Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare catalyst and new unit proposals for new business development
  • Lead techno-strategy meeting to develop technically competitive approach to ITB objectives.
  • Use existing models and correlations of experimental and operating data to generate technical estimates from an ITB design basis.
  • Develop catalyst requirements in SalesForce in alignment with Commercial Account Manager.
  • Present proposal to client and participate in technical clarification meetings.
  • Give technical presentations at customer meetings, internal technology forums, customer training workshops and conferences.
  • Support conceptual design studies in support of licensed unit revamp or debottlenecking.
  • Contribute to tool improvement and standardization efforts.
  • Drive product development
  • Stay abreast of competitor technology and develop technical solutions to address threats to business.
  • Support R&D team to proactively influence new catalyst and process technology development by bringing external perspective.
  • Provide leadership in setting technical direction for the field.
  • Use feedback from existing customers to study catalyst performance and drive improvements.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in a process engineering, proposal development, technical service, operations, design engineering role or R&D in refining or petrochemicals industry.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with prospective customers, internal colleagues and all levels of management, including the ability to make clear presentations.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and self-direct in addition to working in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of hydroprocessing units and catalysts through previous R&D, refinery or technical service role.
  • Experience making new unit or catalyst refill technical performance estimates for hydroprocessing applications.
  • Experience in new catalyst development in ISOCRACKING or ISODEWAXING technologies.
  • Experience monitoring plant and catalyst performance.
  • Ability to do process engineering work including technical service, designs, and startups.

Relocation Options:

  • Relocation may be considered.
  • International Considerations:
  • Expatriate assignments will not be considered.