The Petrochemicals Technology team supports all of BP's Petrochemicals sites, joint ventures (JV's), and licensing efforts. As a member of the Petrochemicals Technology Team, the Mechanical Engineer works directly with a group of engineers who interact with contractors, suppliers, BP sites, JV's, and other BP engineers. Responsibilities include ensuring that equipment designs meet BP and project requirements, providing technical recommendations, supporting failure analysis, qualifying vendors, and supporting turnarounds and major projects.
The accountability of the position is split between supporting Petrochemicals Technology's efforts to continually improve upon our Acetyls technologies and direct support to the European Acetyls Business manufacturing assets based at Hull and our JV's.Responsibilities
Essential Education and Experience
- Works directly with a team of mechanical and metallurgical engineers within a global engineering group. This function interacts with engineering contractors, suppliers, and other BP engineers to ensure mechanical designs meet BP and project requirements.
- Provide mechanical engineering support to major Acetyls projects
- Support existing Joint Venture and BP owned operating assets through day-to-day advice and onsite turnaround support
- Establish and maintain contacts with key material suppliers and equipment vendors
- Manage external technical support and consultancy services as required
- Contribute to specifications and other documentation that define the technical requirements for equipment designs
- Conduct training and awareness presentations
- Disseminates, maintains awareness of, and applies best practices by communicating with other BP engineering staff through networking, teleconferencing, meetings, etc.
- Occasional travel to other Petrochemicals sites, vendors, and design companies
- Protects BP know-how and confidential information
- Maintains current working knowledge of the BP Petrochemicals processes and equipment by close cooperation with process, metallurgical, and project engineers to minimize mechanical failures.
- Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
- Experience in Mechanical Engineering in a petrochemical, refining, or manufacturing environment
- Excellent mechanical integrity and Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental awareness
- Experience in root cause failure investigations
- Physically able to perform confined space entries, climbing, and other physical activities involved with process equipment inspection
- Innovative, with an eye for identifying opportunities for reducing costs and improving reliability
- Strong personal commitment to achieving team goals with an ability to contribute in both team and individual setting
- Strives for breakthroughs as well as incremental solutions in both technical and work processes
- Demonstrated ability to write clear technical reports
- Self-starter with drive and energy, able to exercise initiative and take responsibility for achieving technical targets and network with other disciplines at all levels.
- Ability to work effectively across technical functions in a multi-cultural and geographically extended setting