Company: Chevron
Skills: Research & Development
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Shanghai, China

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.

Chemical, oil, & gas process or product research. Includes work focused on creating something that doesn't exist yet or solving problems that require an extended period of study. Includes strategic and production research related consulting. Does not include software development.
Role Profile

Chevron Oronite Company is a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation and a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of performance additives for fuels and lubricating oils. We market a broad range of products in 16 different product lines. Headquartered in San Ramon, Chevron Oronite is organized into three primary functions (Supply & Manufacturing, Sales, and Products & Technology) that operate globally across three major regions (Americas, Asia Pacific, and Europe/Africa/Middle East).

The OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and Industry Liaison position is responsible for representing Oronite technology at heavy-duty OEMs in China and in China industry associations as part of the Automotive Engine Oil Products and Technology Team. The position reports to the Global OEM and Industry Liaison Manager.

Job Description:

The OEM and Industry Liaison for China holds primary responsibility for relationships with Passenger Car OEMs on Automotive Engine Oils and representing Oronite in key China industry associations. The role requires frequent travel primarily within China and occasionally to Europe, US or other regions. Frequency of travel will be impacted by the hiring location

Responsibilities of the role will include but not be limited to:
  • Develop and maintain relationships with OEMs in China per Oronite strategy
  • Develops OEM engagement strategies and execution plans
  • Identify OEM trends and industry drivers that may impact Oronite's technologies and products
  • Manage co-operation project with specific OEM
  • Negotiate product approvals with OEMs
  • Represent Oronite Technology at industry meetings
  • Understand and communicate the industry drivers for new additive technologies

Candidate Specification

The successful applicant will have a combination of technical and business knowledge and experience in the Automotive Lubricants market and/or at OEMs.

The successful applicant will likely have the following skills and experience:
  • Bachelor Degree and preferably additional Master qualifications (Automotive, Technical or Business)
  • 5+ years' experience in lubes or fuels either in a Lube Company, at an OEM (HD or Passenger Cars) or Automotive Consultancy Company
  • Experience with Internal Combustion Engines is desirable
  • Experience with additives is desirable, but not essential
  • Experience in negotiation and influencing key decision makers
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Personal interest in Passenger Car or Heavy Duty truck developments
  • Working knowledge of English
  • Ability to work and build relationships with people within a wide scope of personalities and backgrounds

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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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