Company: BP
Skills: Chemical Engineering, Chemist
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Shanghai, China
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Responsible for supporting research activities through the initiation, planning and delivery of research projects and experimental programmes, using basic technical capabilities to define work plans, develop and validate models, utilise stakeholder feedback and analyse and modify testing activities to support BP group operations and develop new technology options for business renewal.Purpose of the role:

The primary purpose of the role is to contribute to key parts of a number of different projects in the team that design and develop new fuel or lubricant products and test methods. The new products and methods are required to meet the changing demands of global markets and to provide opportunities to differentiate the performance of BP's products from its competitors.

The role holder will work under guidance of more experienced team members to support the
reporting and delivery of the specifications for products that have new or improved performance features and/or improved cost of goods benefits compared to previous BP or competitors' products.

Responsibilities:

Participate in a portfolio of development/investigation projects, planning, executing and

documenting test programmes so that key milestones are delivered on time and on

budget.

• Building effective networks with both subject matter experts and operational staff within

the technology function to facilitate the delivery of projects, these networks include

product: testing, deployment, quality, stewardship, intellectual assets, research and

compliance.

• Building effective networks outside of the technology function to include: suppliers of

goods and services, technical consultancies, OEMs, BP marketing, BP Legal.

• Providing technical advice and guidance as required

• Develop and share expertise to facilitate continuous improvement within the

Development Team

• Specific Product Quality accountabilities as detailed on the GLT role cards

Requirements:

Essential:
•Degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Engineering or related technical discipline
•Experience in delivering projects focused on product development, engineering or research
•Demonstrate a collaborative approach to working
•Demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
•Provide evidence of designing novel work programs

Desired:
•Demonstrated experience in Fuels, Lubricants, Additives or Automotive/Manufacturing industries would be advantageous.
•Basic knowledge of automotive, manufacturing and/or systems engineering.