Location: Primary Location is USA – Across the country. Office may be in Houston, Texas, however, secondary location is Sunbury, UK (South Eastern UK). bp is now operating a new hybrid working solution for office-based employees, with a split between remote and office working.
Closing Date: 11 /18/2021
I &E Engineering has a centrally based team of experienced specialist engineers covering key disciplines supporting refining, production and low carbon energy. The Engineering team is a sub-group of Innovation and Engineering which is responsible for providing the leadership and expertise in the areas of Engineering, technology and digital applications. I&E Engineering is critical in supporting the operating sites to ensure safe, compliant, reliable and efficient operations including the design and installations related to major projects and growth areas like CCUS, hydrogen and wind.
The Process & Process Safety (P&PS) team within I&E Engineering supports operations, projects, process tools development, engineering technical practices and training to build capability and reduce risks. This role is in the Process Engineering discipline team which provides process engineering expertise to operations and projects including bp’s exciting new growth areas e.g. CCUS, hydrogen and wind.
The Senior Process Engineer Hydrogen Vector Specialist role will be involved in various activities related to growing bp’s expertise in hydrogen for energy uses. Activities will include project ideation, technology evaluations, feasibility studies, Joint Industry Programmes and project engineering support.
Essential Job Requirements:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, or equivalent
Experience in one or more of design, commissioning, and operation of industrial scale hydrogen generation plants and hydrogen conversion such as ammonia and methanol.
Working knowledge of novel hydrogen transportation and storage routes such as: Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers, metal hydrides, liquefaction.
Experience evaluating new technologies for implementation on a large industrial scale
Experience and knowledge of working with licensors in these sectors.
Operations and project experience – Demonstrable knowledge of industrial plant operations, projects, and process safety concepts
Experience in leading activities in Joint Industry Programmes
Applies sound knowledge and skills to solve engineering problems and projects, to identify safe and competitive solutions to problems.
Applies and/or develops technical practices for managing the health, safety, security, environmental, quality and business outcomes of projects and/or operations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with emphasis on working effectively in teams.
Interface effectively with cross-functional teams and individuals at all levels of the organization.
Proactively interacting with other disciplines, subfunctions, contractors, and teams including relevant operations and project personnel as required.
Ability to build and maintain relationships with all levels within the organization. Ability to influence without formal authority.
Experience working with technical providers or contractors.
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25%
Knowledge of Industry codes & standards and how to apply them
Experience with Technology Readiness Level (TRL) assessments
Agile scrum experience (e.g. squad, sprints, Kanban board)
Ability to multitask and manage workload to meet multiple deadlines without sacrificing quality
Highly motivated self-starter who can work independently, and work as a member of a cohesive team
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, 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 crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Flexible working arrangements will be considered.