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Project Engineer

Project Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 137047BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity to join bp’s Global Hardware Solutions team which centrally manages bp’s strategic hardware supplier relationships for use on new energy projects, production facilities and refineries. You will be supporting the performance management and working relationships of these keys suppliers across bp’s global portfolio supporting bp on some of the most critical challenges we face today, as well as setting our hardware and supplier management strategy of the future.
You will be working day to day across multiple teams set up as multi-functional squads comprising a project manager known as the squad lead, discipline engineers, quality engineers and procurement supply chain specialists. There are 4 different squads focused on different hardware types listed below with an overall unit lead setting the overall mission for the squads.
1) Valves
2) Instrument, control and electrical equipment
3) Mechanical and process equipment packages
4) Rotating equipment
Day to day you will report to the squad leads and the overall unit lead for setting of deliverables and priorities.
The role will offer exposure to multiple projects at various stages of the project lifecycle and different operating facilities operating in different regions. You will also get opportunities to interface and work with senior level leadership within bp and our key suppliers' organizations. The primary focus of this role is to support the squad and unit’s performance management effectiveness to allow the different functions deliver in support of bp’s needs. A key part of this is our relationships with the strategic supplier we manage and ability to escalate and influence support from them to our business. You will also work in supporting bp's transition to a new energy business by supporting the identification and adoption of new hardware for current and future projects.

  • Execute project management activities in line with both their personal and team’s backlog to deliver business value in line with the standards and processes set by their discipline
  • Safely execute activities under the Squad or Unit leads direction and using discipline standards/processes
  • Maintain health of procedural barriers and delivers project management expertise to the wider business to ensure quality
  • Engages the wider organization to identify continuous improvement opportunities around hardware performance in the field and managed supplier execution performance on projects and in operations to then support the Squad leads realize these.
  • Owns the performance management and control processes on behalf of the Unit Lead including Azure DevOps work planning tool, Management of Change and Risk Management.
  • Supports the Squad leads performance manage their squad deliverables
  • Supports the Unit lead performance manage their unit deliverables
  • Provides project management expertise and promotes execution consistency across squads
  • Proactively support innovation or processes and procedures in the transition to a low carbon energy future
  • Support the standardization of hardware solutions through the business and ensure standardized practices are maintained
Essential Experience and Job Requirements:
  • Communication skills to work in a collaborative approach to delivery with senior stakeholders
  • Proven ability to deliver and work under own priority planning and work management
  • Previous exposure to working with Suppliers or Contractors
  • Understanding of performance management process and tools to support

About bp:

At bp, we provide phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!
Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.
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.
Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!

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