Company: Chevron
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Richmond, California, United States
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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron Oronite Company is accepting online applications for the position of Automotive Engine Oil Product Qualification Program Manager located in Richmond, CA through April 16, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


Chevron Oronite Company LLC is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of performance additives for fuels and lubricating oils. We are a global company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation. Our research is focused on developing additives that control oxidation, friction, wear, viscosity, and deposit formation, and combining these in formulations that effectively lubricate a diverse range of equipment, including gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, and hydraulic systems used in automobiles, trucks, ships, trains, tractors, and other equipment.

This role is responsible for the design and execution of Automotive Engine Oil (AEO) product qualification (PQ) programs. The program manager provides work direction to PQ program assistants who execute the details of the desired testing plans.

Typical PQ programs vary between minor (

The program manager acts as a technical expert to market managers, formulators and other key Oronite stakeholders on industry and Oringinal Equipment Manufactuerer (OEM) performance claims and approval processes as well as code of practice interpretations. The program manager prepares budget estimates for PQ programs and may interact directly with Oronite's customers on PQ-related issues.

The program manager works with AEO formulators and recommends minor modifications to additive packages and other finished oil parameters during programs to meet the required engine and bench performance levels. The program manager ensures that the requests for testing and blending are executed per requirements.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

• Designing, planning and executing product qualification programs: 60%

• Customer support, possibly including customer visits: 20%

• Other projects as needed: 10%

• Planning and coordinating non-program projects (process improvements, tool enhancements/integration, and consult on component development): 10%

• This position will likely require modest (

Required Qualifications:

• The successful candidate is required to stay in the position for a minimum of 3 years

• Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field or equivalent work experience is required

• Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Proven ability to deliver results.

• Demonstrated ability to multi-task.

• Demonstrated strong teamwork skills.

• Demonstrated Chevron Way behaviors.

• Able to travel modestly (approximately

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated proficiency in project management.

• Proven ability to problem solve.

• Demonstrated 3+ years of experience with lubricants, additives, engine technology.

• Demonstrated proficiency in data management and Microsoft Excel

• Have experience in automotive engine oil qualification testing or OEM approval process

Relocation Options:

Relocation will be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




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