Process Engineer Job Listing at BP America Inc. in Houston, TX
Job title Process Engineer
Req ID 42779BR
Job category Engineering
Sub-category Process Engineering
Countries (State/Region) United States - Texas
Role synopsis The Process Engineer is responsible for providing Process Engineering expertise to the delivery of Lignocellulosic technology designs. This involves basic design of the LC conversion process for the development of the Process Design Manual. The incumbent will need to interface with the Technology group, Process Modelers, discipline engineers, Project Manager, Business Development Manager, and the project team during the delivery of the process design manual and throughout the implementation period.
The position reports to the Process Engineering Team Leader.
Key accountabilities Provide HSSE leadership in all activities.
Provide engineering expertise to the Engineering Manager, the Business Development Manager, and other management team members as necessary.
Primary area of responsibility is the development and maintenance of the Process Design Manual (PDM). Provide input during the development and maintenance of the Engineering Manual (EM), the Instrumentation, Controls, Electrical and DCS Manual (ICEM) and the Operations Manual (OM). These documents collectively form the Technology Design Package (TDP), the main technical deliverable. Interface with the Technology team during the entire aforementioned process in order to promote unilateral acceptance of the final TDP.
Provide support during FEED and DED. This support will take the form of:
Answering engineering design questions.
Assurance that the Front End Engineering Design and Detailed Engineering Design is being done in accordance with the TDP.
Participation in Process Safety Reviews including HAZOP, PHA, and LOPA.
On-site assistance during construction and start-up.
Protect BP Intellectual Property at the highest level.
Essential Education BS in Chemical Engineering or related field.
Essential experience and job requirements 5 years’ experience in process engineering/development in the Renewable Fuels or equivalent sector.
Proven ability to review and/or manipulate Process Flow diagrams, P&IDs, and Mass and Energy balances. Experience with creating Process Design and Control Narratives.
Safety leadership - a role model for personnel and process safety.
Track record of technical excellence and delivery in technology and manufacturing environments. Viewed as a technical leader and an expert in the field.
Creates innovative strategies and solutions to technical challenges.
Strives for breakthroughs and incremental solutions in engineering and work processes.
Proven capability to network across a range of technical functions, multi-cultural and geographically extended settings, including an interface role with external parties.
Uses impact and influence skills effectively to gain support for ideas from others including contractors, vendors and internal stake holders .
Actively seeks out know-how and best practices related to own area of contribution.
Proven interpersonal and communication skills.
Other essential skills and knowledge Biofuels Values:
Value Creator: Focuses their energy on the actions that will add the greatest value to Biofuels, showing initiative, flexibility and resilience in doing so. Seeks to exceed expectations and look beyond the tried and tested to solve problems.
People Developer: Works to achieve own and others’ potential. Balances the pressure to focus on short-term delivery with the longer-term need to develop the next generation of talent for the business.
Great Partner: Builds strong and enduring relationships across and outside the business. Collaborates effectively at all levels, recognising the value of those with different expertise and from different backgrounds.
Operational Expertise: Simplifies and clarifies situations and processes; delivers operational value through intelligent application of processes; strives for silent running” operations.
Desirable criteria & qualifications Operating and project experience in the renewable fuels sector is desirable.
Experience with solids handling/processing equipment is desirable.
Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
Travel required Yes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position? No
About BP Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
BP Alternative Energy invests in new ways of providing customers with clean, secure energy. Launched in 2005, it comprises BP’s biofuels and wind businesses as well as the company’s corporate venturing activities — with a total investment of $7 billion over seven years. These activities will shape the evolution of the global energy industry in the coming decades.
Since 2006, BP has committed more than $2billion to biofuels research, development and operations globally as a response to increasing energy demand and the need to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions from transport fuels.
Disclaimer If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process.BP is an equal opportunity employer.
Segment Alternative Energy
Removal Date 01-Jul-2013
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