Refractory and Ceramics Engineer

Exxon Mobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.



What role you will play in our team


  • Lead company efforts to advance Ceramic and Refractory Material Technologies in support of global operations.
  • Innovate Technology solutions to support corporate Low Carbon Solution objectives.
  • Position is located in Spring TX, USA

What you will do


  • Collaborate across diverse company teams and engage with external partners to identify innovative refractory and ceramic technologies.
  • Evaluate refractory and ceramic material offerings for application in existing and emerging petrochemical applications.
  • External industry engagement to advance industry standards for refractory and ceramics.
  • Support all business line operations (Product Solutions, Upstream and Low Carbon Solutions) in the area of operational integrity and project development.

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • Applicant must possess a minimum B.S., and 5 -10 years relevant experience in field of Ceramic Engineering or Material Science with focus on Ceramic technology. 
  • Eligible to work in United States.
  • Willingness and ability to travel globally.
  • Ability and willingness to perform confined space entry.


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience

  • Field experience with petrochemical or heavy industry applications is highly preferred (steel making, cement, etc.).
  • Experience in decarbonization processes for heavy industry is strongly preferred.
  • Experience with refractory system design, inspection, and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate novel ideas quickly and effectively.
  • Experienced in leading new technology development and deployment.
  • Ability to work independently and contribute as part of a multi-discipline team.
  • Demonstrated relevant examples of innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Familiarity and work experience in other non-metallic technologies (i.e., coatings, linings, polymers) is valued.

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.


We offer you: 


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans.
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

Stay connected with us


  • Learn more at our website 
  • Follow us on LinkedIN and Instagram
  • Like us on Facebook
  • Subscribe our channel at  YouTube

Equal Opportunity Employer 


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


Alternate Location:  


Nothing herein is intended to override the corporate separateness of local entities. Working relationships discussed herein do not necessarily represent a reporting connection, but may reflect a functional guidance, stewardship, or service relationship. 


Exxon Mobil Corporation has numerous affiliates, many with names that include ExxonMobil, Exxon, Esso and Mobil. For convenience and simplicity, those terms and terms like corporation, company, our, we and its are sometimes used as abbreviated references to specific affiliates or affiliate groups. Abbreviated references describing global or regional operational organizations and global or regional business lines are also sometimes used for convenience and simplicity. Similarly, ExxonMobil has business relationships with thousands of customers, suppliers, governments, and others. For convenience and simplicity, words like venture, joint venture, partnership, co-venturer, and partner are used to indicate business relationships involving common activities and interests, and those words may not indicate precise legal relationships.

To apply for this job please visit

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.