Company: Chevron
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Chemist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters 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 is accepting online applications for the position of Blend Expert Team (BET) Specialist - Process Support and Development located in Richmond , CA California / United States through May 10, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID# 400860

The AMR BET Specialist is responsible for the evaluation and scale-up of formulated additive packages during commercialization and provide technical support to existing commercial packages. The position supports internal Oronite business units in product formulation development and in the manufacturing plants. The position reports to the Global Blend Expert Team Leader.

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

Primary contact for all BET activities in American Region (AMR). Develop projects' list and priority. Organize regional meetings and attend global meetings. Manage communication with regional management, customers and stakeholders.

Manage new component and formulation evaluations during commercialization to identify and solve issues, ensure blend quality, understand and reduce blend cost/complexity and maximize blend efficiency. Work collaboratively with product lines to integrate blending limitations and capability into formulation design. Develop blending guidelines to improve formulation design and provide better understanding on component interaction issues and their impact on plant blending operations

Provide technical support to plant for the commercialization of new formulations

and to resolve day-to-day and recurring blending issues. Achieve alignment between customer specification requirement and plant blend capabilities. Identify/address future blending limitations and challenges; provide guidance and expertise for plant blending modification and expansion.

Develop blending fundamental knowledge using a variety of analytical and data analysis techniques. Fundamental knowledge includes component interactions, solvency and blending order. Perform data analysis using state-of-art method and develop predictive understanding and models.

Work collaboratively with several teams including Global BET, Components Performance & Fundamental Testing team and Planning and Statistics and Decision Support team.

Work with BET to provide global governance of blend practices and improvements. Establish global blending knowledge and promote blending information sharing and retention.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • At least 5 plus years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge/Experience with blending chemistry and engineering. Strong analytical chemistry and data analysis background
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex issues, analysis of data including the use a wide range of modeling techniques, and problem-solving through innovation, creativity, persistence, and negotiation.
  • Ability to effectively interface/consult/collaborate with technical professionals and service providers and demonstrated skills in partnership, leadership, teamwork, and Chevron Way behaviors
  • Demonstrated prioritization, agility, organization, attention to detail, and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrated excellent communication skills in face-to-face meetings, presentations, written and verbal correspondence, written research reports, and published reports or articles
  • Demonstrated competency in safety and OE-related areas, safe laboratory protocols, and prudent lab practices
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically 10-15% as required.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PH.D in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

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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