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Chevron Corporation Lead Research & Development Specialist - Formulator in Rotterdam, Netherlands

Lubricant Additive Research and Development Formulator in Oronite’s Automotive Engine Oil additive technology development.

AEO formulator develops innovative formulating solutions for automotive engine oils by designing, supervising, and evaluating experiments in the laboratory (engine and bench tests) or in the field. The formulator set up studies on how chemical and physical characteristics of additives impact engine performance and transfer research results into the development of new products. Formulators work with peers and stakeholders to support OEM and customers' needs.

This position supports the development of AEO additive technologies addressing current gaps and future needs in providing innovative new products. The candidate will be expected to lead work teams and provide guidance and feedback in the development of new formulating technologies and new component chemistries for next-generation technology. The candidate will need demonstrated capability for the design and execution of multi-disciplinary research projects. The candidate is expected to proactively collaborate with peers and stakeholders including other AEO formulators, OEM industry automotive engineers, statisticians, patent analysts, product managers, and commercial/sales.

This position reports to a global team where proactive collaboration with peers across regions is required (US, Japan, Netherlands)

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

  • Design and execute multi-disciplinary product development and research projects addressing current and future technology needs

  • Analyze and visualize large data sets of performance data to extract technical insights

  • Lead technical projects with multi-disciplinary teams and provide guidance to colleagues in the technology organization

  • Work with peers and stakeholders to support OEM and customers' needs

  • Generate intellectual property based on formulation inventions

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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.