Menu - [Jump to main content]

    Closed or Expired Job Posting This job posting is closed or has expired and is no longer open for applications.

    Agriculture Engineer

    Olayan Financing Company - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Ref. JB1766050

    Job Description

    OFC has recently entered into an agreement with DuPont to develop an irrigation business in Saudi Arabia, using patented DuPont technology irrigation pipes, which can irrigate landscaping and crops using brackish and saline water.

    The first stage in business is to carry out a series of irrigation field trials using this system, with some of the large scale trials lasting over 12-18 months.

    Field Trial Phase (1-24 months)
    The person will initially be responsible for overseeing the installation of the irrigation systems, regular monitoring and reporting on the results of the trials. The person will also be responsible for suggesting modifications and improvements depending on the results of the trials.

    At the start of this phase, the candidate will be provided technical training by DuPont on the system and its technical aspects.

    Post Trial Phase (Commercial Phase)
    The person will be part of the technical team involved in designing the system to suit particular customers. Depending on the candidate, he may be suitable to be the design team leader or the execution team leader.


    Will consider experience on either the design or the contracting sectors of irrigation. Preference is for a graduate from a Saudi University.


    irrigation and / or agriculture

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Company Industry:
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Status:
    Full time
    Employment Type:
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Mid Career
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 5
    Residence Location:
    Saudi Arabia

    Follow This Company Unfollow This Company

    About This Company

    Olayan Financing Company Olayan Financing Company (OFC) holds and manages all of The Olayan Group’s businesses and investments in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East, including joint ventures with major multinationals. Established in 1969, OFC today is a fully diversified industrial, trading, services, and investment conglomerate. With some 40 affiliated companies, it is ranked consistently in the Saudi top 10. OFC companies handle products from more than 200 suppliers and principals. As marketers of famous brand names, these companies work closely with their trading partners to maintain the quality, integrity, and visibility of each line. Distribution operations currently are concentrated in fast-moving consumer goods, hospital supplies, office automation products, building supplies, telecommunications equipment, and industrial equipment. Other OFC companies are engaged in industrial services, project and construction management, real estate development, property management, financial and investment services, and food services. Still others manufacture consumer, industrial, and medical products.