Root Cause Analysis Specialist

Saudi Aramco

Title:  Root Cause Analysis Specialist


Job Req ID:  6486



Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world’s largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking a Root Cause Analysis Specialist to join our Global Manufacturing Excellence Team within our Global Manufacturing Support Department (GMSD).

GMSD is a multi-disciplinary organization with interface to technical, and in some cases business, support requirements of Domestic Refining & NGL Fractionation Admin Area and Saudi Aramco Affiliates. Its function caters mainly to the technical needs of Global Manufacturing, operating facilities management, and driving the performances of operating facilities in executing corporate programs and initiatives towards operational excellence and value creation.

Your primary role will be to provide technical support to operating facilities, and talent development of new Engineers. You will develop & conduct special studies and analysis for RCA & defect elimination processes.

Key Responsibilities

As the successful candidate you will be required to perform the following:

Determine and implement correct RCA methodology according to predetermined criteria.

Develop & lead the implementation of a detailed RCA process.

Facilitate or Lead major investigations.

Participate in conducting training workshops and provide RCA Practitioner-level training.

Facilitate threat identification workshops.

Develop databases for defects & threats to retain it for a wider utilization.

Minimum Requirements

You must hold a Bachelor Degree in Engineering or a related field.

You should have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the RCA and/or Defect Elimination discipline.

Black-belt Six Sigma & TapRoot certified is preferred.

You should have demonstrated leadership qualities and team building skills to drive and liaise with people at all levels.

In-depth change management and problem-solving techniques are an advantage.

Preferred competencies include: analytical, methodical, chronological and open minded.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.



Country/Region:  SA

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