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Chevron Corporation Marine Field Test Engineer in Ghent, Belgium

Holds a key function in the Marine Lubricants team, and is intimately familiar with the operation of all lubricated equipment on board of ocean-going vessels, preferably based on first hand experience. Maintains close relationships with the major OEMs of Marine propulsion engines (Two-Stroke) and auxiliary engines (Four-Stroke). Manages execution and documentation of field tests on board of vessels to secure OEM approvals. Advises the Marine team about trends in engine design, operating conditions, and fuel type that could potentially impact the market for marine lubricants. Participates in lubricant development partnerships with additive suppliers and helps define requirements of future lubricants. Educates and trains Field Technical Specialists and Sales personnel. Provides the highest level of subject matter expertise to resolve complicated technical service requests for Marine and for PowerGen applications.

Chevron Belgium BV is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation and is responsible for the sales and marketing of Texaco & Chevron Lubricants.

Chevron Belgium is accepting online applications for the position of Marine Field test engineer located in Belgium or alternative locations.

The Marine and Poweren Product & Technology Team, located in Belgium, is globally responsible for product development and product management of Chevron’s range of marine and power generation diesel and gas engine oils.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Responsible for all aspects of marine and powergen engine oil field testing with new or existing lubricants, in large 2-stroke and/or medium speed engines,

  • Coordinate field test activities, not only internally within Chevron, but also with external partners, such as maintenance companies and the engine OEM.

  • Successful candidates are expected to perform in-the-field / on-board engine inspections to assess marine engine oil performance.

  • Conduct technical support investigations, including assessment of oil analysis results, investigation of equipment parts and on-board inspections.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A degree in marine engineering or equivalent through proven experience. Ideal candidates have 5 or more years of experience as a first, second or chief engineer, preferably in international shipping.

  • Proven experience in maritime and/or powergen operations, combined with technical expertise servicing large 2-stroke and/or medium speed engines, either as a marine engineer, a repair superintendent, a technical manager, a superintendent engineer at a shipping company, a technical manager or a superintendent engineer at a marine engine OEM, or other equivalent positions

  • Customer focused, building effective customer relationships.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. Highly organized, ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little to no guidance and tight deadlines.

  • A team player, communicative, and able to work in a diverse multicultural environment, whilst being able to work independently in a virtual team environment.

  • Physical fitness to conduct engine inspections and part measurements of large 2-stroke and/or medium speed marine engines.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English, able to write technical reports. Spoken and written knowledge of other languages is an asset (Spanish).

  • Willingness to travel frequently and at short notice, provided adherence to Chevron and local COVID 19 (legal) restrictions is guaranteed.

  • Familiar with latest IT software and hardware tools (Office 365 package (Excel), Hololens,…), and willingness to continuously stay up to date.

Our offer:

For the most suitable candidates we offer an excellent salary & benefits package according to the Petroleum sector and an all-round, challenging role in an international environment. Chevron offers an American culture, Results driven, Open & Direct communication.

Relocation will not be considered.

International Considerations: Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Workplace Inclusion & Diversity:

Chevron seeks to attract and develop the brightest minds to support, advance and enable best practices, innovation and evolving the energy landscape.

Chevron is striving to be an employer of choice and leader for an inclusive and diverse workplace where we are actively supporting the promotion of equality for all employees at all levels

Chevron is working to close any gender gap where it may exist; equal pay or enabling a representative and meritocratic progression to careers and reaching senior roles across the organization.

Chevron is focused on growing a culture where people with disabilities can excel through support in role and long-term career opportunities including workplace adjustments.

Chevron considers itself a learning and flexible employer and want to support everyone to bring their best self to every day

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.