Rotor Dynamics Engineer

Vacancy number • PUB407175

Brunel DMCC is looking for Rotor Dynamics Engineer to join our team in Saudi Arabia. We are a leading provider of Engineering and Technical Services to the Oil and Gas Industry.

About this role

  • The role operates as a Global Engineering expert as part of the Rotating Equipment team within the Asset Technology Centre with the purpose to drive the Asset Integrity;
  • Vision for fostering continuous improvement in reducing operational risks, increasing revenue and optimizing cost across all manufacturing sites globally;
  • This is a technical specialist role providing support to turbomachinery group for resolution of vibration issues as experienced in high speed turbomachinery;
  • The key responsibility is to carry out rotor dynamic analysis involving complex shafting systems, bearings, seals in high speed turbomachines using specialized software;
  • Evaluate outputs of study and provide options towards resolution of issues. Job role may also involve conducting studies to validate rotor dynamic analysis for new equipment and rerates of existing turbomachines;
  • Identify, evaluate and develop engineering Best Practices (BP) related to Turbomachines, rotor dynamics and balancing of rotors;
  • Engage with key OEMs to address design issues affecting asset reliability and to maintain knowledge of upcoming technological improvements;
  • Support Team Lead to develop and manage the rotating equipment annual and five-year work plans with specific deliverables for Compressors;
  • Conduct annual Performance Killer analysis based on actual production loss data to generate Resolution Plans (PKRP) that recommend specific actions to mitigate common failure modes;
  • Provides technical support to the Turbomachinery Expert Group through rotor dynamics analysis using software like Dyrobes, Ansys or XLrotor;
  • Carry out rotor dynamics modelling, bearing and seal analysis for turbomachinery for their responses, stability, integrity and also assess the interaction with surrounding systems such as structures, process and electrical systems;
  • Evaluate outputs of study, compare with observed behavior of rotors and offer resolution to high vibration issues;
  • Work with Regional Asset Support (RAS) team by providing technical support & consultation to resolve chronic failures/issues at sites globally;
  • Participate in failure analysis of actual/potential incidents with C1/C2 classifications;
  • Validate rotor dynamics studies carried out by the OEM for new equipment and during rerates;
  • Communicate critical business cases in the from of Technical Alerts (TA) to Global Manufacturing;
  • Participate in internal and external rotating equipment technical networks, forums, conferences and committees;
  • Manage the Turbomachinery Expert Group ensuring adherence to Operating Rhythm Charter for networking and knowledge sharing.


  • Bachelor Degree of Science (BS) in Mechanical Engineering;
  • Manufacturing Experience (Technical Engineering, Maintenance Management, Reliability and Project Management).Min 10Years in Oil and Gas Industry;
  • At least 15 years of experience with atleast 7 years in Petrochemical and Oil and Gas industry;
  • Extensive experience in use of rotor dynamic software (Dyrobes, Ansys, XLRotor), Matlab and with FEA;
  • Specific experience in Design / Engineering involving rotor dynamic aspects of turbomachines with a major OEM;
  • Field experience in Vibration data collection and analysis;
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of general principles and theories related to engineering and contributes significantly to the solution of a variety of unique and complex engineering problems;
  • Experience of people management and ability to use influence to achieve results;
  • Flexible and able to re-prioritize tasks based on changing business need;
  • Desire and ability to self-teach new software programs or system;
  • Excellent communication skills both interpersonal skills and presentation skills to all levels including executive management;
  • Above average proficiency in English language (written and spoken);
  • Proficient in MS Office® applications (with advanced knowledge of MS Excel®);
  • Experience within the Gulf States would be advantageous.


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About Us

Brunel International is a leading provider of engineering and technical services to the Oil and Gas Industry. We provide innovative solutions that help our clients achieve their goals. Our team consists of highly skilled professionals who are passionate about their work. We strive for excellence in everything we do and we take pride in our commitment to providing quality services.

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Your consultant, Mohammad Shujat Qureshi is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number: PUB407175

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