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Blending Technician

Blending Technician

  • Location CN: Shanghai Lubes Ctc
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ076915
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

Operations Group

Job Description:

Job Purpose

  • To manage the operation of the blending laboratory in support of the development technologists.
  • The role holder will work under guidance of the Team Leader.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage and prioritize blending of oils and stability testing as requested by Product Development Technologists and Team Leader
  • Manage storage of incoming raw materials including stock control, QC and MSDS
  • Responsible for the implementation and management of laboratory operating procedures e.g. equipment calibration, raw material storage, equipment maintenance responsibilities
  • Responsible for conducting blending within the laboratory
  • Submission of samples for testing both externally and internally
  • Co-ordinate training for new starters and visitors to include operation of laboratory equipment, blending and raw material management
  • Arrange purchase of consumables and new laboratory equipment
  • Work closely with the Team Leader and development technologists to ensure application of best laboratory practices, sample handling, lab standards and all HSE regulations.
  • Specific Product Quality accountabilities as detailed on the GLT role cards - Lubes only



  • Degree or equivalent in Chemistry or related technical discipline

Experience & Expertise

  • Laboratory work experience including managing of raw materials, accurate blending and servicing customers in a timely manner
  • able to demonstrate a collaborative approach to working
  • able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • basic knowledge of lubricant applications
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to be able to adjust the style of communication to suit different audience
  • highly motivated self-starter
  • Fluent in Chinese and English

Why join us?

  • At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, paid parental leave policy among others!
  • We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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