Company: BP
Skills: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Naperville, Illinois, United States

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.

Key accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain Heat and Material Balances using ASPEN and other simulation packages and PFDs for the latest generation PTA technology primarily
  • Demonstrated familiarity with process design parameters for critical equipment; heat exchangers, distillation towers, pumps/compressors
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of both Acetyls and PTA Technology Design Packages (TDP), with a primary focus on PTA Technology.
  • Ability to engage and develop Process Design skills, process engineering and technical support to continuously improve the technologies support the Acetyls BU growth agenda;
  • Provide ongoing support to BP project teams during Define and Execute stage of projects and to licensees during FEED and Detailed Engineering Design
  • Support the commissioning, start-up, and performance test activities at licensed plants as required.
  • Awareness of BP's Group Defined Practices and other industry standards (ASME, etc) to ensure proper application of good engineering to equipment and process designs.
  • Develop and provide training materials and training to the licensee.
  • Provide process engineering support to global PTA and Acetyls sites as required.
  • Work collaboratively with Petrochemicals Technology teams, Petrochemicals China Engineering team, and multiple contract staff for the delivery of projects and manufacturing site support.
  • Provide HSSE leadership in activities such as HAZOP, LOPA, HAZID, ISD reviews
  • Protect BP IP and confidential information

Essential education:

  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering

Essential experience and job requirements:

  • 5-7 years as a process engineer within manufacturing and/or capital projects; PTA experience preferred
  • Track record of technical excellence and delivery in technology environment.
  • Proven capability to work and network across a range of technical functions, multi-cultural and geographically extended settings
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills
  • The post holder will work with little direct supervision and will be expected to exercise initiative and take responsibility for achieving technical targets within an assigned area