Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Engineering Technician, Laboratory Ops / Tech, Petroleum Engineering
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Petroplan are looking to recruit a Senior Development Technologist, Automotive Lubricants to work for a major Oil and Gas client on a permanent staff basis in Pangbourne UK.

Job details below:

  • Previous experience of lubricant product development or automotive engineering
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks independently, develop priorities and ensure timely execution of projects.
  • Attention to detail in setting up programs & analysing results.
  • The ability to analyse results and form conclusions independently.
  • Ability to provide accurate data in a timely manner to all shareholders, in order to drive delivery of current business strategy.
  • A strong track record of problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to be able to adjust the style of communication to suit any audience
  • Track record of Project Management
  • Understanding and knowledge of intellectual property and the opportunities and threats that this could potentially pose.
  • Lubricant component/package technology - Skillful
  • Application Data utilization - Skillful Application
  • Test data analysis - Skillful Application
  • Experimental design and modeling - Skillful Application
  • Industry and OEM specifications - Skillful Application
  • Industry Codes of Practice
  • Development: Formulation Technology- Mastery
  • Innovation: Creating New Test Methodology- Mastery
  • Management: Technology Commercialisation and Deployment- Skilful
  • Project Management and Planning- Skillful
  • Management: Technical Presentation and Communication- Mastery

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.