will allow optimum uptime for the refinery complex including overall program planning and evaluation of effectiveness of risked based reliability activities that impact refinery operations.

Ensure compliance with reliability processes, procedures and technical standards related to best practice for Refinery Uptime.

Provide technology guidance and oversight to refinery reliability teams and interface with operations, maintenance, and technology teams.

Develop and implement risked based Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and feedback for refinery production efficiencies.

Oversee guidance and mentoring for the development of reliability engineering personnel.

Oversee and approve reliability department budgets.

Manage reliability personnel and ensure verification of integrity of the work.

Provides leadership and education to ensure compliance with safety and reliability programs




Skills & Experience

Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in the refinery industry.

Minimum of ten (10) years of reliability engineering experience in the refinery or petrochemical industry.

Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory role in the refinery or petrochemical industry.

Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferably Mechanical or Chemical.

Software skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, and Power Point and working knowledge of refinery operations.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Certification as a Maintenance and Reliability Professional is desirable.

Due to visa restrictions and availability we can only consider Western candidates for this position

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Working in a corporate role or on one of our projects, you will apply your knowledge and expertise to deliver excellent results to our clients. We encourage a transparent and friendly working environment where you can see the value of your contributions and grow through career development opportunities both locally and on our global projects.

You will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package including employee benefits and a career that is both financially and personally rewarding.

Job: Engineering/Technical – Industrial/Manufacturing