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Phillips 66 Process Engineer Graduate in Northeast Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2019.


Our graduate development programme has been designed to specifically support new Graduates during the early stages of their career. Not only will the programme equip graduates with a greater understanding of the global business operations but will also provide the personal development training essential within a business environment. The programme will provide exposure to key business leaders, allow you to meet other graduates in different disciplines whilst provide you with a network of individuals from whom you can seek advice.

Our roles offer the opportunity to develop knowledge and experience and work on real issues. Our graduates will be challenged and stretched, but also be supported and trusted every step of the way, whilst gaining the relevant experience for chartered engineer status.

As a graduate process engineer at the Humber Refinery, your primary responsibilities will include providing technical support to refinery operations, providing engineering evaluation in the screening of potential projects and producing process designs for approved projects. The primary focus is on safe operations, long term reliability and unit performance followed by short term opportunities and yield or energy optimisation.

*Please include a cover letter with your application explaining how you meet what we are looking for. Please also include your 'A' Level results or equivalent on your CV.*

Start date will be in September 2021

Responsibilities May Include

The Graduate Chemical Engineer may be responsible for:

  • Providing technical engineering support to refinery operations

  • Performing process design work on minor or intermediate size projects

  • Monitoring and evaluating equipment performance

  • Troubleshooting equipment problems

  • Generating ideas and seeking out opportunities for unit optimisation

  • Carry out and review plant modifications and associated risk assessments.

  • Regularly review unit process engineering information and ensure that all documents and procedures are kept up to date.

  • Provide additional process engineering support to unit turn around activity and start-ups.

  • Coaches/mentors operations to ensure process safety issues are addressed as part of design and operational processes.

Position Requirements

What are we looking for?

A graduate with excellent communication, networking and influencing skills, you will be able to build relationships effectively and work with teams across disciplines and levels of the organisation. You are comfortable and adaptable to working in new and changing environments. You are organised and self-motivated, with a good attention to detail, keen to deliver the best solution for the refinery.

Qualification Requirements/Key Skills:

  • The legal right to live and work in the UK on a permanent basis without restrictions.

  • A minimum 2:1 in a Chemical Engineering discipline degree

  • Achieved a minimum of 120 UCAS points at A-Level or equivalent qualification (300 UCAS points based on previous UCAS points system) including at least one STEM subject.

  • Have successfully completed relevant work experience gained via a yearlong industrial placement (or equivalent)

  • Be a pro-active self-starter

  • Have strong interpersonal skills

  • Be someone who is highly motivated with a drive and energy to lead and influence change

  • Good team player who is able to work with and influence others

  • Confidence to work on your own initiative

  • Someone who has the ability to prioritise effectively

  • Ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyze problems and create innovative solutions

  • Drive and determination to achieve Chartered status

What Phillips 66 will offer you

  • Industry competitive salary, bonus and benefits scheme

  • Free accommodation for the first 6 weeks (if required) so you can get to know the area and other graduates.

  • Help with relocation (if required)

  • Opportunity to develop a successful long-lasting career with Phillips 66 potentially moving between roles across the wider business.

  • Ability to integrate and learn from experienced engineers

  • Opportunity to become part of our Early Careers Network and take part in fun, informative and social activities

  • Free daily lunch whilst working on site

  • Free access to our onsite gym facilities

The Humber Refinery is located on the east coast of England in North Lincolnshire, United Kingdom, approximately 180 miles north of London. Humber's facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, hydrodesulfurization, thermal cracking and delayed coking units. The refinery has two coking units with associated calcining plants, which produce high-value graphite and anode petroleum cokes. It processes crude oil supplied primarily from the North Sea and includes light, low- and medium-sulfur and acidic crude oil. Humber produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. It is the only coking refinery in the United Kingdom, and a major producer of specialty graphite cokes and anode coke. Approximately 70 percent of the light oils produced by the refinery are distributed to customers in the United Kingdom by pipeline, rail car and truck, while the other products are exported to the rest of Europe, West Africa and the United States.

To be considered:

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all pre-screening questions and submitting a cover letter, providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date Sunday 20 th September 2020.

Applications will be reviewed periodically throughout the advertising window. However, we may invite candidates who pass our screening process to selection events on a first-come, first-served basis and making offers of employment to people who are successful at those events, therefore we advise that you apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

As part of our assessment process you may be asked to complete a personality profile to assist with your application.

Our assessment days will be held at our Humber Refinery on Wednesday 14 th or Thursday 15 th October 2020 and will include an overnight stay and dinner with experienced engineers. Please ensure you are available to attend these dates when submitting your application.

Phillips 66 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Requisition ID: 52862

Location: GBR - Northeast Lincolnshire - South Killingholme

Job Field: Internships, Graduate Positions, and Student Programs

Division : Humber Refinery

Technical Req : Yes