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Sr. Scientist, (APAC)

Org Unit Name:  PDP Chemical / Agri Technologies
Location:  India-Bangalore 



To work on a broad array of projects supporting the Global Technology Licensing group within SABIC with special focus on the development of process design packages (PDP’s) and support of licensing out activities throughout the entire cycle of a technology transfer project.


The role of Process Engineer is to work with multi-disciplinary internal and external teams to develop and optimize process design packages, support SABIC’s technology licensees during FEED, EPC and provide technical support during start-ups and operations. The role include leading activities in the preparation of the design packages and other related tasks. The Process Engineer may also be working with Technology Development and R&D teams and other business units to evaluate inquiries from potential clients as well as preparing required documents for developing new technologies within SABIC.  


Job Responsibilities

  • Skill in developing project scope, plan, monitor, manage and change control for projects.
  • Strong understanding of engineering codes, best practices and applicable national and international regulations in process engineering discipline in order to apply the standards and regulations.
  • Able to do risk assessment for the project as well as license ability of developed technologies and provide mitigation plan.
  • Document the lessons learnt while executing the project and share best practices for future improvement in the all steps of project execution.
  • Thorough technical knowledge of process engineering such as equipment design, engineering software & calculation so as to be able to develop and approve design, engineering deliverables and equipment supplier evaluation. Strong knowledge to develop/review engineering drawings/equipment datasheets.
  • In-depth understanding of the hazardous and toxic properties of processes and participates in developing required mitigation actions. Strong knowledge in relief devices design by analyzing relief scenarios and load calculation for plant safety.
  • Support during FEED, EPC and plant commissioning and start-up.
  • Technical expertise to coach/teach with the purpose of developing others.
  • Clear understanding of capex cost estimation terminology, methods and tools to estimate cost for projects. Able to estimate total installed cost for the project with right assumptions and generate reports.
  • In-depth knowledge by participating in different engineering reviews related to safety like HAZID,PHA,HAZOP, Health and operability assessments etc… and provides solutions to the findings from these reviews to reduce the impact.
  • Collaborate with the project team members and  other stakeholders to gather relevant information to complete the assigned task.
  • Lead the project team in various project reviews like PFD/PID/PHA/Final PDP, and actively contribute to achieve the functional objectives.
  • Coach the team and prepare the deliverables in the prescribed standardized format. Monitor the quality of deliverables submitted to stakeholders by managing the revisions.
  • Good knowledge of engineering, value engineering, other applicable value improvement processes and best practices relevant to process engineering discipline and propose ideas/suggestion during various stages of project reviews.
  • Review existing design/technology and suggests options to improve the technology by right equipment selection, appropriate design and process configuration as applicable for the specific technology and obtain agreement with proper stakeholders.
  • Develop tools and templates required to execute the project in quality and timely manner.




  • B.Tech in Chemical Engineering       
  • Minimum 10 years of experience is needed.
  • Experience of handling major PDP, CDP, FEED and Detailed Engineering Activities including exposure to plant and Project implementation.
  • Experience in process simulation and different Petrochemical technologies
  • Experience in project engineering or operations is desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of Process simulators such as Aspen, Hysis, Line hydraulic calculation software, Relief load calculation software, etc.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Detail orientated.
  • Effective analytical and problems solving skills.
  • Creative and innovative.
  • Ability to communicate effectively process concepts.
  • Good knowledge of International standards, codes and regulations
  • Good knowledge of Process improvement best practices



SABIC is a global diversified chemicals company, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. SABIC manufactures on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products:  chemicals, commodity and high performance plastics, agri-nutrients and metals.


SABIC supports its customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end-use applications such as construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, transportation and clean energy. Production in 2019 was 72.6 million metric tons.


SABIC has more than 33,000 employees worldwide and operates in around 50 countries. Fostering innovation and a spirit of ingenuity, SABIC has 12,540 global patent filings, and has significant research resources with innovation hubs in five key geographies – USA, Europe, Middle East, South Asia and North Asia.

SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.