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Process Engineer

Posted 21 Sep 2022
Work experience
2 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
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English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Job summary

Responsible for supporting asset optimization activities in BP's value chain while developing technical and analytical capabilities to improve commercial performance of the refineries and associated assets to maximize value to BP.

bp’s purpose is to reinvent energy for people and our planet, and our ambition is to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner. Bp Refinery Rotterdam’s vision is to be a highly driven green refinery which will be achieved through delivering every day and proactively seek out opportunities to invest in a low carbon future.

Process engineers in the Process Engineering & Process Safety team advise in the selection, development and layout of oil and gas process plant equipment. Using sophisticated software modelling tools, process engineers assist the operations staff to analyse, solve, and optimise production efficiency.

As part of a critical and far-reaching area of bp, process engineering will help you build a proven foundation across the wider engineering discipline.

In addition, the process safety engineers in the Process and Process safety team recognize and minimize safety hazards as well as being involved in multi-disciplined HAZOP teams to achieve safe levels of process design.

PROCESS ENGINEER (Process Engineering & Process Safety)

Our Process Engineering & Process Safety department, which is part of the Engineering & Technical Services organisation, is looking for process engineers to join our Rotterdam refinery. The successful candidate will play a lead role in delivering bp Refinery Rotterdam’s targets on safe, reliable, and profitable operation. The Process Engineer (Optimisation)

  • Works with Operations personnel to meet our optimised production plan,
  • Acts as the primary interface to the Operations, Refinery Optimisation & Performance and Maintenance & Reliability departments and aligns between the teams ensuring safety practices, commercial income, operational excellence and availability targets are met;
  • Ensures detailed process engineering skills are applied in optimising production, solving problems plant operations, as well as in unit health monitoring;
  • Identifies business opportunities and develops and actively implements action plans to meet those.

Applicants must have;

  • A master’s in chemical engineering or equivalent,
  • Evidence of potential for future development,
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others (all levels in organisation),
  • Proven communication skills in both Dutch and English.

At bp Refinery Rotterdam we believe that people are our driven advantage and the key factor in achieving our success. We seek to provide an environment where people can grow and succeed. The opportunities are vast and the challenges inspiring.

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.

Europoort Rotterdam
Active in 80 countries
2,000 employees
60% men - 40% women
Average age is 35 years