The Laboratory Equipment Engineer is responsible for the complete lifecycle of laboratory equipment, including decommissioning, dismantling, packaging, transferring to a new site, re-installation, and commissioning. This role involves meticulous planning, scheduling, execution, and validation of all equipment-related activities while ensuring strict compliance with applicable regulations and standards.


  • Plan, schedule, and execute the decommissioning, dismantling, packaging, transferring to a new site, re-installation, and commissioning & validation of laboratory equipment.
  • Skilfully decommission, dismantle, package, and transfer laboratory equipment and machinery to the new site.
  • Expertly re-install and commission laboratory equipment and machinery in the new site, ensuring optimal performance.
  • Ensure that all equipment handling processes meet the highest safety standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with research scientists to guarantee the proper decommissioning and re-installation of laboratory equipment.
  • Develop and oversee equipment maintenance schedules, ensuring that all laboratory equipment remains in optimal working condition.
  • Maintain an accurate inventory of laboratory equipment and spare parts, and order replacements as needed.
  • Implement energy-efficient practices and technologies to reduce operational costs and environmental impact.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and efficiency in equipment installation and maintenance procedures.
  • Lead and oversee larger-scale projects involving the installation or relocation of multiple laboratory setups, coordinating timelines, resources, and personnel.
  • Conduct cost-benefit analyses to evaluate the financial implications of equipment replacement, upgrades, or repairs.
  • Thoroughly document all decommissioning, installation, and commissioning activities.
  • Strictly adhere to all safety regulations and secure necessary permits and approvals.
  • Efficiently manage budgets and schedules for equipment installation projects.
  • Conduct thorough safety inspections and implement necessary improvements.
  • Train personnel on the operation of new equipment and systems.
  • Maintain meticulous records and documentation of all equipment-related processes.
  • Any other tasks requested by the Line Manager


  • 5 years of experience at least in laboratory equipment decommissioning, installation, and commissioning.

Strong understanding of laboratory equipment and machinery, including but not limited to the following:

  • NMR Spectrometer
  • ESR (Multi-Purpose Micro Fixed Bed Reactor)
  • XRF Spectrometer
  • Gas Chromatography
  • Multipurpose Microreactor
  • Multipurpose Fluidized and Fixed Reactor
  • Tubular Fixed Bed Reactor
  • PID Fixed Bed Reactor
  • TPD-TPR Autochem, Chemisorption Analyzer, Catalyst Characterization
  • Microreactor System
  • HTR Furnace
  • Nitrogen Phys sorption
  • Particle Size and Shape Analyzer
  • Crush Strength Analyzer
  • Chem Speed Multiple Reactor System
  • High Throughput Reactor System
  • Ethylene Gas Chromatography Unit
  • HPLC
  • PID Reactor (Methane Aromatization Reactor)
  • CSTR Titanium Reactor
  • Field Emission Microscope
  • Gas-Phase Reactor
  • AP-Mini Plant Slurry-Phase Reactor
  • Differential Scanning Calorimeter
  • Ion Chromatography System
  • XRD Spectrometer
  • Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years
Apply Before:
Dec 25, 2023
Posting Date:
Nov 27, 2023

PMG Middle East

Project Management · 11-50 employees - Jubail

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