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Fuel Technology Advisor

Location:  Paulsboro, NJ, US
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company has an immediate opening for a Member of the Technical Staff in the area of Fuel Products at its Technical Center in Paulsboro, New Jersey.  The successful candidate will have a broad background in fuel technology with core expertise in product applications.  Experience with fuel combustion and chemistry effects is preferred.  Candidate must have interest in and ability to review and summarize extensive, complex regulatory language and provide technical guidance on fuel products impacts.

ExxonMobil’s Paulsboro Technical Center is a facility of over 100 scientists and engineers conducting research and development related to ExxonMobil’s Downstream and Chemical businesses.  This position will be co-locating to Clinton, New Jersey during the summer of 2018, therefore all applicants must be willing to relocate at that time. 

Job Role Responsibilities

The researcher will:

  • Provide understanding and technical knowledge of fuel products and their applications to support  ExxonMobil business objectives
  • Provide analysis, including LCA, associated with characterizing, modeling, and assessing environmental performance of products and processes associated with the energy and petrochemical industry
  • Formulate new products designed to meet industry and customer needs
  • Conduct analysis related to understanding fuel combustion and chemistry effects
  • Document product development and investigation results, test methodologies, and formulation procedures
  • Optimize the formulation of existing ExxonMobil products to reduce cost and increase performance
  • Provide support to ExxonMobil’s businesses to help address complex product blending and performance problems and manage customer incidents
  • Support Global improvement initiatives to help improve the delivery of superior performing fuel products to customers
  • Interface with third parties to ensure understanding of product component performance, customer needs and supplier trends
  • Represent ExxonMobil at industry and academic meetings by attending and presenting technical papers and approved ExxonMobil policy positions

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • A BS or Ph.D. in engineering (chemical, environmental, mechanical), environmental science, chemistry, or related field is required
  • Academic experience in the area of fuel products development, fuel technology, or energy system modeling
  • Strong interest in fuel applications and fuel technology
  • Willing to travel internationally and relocate domestically
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities


Alternate Location: United States : Clinton, New Jersey 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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