Company: BP
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Chemist, Production Technologist
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Shanghai, China


The Senior Technologist, Manufacturing and Maintenance Fluids (MMF) provides technical leadership by conducting and leading special projects autonomously, either in Product Development or Formulation Support. The projects are initiated, prioritized and contribute to the execution of the innovation pipeline of MMF in support of Industrial, Energy and Marine Ancillaries businesses.
Through deep technical understanding and knowledge, the Senior Technologist, MMF Grease is able to translate complex technical issues into simple terms and persuasive arguments and applies expertise in one or more areas of GDP6.5 (e.g. IAM or Project Management...).
The role has accountability for the development and delivery of a pipeline of new product offers and driving consistency of approach, in close cooperation with the Expert Team leaders in MMF, while being aware of the latest development in their discipline, including formulations and applications and using this information to maximize the value for BP.
The role provides competitive advantage to BP through the ability to effectively scan the external market, and support the Expert Technologist, MMF and the broader FPT Advisor and Expert Community to identify future opportunities & threats, and to strategically reframe these to commercial advantage or risk mitigation for the businesses / wider BP.Purpose of the role:
You will provide technical leadership by conducting and leading special projects autonomously, either in Product Development or Formulation Support. The projects are initiated, prioritized and contribute to the execution of the innovation pipeline of MMF in support of Industrial, Energy and Marine Ancillaries businesses.
Requirements:
Strategy
Deliver ideas for innovative products and technologies, in line with global strategy and future trends and opportunities.
Develop strategic technical relationships with OEMs, Key Additive Suppliers, Industrial Associations and Universities to enable access to novel, leading edge additive technologies and processes
Build knowledge concerning applications / processes and their influences on chemistries within Castrol Industrial products including competitors' products used in similar environments
Planning
Project handle global innovation programs with regular partner reviews and updates
Plan resources to ensure efficient delivery of projects: On time, in budget
Provide support for longer term research programs
Implementation
Responsible for the execution, documentation and reporting of development projects
Support customers and internal relevant departments and regional technology teams with expert knowledge
Work in scientific expert committees
Check patent specifications in area of expertise
Advise on experimental design and other techniques
Support knowledge management within the group
Monitoring
Provide good quality documentation of results and share with the greater Technology Community
Monitor project progress against proposed plans and milestones, monitor project resources, budget and external spend
Adhere to HSSE and QM standards
Organization
You are representation of projects outside of own department, e.g. Sales, Marketing, Procurement and Regional Teams
Provide guidance of Development Technicians and Technologists
Support, coach and mentor members of the team to improve their overall capability and performance
Requirements:
  • Degree or higher in Chemistry, Engineering, or other relevant subject.
  • 10+ years' relevant experience in the Additive, Lubricant or Related Industry, marine lubricants and energy products and applications
  • Significant experience in Industrial Grease formulations and applications, or Oil-based
  • In depth understanding of current and future engineering and lubricants trends
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, interact at most senior levels, internally and externally
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.