02 Apr, 2024

Process Engineer

  • bp
  • Hybrid (Europoort, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Process Engineer Oil & Gas

Job Description

Job summary

Entity: Production & Operations

Job Family Group: Engineering Group

Job Description:

Bp is an international energy organisation. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working to provide light, heat and mobility to millions of people around the world every day. Our mission and ambition is to reinvent energy and become a net zero company. We are always looking for improvements and invest in our safety, people, processes, organization and resources. Do you, like bp, want to make a lasting difference in this challenging time? That can, because we are looking for a:

Process Engineer

Process Engineers at bp are responsible for providing support to operations in the form of troubleshooting, commercial optimization, unit monitoring, event scopeing / event planning and incident investigations. As a Process Engineer you will also support other disciplines within the engineering department of the refinery, including; maintenance, inspection, mechanical and electrical engineering.

What are you going to do?

In this position, you are responsible for one or more process units at the refinery as part of a large and dynamic team of engineers. In the role of Process Engineer at bp you will make the difference and you will be responsible for delivering;


Operational instructions that match commercial or compliance strategies and optimize energy consumption at the refinery
From short and long term unit health monitoring. This information will be used to identify maintenance planning, commercial model updates and operational risks
Commercial modeling and development
Consulting, as a technology expert, to support Net Zero projects
Support in providing operational procedures for disabling and startup process units for planned maintenance activities
Support for HAZOP/LOPA studies
Technical support for safety incident investigations
Alarm & excursion definition and management

Who are you and what are you bringing with you?


A Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Chemical Technology / Chemical Engineering or related degree (Masters Degree heeft de voorkeur)
No minimum work experience required, but relevant work experience in the industry is the absolute preference
Excellent people skills and communication skills
Dutch language has absolute preference, but is not essential, but it is a requirement to learn it once you are accepted.

What do you get back for it?

We offer more than excellent primary and secondary working conditions, which will be explained further later. In addition, you will work in a very dynamic team with a strong focus on delivery, but also on individual development. The process engineering team of the refinery is seen as the talent pool in which future technical experts and/or future leaders can be nurtured. As a startrol, the responsibilities of Process Engineering, when you are assigned to a unit, can be extremely challenging, but also very rewarding. Expect a sharp learning curve that can be combined with a steep growth curve in the company.


The team spends a lot of time interacting with multiple stakeholders in the company, including; discipline engineering teams, maintenance, commercial teams, central engineering team and operations. This gives you a unique exposure to many parts of the company and enables you to develop extensive networks within the company. The team culture is very relaxed and we place a lot of emphasis on team activities, both inside and outside the office.

Travel Requirement

Relocation Assistance:

Remote Type: This position is a hybrid of office/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, sex 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 recruitment 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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