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Senior Development Technologist, Lubricants

BP International Ltd
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Expiry Date
28/05/2018 14:41:00
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 proud to offer this exciting opportunity for an experienced formulator to join us to deliver new differentiated products & marketing offers for the Automotive Lubricants (Castrol) business. To be successful, you will need to work with experienced formulators, engineers, Advisors, statisticians and marketing specialists to deliver world class lubricants. You will manage a portfolio of global or regional projects, sponsored by the Passenger Car market spaces to deliver new differentiated products and offers to the market in a timely manner.

This specific opportunity is for a Senior Development Technologist, working on the development of our EDGE range of products. The position is based in Pangbourne which is just outside of Reading.

This type of role is ideally suited to individuals who have a demonstrated track record of achievement and problem solving, with clear evidence of project management skills, who is looking for a long term career in lubricant formulation and project management. Successful applicants will possess a degree or equivalent in Chemistry (preferred). Engineering or similar technical disciplines considered.

Experience and Technical Competencies:

  • Previous experience of lubricant product development
  • Automotive engineering experience is a distinct advantage.
  • Formulation technology & creating new test methodology
  • Attention to detail in setting up programs & analysing results.
  • The ability to analyse results and form conclusions independently.
  • Ability to provide accurate data in a timely manner to all shareholders, in order to drive delivery of current business strategy.
  • A strong track record of problem solving
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Technology Commercialisation and Deployment
  • Project Management and Planning - ability to manage multiple tasks independently, develop priorities and ensure timely execution of projects.
  • Technical Presentation and Communication - the ability to be able to adjust the style of communication to suit any audience

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, Castrol 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