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Phillips 66 2020 Technology Staff Engineer in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Phillips 66 & YOU- Together we can fuel the future


The Technology Staff Engineer will be part of the Research & Development Team located at the Phillips 66 Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Responsibilities May Include

  • Managing one or more research programs

  • Developing and executing laboratory and pilot plant experiments

  • Analyzing experimental results

  • Communicating experimental results through reports and presentations

  • Providing work direction to the technical staff

  • Collaborating with other individual contributors to achieve project goals

  • Identifying and creating new research opportunities

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Completion of a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or closely related engineering discipline between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020

  • Able to start work on or before December 31, 2020


  • Minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 for Undergraduate degree

  • Minimum cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 for graduate degree

  • Strong and proactive approach to safety

  • Experience using process simulation tools (e.g. AspenPlus ® , HYSYS ® )

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Knowledge of the petroleum industry

  • Pilot plant operation experience

  • Excellent, demonstrated written and oral communication skills

Located in northeast Oklahoma, Bartlesville is home to approximately 36,000 people. Area families appreciate the affordable cost of living and the conveniences a small town community offers while enjoying the cultural amenities of a larger metropolitan area. Bartlesville hosts many festivals including its own world-renown music festival. It has a symphony orchestra, Broadway series, dance companies, and an active art association. Among the state’s 32 largest school districts, Bartlesville is ranked 2nd by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for its overall success. In July 2013 Coldwell Banker ranked Bartlesville #30 as one of the nation’s best “booming suburbs” to live in, based on economic factors, school quality, cost of living, crime rates, and other criteria. Bartlesville is notable as the longtime home of Phillips Petroleum Company, founded by Frank Phillips in 1905. Centrally located on major highways, it has close proximity to larger cities like Tulsa (41 miles) and Oklahoma City (123 miles). It’s only 18 miles to the Kansas border with Wichita and Kansas City well within driving distance.

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company with unique businesses in Refining, Midstream, Chemicals, and Marketing and Specialties. From the laboratory to pilot plants, in-house research and development at Phillips 66 drives new ideas toward commercialization. The Technology organization creates technical solutions to evaluate opportunities for the challenges facing our industry. Our researchers' inspirations create avenues for future growth and help existing businesses reduce costs through improved processes.

The Technology organization focuses in three areas: 1) advanced engineering optimization for our existing businesses, 2) sustainability technologies for a changing regulatory environment, and 3) future growth opportunities. Technology creates value through evaluation of advantaged crudes, models for increasing clean product yield, and research to increase safety and reliability.

As a Phillips 66 Technology Ph.D. New Hire you will participate in training and developmental programs that provide a comprehensive roadmap for early career engineers at Phillips 66. Our focus is to help you gain a more robust understanding of the refining and midstream processes, and the energy industry in an environment that embraces collaboration and values your contributions.

  • New hire Ph.D. researchers are introduced to company practices, procedures and technical resources including Technology’s Passport program, technical training classes, and participate in technical networks, and on-the-job training

  • New hire Ph.D. researchers learn from internal and external experts and collaborate with more experienced researchers within the organization.

  • Phillips 66 researchers may begin their careers by contributing in these key areas: refining processes and modeling, big data and analytics, catalysis, photovoltaics, fuel cells, batteries, analytical sciences, water conservation, air quality, remediation sciences, robotics, and more.

Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of December 31, 2020

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 51383

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Not Applicable

Technical Req : No