Process Engineer
Whiting, IN

About $84,000 - $100,000 a year

Job profile summary:
As the Process Engineer, you will be accountable for a broad range of responsibilities including daily support for Operations, Process Monitoring and Optimization, and leadership for process safety and environmental compliance activities. Additionally, you will take a key role in various special assignments such as turnaround support activities, project commissioning and catalyst selection. The Process Engineer will function as a team member to assure availability and to optimize across the refinery and support the daily operation of one of the operating units. You will be responsible for developing ideas, technical assurance, design criteria and building business cases for project investments.

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Key accountabilities

Deliver personal capability – accountable for growing professionally, and exploring opportunities that establish the basis for long term career planning
Deliver Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental compliance
accountable for personal and process safety, compliance to standards and applying technical knowledge to unit health, safety, security, and environmental issues
Network with site manufacturing technical representatives, commercial, projects organizations, technology networks, and other BP sites sharing and bringing applied information on short-term tactical and strategic initiatives, programs, and projects to Whiting.
Support asset owner’s interests pertaining to compliance, sustaining and capability/growth front-end work.
Monitor and communicate unit technical process status, risks and opportunities. This includes maintaining and developing advanced monitoring tools and interfacing with Reliability, Inspection and Commercial teams.
Provide technical leadership for Operations, Environmental and Technology issues.
Deliver operational technical support through improved process improvements, turnarounds, performance tests, and troubleshooting exercises. This may include occasionally working shift/evening/weekend schedule.
Deliver technical learning – accountable for ensuring technical knowledge is captured, maintained, and easily retrievable and shared appropriately
Provide in-department backfill coverage for other engineers.
Essential education
Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering or Petroleum Engineering
Technical Bachelor’s Degree and equivalent time in a related role will be considered

Essential experience and job requirements

A minimum of 5 years plant technical, operations or maintenance experience.
Hydroprocessing/ energy coordinator experience is a plus.

Desirable criteria & qualifications

Working knowledge of refinery unit operations
Experience building and maintaining Process Models and their application with an LP.
Knowledge of Safety Systems (SIS, PSV, etc.)
Knowledge of Fuels Blending

About BP:
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. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals).

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Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

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