Technical Assistant

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Technical Assistant

Req ID 93987BR Job category Research & Technology Countries (State/Region) Central Location China - Central - Shanghai Apply now

Role synopsis

It is the responsibility of the technical assistant to provide comprehensive administrative support
to the regional technical service team.
The technical assistant also works with the central technical team to ensure that central system
databases are maintained and project implementations are carried out at the regional level.

This role sits in our Castrol business, a part of the BP Group. Join Castrol and you’ll get all of the benefits of a company steeped in family spirit and history, coupled with the security and opportunities a big corporation can offer.

Key accountabilities

Provide comprehensive administrative and back office support to the technical team
 Prepare and monitor procedures in order to facilitate the smooth function of the technical
 Focal point to meet requests from the Central Technical team.
 Ensuring that central databases or other locally used databases are accurately maintained
and updated on a regular basis
 Maintain a proper and user friendly filing and document control system for recording and
tracking of all documents
 Assist technical team in preparing Lubricant Recommendations Schedules (LRS) for
customers’ vessels including making recommendations regarding the use of products on
board ships according to Marine Technical Database (MTD).
 Regional point of contact for creation and updating of customer’s access and credentials for
the Caremax digital portal.
 Meeting key performance indicators established by the regional technical services manager.
 Organisation of customer/internal Training and events.
 Support the Technical Service Engineers in embedding within the team and fulfilling agreed
specific Product Quality & Compliance accountabilities.
 Compile Time Value App data of regional TSE teams on a periodical basis and share the
snapshot with Regional Technical services manager
 Generating product and vessel reports from the GME business intelligence tools (BOSS
/INSITE) on request from Technical manager/Engineer.
 Manage stocks of technical literature and promotional products.
 Monitor inventory of technical items (sample kits, test kits & reagents) as applicable.
 Maintain and update regional technical database (eg. PPE tracker) or systems.
 Manage & monitor PO’s and invoices of UOA /SDA of customers where not performed through the central Global Business Services (GBS) function.

Essential Education

Educational background:
Any technical qualification would be an advantage.

Essential experience and job requirements

Experience (depth and nature)
 Ability to develop, maintain and build new relationships with customers, OEMs and
Industry bodies.
 Leverages resources and own networks to achieve goals and objectives
 Understanding of shipping, oil & gas market and global dynamics, trends, regulatory
environment desirable
 Minimum of two years’ work experience in a Shipping company/Shipyard/Drilling
segment or Power plant. Experience in having administrative responsibilities would
be preferable.
 Any previous experience in a technical environment is an advantage
 Role model the BP Values and Behaviours
 Demonstrated safety leadership
 Flexibility of thought and action to be able to respond to changing market
environments and dynamic business situations
 Ability to work across functions and gain support for the businesses in the Region
 Excellent organisational skills.
 Accuracy and attention to details.
 Numerical aptitude.
 Competent in Microsoft Office and other applications, internet technologies and
network environments.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)


Desirable criteria & qualifications


Relocation available


Travel required

Yes - up to 25%

Is this a part time position?


About BP

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

BP has been operating in China since the early 1970s and is one of the leading foreign investors in the oil & gas sector in China. Our business activities here include exploration and development, petrochemicals manufacturing and marketing, aviation fuel supply, oil products retailing, lubricants, oil and gas supply and trading, LNG terminal and trunk line and the chemicals technology licensing.

Building on its business successes in China, BP has also expanded partnerships with the national energy companies beyond the country’s borders. BP is working with CNPC in Iraq and Australia, Sinopec in Angola and Singapore, CNOOC in Australia, Indonesia and Argentina, and with China National Aviation Fuel in Singapore.

BP publishes BP Statistical Review of World Energy and BP Energy Outlook on annual basis. The publications are regarded as one of the world’s most reliable sources of energy data and are widely consulted.

In parallel, BP has been working to contribute to China society by helping address the local sustainability issues. BP has also been actively engaged in energy research activities, particularly in clean energy R&D initiatives. To date, BP’s accumulative spending on community contributions in China has exceeded US$ 50 million. BP’s community practices have been widely recognized.

BP is committed to contributing to China’s energy solutions by continuing to be a trusted energy partner and valuable contributor supporting China’s strategic development.



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