Team Lead Engineering, Siemens Energy Dammam

General Information

Saudi Arabia
Ash Sharqiyah
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Industrial Applications
Full Time / Part Time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

Siemens Energy’s Industrial Application Solutions business unit is looking for an Engineering Manager for our Saudi Arabia office located in Dammam. Our unit is responsible for providing solutions for Automation, Controls, Electrification and Digitalization to the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries as well as a renowned supplier of Water Treatment plants and solutions.

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to drive continuous improvement and optimization of all engineering processes in our facility in Dammam; KSA.


Your Profile

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical, Automation or Controls Engineering, or a related polytechnical field of study, preferred with proven experience leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams.
  • Typically, 10+ years of successful experience including experience in management of automation, controls, software, systems engineering and preferably digitalization.
  • Hands on practical experience with Siemens Energy automations systems, PLC systems, PCS7, WinCC, etc.
  • Knowledge of Industrial codes and standards – DIN/ ASME / API / ANSI / NEMA / NPFA / ATEX etc.
  • Expertise in the field of operational concepts, I&C systems, DCS / SCADA specifications
  • Proven track record of managing and controlling engineering teams and technicians.
  • Ownership attitude when interfacing and coordinating with other business functions such as Sales, Customer Services, Finance, etc.
  • Strong critical thinking, oral and written communication skills
  • Intercultural sensitivity and willingness to travel
  • Courage, Honesty, Commitment, Respect, and Openness will be needed in this role
  • Strong communication skills with interculture experience in a globe organization

Your Responsibilities

  • Performance management, coaching and development, department cost center budget controls, establishing best practices / processes, and driving continuous improvement.


  • Generates estimates of personnel loading for department.
  • Maintains and provide regular forecasts of internal and external resources utilization.
  • Ensure NCC’s remain below the maximum level defined by business unit


  • Consistently identifies opportunities for improvement, both organizationally and technically.
  • Effectively champions and enacts others' innovations where beneficial to the company.
  • Manages, motivates, and develops Employees and Contractors in Controls Engineering field
  • Implements guidelines and drive the development of technical standards and procedures
  • Plans and allocates resources and budgets to Bids, Customer Order Engineering, Standardization, Cost Out, and other projects
  • Assist Operation Center Head and other technical units (e.g. Front End Engineering and Bid Management) in assessing the workforce’s competencies, and designs and plans learning programs and cross-training in Controls-related topics
  • Supports Non-Conformance investigations, Root Cause Analyses and Corrective & Preventive Actions
  • Supports the development of engineering methodologies and standards and help implement COMOS for project engineering

As a People Leader you will:

  • Promote success and failure as a key to full transparency in your group
  • Empower self-directed teams and offer guidance and coaching as needed.
  • Trust your team and be trusted by your manager and colleagues to make good decisions.
  • Identify, grow and promote talent in your teams.
  • Provide regular performance feedback, and deal with personnel issues as they arise.
  • Ensure clear communication and collaboration between your engineering team members and: Services group, Project Management, Sales & Bidding
  • Remove impediments for the team, individuals, or process
  • Set and execute key goals and objectives for your team
  • Drive the team to consistently deliver on their goals

Your opportunities for personal growth

  • This highly visible position will manage the multi-location Engineering workforce, focused on automation and control system projects in Industrial Applications Solutions
  • Mentorship opportunities from team members with decades of industry experience
  • Technical challenges drive growth of problem-solving abilities
  • Encouraged to pursue continued education and professional certifications related to job function
  • Further develop your abilities to manage internal and external project stakeholders
  • Key exposure to senior level management


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