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Senior Development Technologist, Fuels

BP International Ltd
Contract Type
Expiry Date
26/02/2019 14:45:00
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.

Job Description

We are delighted to offer this fantastic opportunity to join our fuels product development team. As part of a global business, people in Global Fuels Technology (GFT) work as a team to make a real difference to our fuels offers across the globe. Our scientists and engineers are the best in the industry and the challenges they take on are some of the biggest. Being part of GFT is about being able to progress rapidly, gain autonomy and contribute to the team. The projects and ideas we work on unite our people and push us to pioneer new ideas. Development and learning are constant; an aspect of an R&D setting that also encourages people to work directly with clients.

In 2016, BP rolled out its best ever fuels, Ultimate with ACTIVE technology, in our global markets. They were developed over five years by BP engineers and scientists in the UK and following the success in 14 countries our Brand is now entering new growth markets. Working in the products team you will get the chance to work with marketing and legal in different countries to develop claims.

The primary purpose of the role is to lead projects that design and develop new fuel 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 successfully report and deliver 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. The role responsibilities include designing and executing test programs to deliver new performance features.

Key challenges faced on the role:

Due to the global nature of the business, the role is required to interact with and influence geographically dispersed and culturally diverse stakeholder groups. The role requires the ability to innovate and solve complex problems but also the discipline to be able to organise tasks and deliver to exacting timelines and budgets.

Required competencies:

  1. Project Management
  2. Quality Systems & Standards
  3. Technical Presentation and Communication
  4. Experimental Design, Data Analysis and Decision Making
  5. Formulation Technology and Product Innovation
  6. Creating New Test Methodologies
Education, Knowledge & Experience:
  • Degree or equivalent Mechanical/Automotive Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Demonstrated track record in delivering projects focused on product development or engineering
  • Proven experience of fuel development, automotive engineering, test method development or product research and technology
  • Demonstrate a collaborative approach to working
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Provide evidence of designing novel work programmes

We work to attract, motivate, develop and retain the best talent from the diversity the world offers - our ability to be competitive and to thrive globally depends on it. We believe success comes from the energy of our people, and creating an inclusive working environment where everyone can make a difference and give their best. BP offers such an environment. Plus, you can expect state of the art facilities and a competitive remuneration package. Follow the link to view and apply.

BP International Ltd