HPCL R&D vacancy

HPCL Recruiting R&D Professionals – Exciting Career Opportunities – Apply Online

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) is a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) and an S&P Global Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company with a ranking of 54. HPCL has a strong presence in the downstream hydrocarbon sector of the country with over 18% share in petroleum product marketing and also has business footprints across other energy verticals & various overseas geographies. During 2019 – 20, HPCL recorded Profit after Tax (PAT) of Rs. 2,637 Crore.

HP Green R&D Centre is located in the garden city of Bengaluru. It is a vibrant research center in India for carrying out research and development activities in the oil refining and alternate energy sector. The center started research activities in 2012 in the areas of catalysis, fluid catalytic cracking, hydroprocessing, process intensification, residue up-gradation, crude and crude compatibility, alternative energies such as biofuels, solar, etc. The center is recognized by The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and has collaborations with research institutes in India and abroad.

HPCL invites talented & motivated R&D professionals looking for exciting career opportunities in the energy sector and willing to contribute towards India’s energy future by being part of our growth journey. Interested and eligible candidates can apply for the following vacancies ONLINE.

Important Dates

  • Commencement of online application: 3rd March 2021
  • Last date of online application: 15th April 2021

Job Description

Sr. No. Position Vacancies S/G Max Age Minimum Qualification Minimum Experience (Years)
1 Chief Manager / Deputy General Manager – Catalyst Scale-up 1 E/F 45/50 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences 12 / 15
M.E./M. Tech. in Chemical Engineering 14 / 17
B.E. / B. Tech in Chemical Engineering 16 / 19
2 Chief Manager / Deputy General Manager Analytical 1 E/F 45/50 Ph.D. in Analytical/Organic/ Physical Chemistry or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences 12/15
3 Chief Manager / Deputy General Manager Engine 1 E/F 45/50 Ph.D. in Combustion & Emission Engineering/ Automobile Engineering/ Thermal Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or other relevant areas of

Chemical Sciences

12 / 15
M.E. / M. Tech. in Combustion & Emission Engineering/ Automobile Engineering/ Thermal Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering 14 / 17
4 Assistant Manager – Intellectual Property Rights Cell 2 B 34 BE/B.Tech in Chemical / MSc (Chemistry) / Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences AND Registered Patent Agent with Indian Patent Office or any other patent office such as USPTO & EPO. 4
5 Assistant Manager / Manager – Engine 2 B/C 34 /

36

Ph.D.in Combustion & Emission Engineering / Automobile Engineering / Thermal Engineering / Mechanical Engineering or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences 1 / 3
33 /

36

M.E. / M. Tech. in Combustion & Emission Engineering/ Automobile Engineering/ Thermal Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering 3 / 5
6 Assistant Manager /Manager-Petrochemicals & Polymers 1 B/C 34/

36

Ph.D. in Polymers/ Polyolefin/ Petrochemicals or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences 1 / 3
7 Officer -Petrochemicals & Polymers 1 A 27 M.E. / M. Tech. in Plastic Technology Nil
8 Officer – Bioprocess 1 A 32 Ph.D. in Biosciences (Microbiology, Molecular biology or biotechnology or other relevant areas of chemical sciences) Nil
9 Officer -Crude & Fuels Research 1 A 32 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or other relevant areas of Chemical Sciences Nil
27 M.E./M. Tech. in Chemical Engineering

Job Details

Role: Chief Manager (S/G –‘E’)/ Deputy General Manager – Catalyst Scale-up (S/G –‘F’)

Work Experience:

Work experience must be in the area of catalyst scale-up and production/ manufacturing. Preference will be given to candidates having a proven track record of leading a team of engineers in the relevant areas. Preference will also be given to candidates having higher relevant experience.

Job Description:

  • Lead a team of qualified professionals in the field of Catalyst scale-up and production.
  • Undertake and execute research activities related to scale-up of R&D developed catalysts.
  • Provide guidance/training to the reporting staff and monitoring the work progress of subordinates to ensure timely completion of the assigned projects.
  • Procurement of sophisticated equipment/pilot plants for establishing the catalyst scale-up facility.
  • Coordinate research activities with internal and external customers and collaborative partners.

Role: Chief Manager (S/G –‘E’) / Deputy General Manager – Analytical (S/G –‘F’)

Work Experience:

Work experience must be in the area of analytical. Preference will be given to candidates having higher relevant experience.

Job Description:

  • Undertake research activities in the area of the analytical science related to petroleum products, employing advanced analytical techniques such as elemental analysis (ICP/AES/MS), thermochemical spectroscopy, x-ray spectroscopy (XRD, XRF, XPS), chromatographic techniques (HPLC and GC), etc.
  • Develop new methods for analysis of petroleum products and crude & other refinery samples using different analytical techniques.
  • Execute in-house research projects and provide qualitative and quantitative analytical data.
  • Enable establishment of required facilities for advanced analytical equipment facilities at the R & D Centre.
  • Coordinate research activities with internal and external customers and collaborative partners.
  • Support in providing advanced research/technical services to the operating plants for troubleshooting.

Role: Chief Manager (S/G –‘E’) / Deputy General Manager – Engine (S/G –‘F’)

Work Experience:
Work experience must be in the area of Engine testing for the evaluation of fuels & lubricants. Preference will be given to candidates having a proven track record of leading a team of engineers/scientists in the engine test facility. Preference will be also given to candidates having experience in engine test labs and having higher relevant experience.

Job Description:

  • Lead a team of highly qualified professionals in the field of Engine Testing.
  • Undertake development of new processes/technologies in the areas related to fuels & lubricants evaluation and engine testing.
  • Provide guidance / training to the reporting staff and monitoring the work progress of subordinates to ensure timely completion of the assigned projects.
  • Provide advanced research / technical services to the operating plants for trouble shooting.
  • Procurement of sophisticated equipment/pilot plants for establishing labs.
  • Coordinate research activities with internal and external customers and collaborative partners.

Role: Assistant Manager- Intellectual Property Rights Cell (S/G –‘B’)

Work Experience:

  • Work experience must be a minimum of 4 years out of which 2 years of experience have to be:
  • As IP Professional (filing Patents/ Trademarks) in petroleum refinery /research, petrochemical units or
    in consultancy services company executing large and medium-size projects in petroleum refinery /
    research, petrochemical units in the supervisory/executive category are essential.
  • Experience as an IP professional will be considered only from the date of passing the Patent Agent
    Examination. The candidate needs to submit the examination passing proof/certificate with the date of
    the exam mentioned.
  • Preference will be given to candidates having higher experience as IP professionals.

Job Description:

  • Assess and advise on the patentability of innovations submitted by scientists.
  • Draft / assist in drafting patent applications and File patent applications either directly through patent attorneys in India and abroad as required. Process payments for filing patents and monitor.
  • Conduct patent search and provide search reports to scientists.
  • Maintain records of patents filed and actions to be taken from time to time, maintaining granted patents.
  • Any other jobs assigned from time to time by the management.

Role: Assistant Manager / Manager – Engine (S/G –‘B/ C’)

Work Experience:

Work Experience must be in the area of Internal Combustion Engine (IC Engine). Preference will also be given to candidates having higher relevant experience, and having patents and publications in high-impact journals in relevant areas.

Job Description:

  • Undertake and execute research activities in a downstream area related to Engine fuels & lubricants
    development / evaluation and testing.
  • Working in 4-5 research projects related to engine testing.
  • Carry out independent research work in fuels & lubricants development.
  • Installation and commissioning of pilot plants & lab equipment for Engine lab at the R&D Centre.
  • Ensuring the reliability of the pilot plants or lab units through monitoring of health and periodic
    maintenance and calibration.

Role: Assistant Manager / Manager – Petrochemicals & Polymers (S/G –‘B/ C’)

Work Experience:

Work Experience must be in the area of Petrochemicals & Polymers, polymer catalyst systems. Preference will be given to candidates having experience in polyolefins and catalyst systems for polyolefins. Preference will also be given to candidates having higher relevant experience, and having patents and publications in high-impact journals in relevant areas.

Job Description:

Undertake and execute research activities in a downstream area related to petrochemical & polymer
technologies, in particular monomers, polyolefin synthesis, polyolefin catalyst, and specialty & high
value polymers.

  • Working in 4-5 research projects related to petrochemical and polymer-based processes.
  • Carry out independent research work in petrochemical and polymer based technologies development.
  • Installation and commissioning of pilot plants & lab equipment for Petrochemicals & Polymers lab at
    the R&D Centre.
  • Ensuring the reliability of the pilot plants or lab units through monitoring of health and periodic
    maintenance and calibration.
  • Carry out pilot plant operations in shifts.
  • Maintain and operate the R&D facilities as per the best safety practices and protocols.

Role: Officer – Petrochemicals & Polymers (S/G –‘A’)

Preference will be given to candidates having experience in product application development. Preference will also be given to candidates having higher relevant experience, and having patents and publications in high-impact journals in relevant areas.

Job Description:

  • Undertake and execute research activities in a downstream area related to petrochemical & polymer technologies, in particular monomers, polyolefin synthesis, polyolefin catalyst and specialty & high-value polymers.
  • Working in 2-3 research projects related to petrochemical and polymer based processes.
  • Installation and commissioning of pilot plants & lab equipment for Petrochemicals & Polymers lab at the R&D Centre.
  • Operation of sophisticated pilot plants / bench-scale reactors, characterization units.
  • Carry out pilot plant operations in shifts.
  • Maintain and operate the R&D facilities as per the best safety practices and protocols.

Role: Officer- Bioprocess (S/G –‘A’)

Preference will be given to candidates having higher relevant experience, and having patents and publications in high-impact journals in relevant areas.

Job Description:

  • Undertake and direct research in the areas of application of Bioprocesses to the refinery processes/development of biocatalysts/biofuels.
  • Guide in operating state-of-art laboratory-scale fermenter systems and translating the lab-scale fermentation process to pilot plant scale for the production of biofuels.
  • Identify and undertake research projects in the area of ETP through membrane separation process on an industrial scale for improving ETP plants performance at HPCL refineries
  • To interact and coordinate research activities with internal and external customers and other relevant agencies and undertake collaborative research programs.

Role: Officer – Crude & Fuels Research (S/G –‘A’)

Preference will be given to candidates having higher relevant experience, and having patents and publications in high-impact journals in relevant areas.

Job Description:

  • Undertake and execute research activities in crude distillation, crude assays and compatibility, true
    boiling point apparatus, Pot still and Mini Potstill apparatus, etc.
  • Working in 4-5 research projects related to crude processing technologies and additives.
  • Carry out preparation of crude assay reports for various crude and blends.
  • Carry out crude unit process modeling and simulation, developing kinetic & empirical models, LP
    modeling to evaluate the crude assay data to enable plant yield improvements
  • Develop methods to predict crude compatibility for processing opportunity crudes/unconventional
    crudes in HPCL refineries.
  • Ensuring reliability of pilot plants or lab units through periodic maintenance and calibration.
  • Carry out pilot plant operations in shifts.
  • Maintain and operate the R&D facilities as per the best safety practices and protocols.

Emoluments:

Salary Grade

Pay Scale Cost to Company (CTC) Approx.

A

60000-180000 18.21 lakhs
B 70000-200000

22.08 lakhs

C

80000-220000 25.24 lakhs
E 100000-260000

33.95 lakhs

F 120000-280000

42.18 lakhs

Application Process:

  • Online Application will be accepted from 12:00 hrs on 3rd March 2021 till 23:59 hrs on 15th April 2021.
  • Apply online only on www.hindustanpetroleum.com/hpcareers/current openings after reading detailed advertisements. No other mean / mode of the application shall be accepted.
  • Applications with incomplete / wrong particulars or not in the prescribed format will not be considered.
  • The email id/mobile number provided in online application should remain valid for at least one year. Candidates must use proper e-mail ids created in their names. Applications with pseudo/fake email ids will attract appropriate action under the law.
  • All the details given in the submitted online form will be treated as final and no changes will be entertained.
  • In the event of non-submission of completed application along with application fees (wherever applicable) from candidates for reasons whatsoever, his / her candidature will stand cancelled and no further communication/consideration on the same will be entertained.
  • Candidates will be required to submit documentary evidence of eligibility during the course of the shortlisting/selection process. Any mismatch in name, qualification, other criteria of documents from the data given in the application form will lead to disqualification at any stage

Application Fees:

  • The application fees are applicable to all positions.
  • SC, ST & PwBD candidates are exempted from payment of application fee.
  • UR, OBCNC, and EWS candidates are required to pay a Non-Refundable Amount of ₹1180/- + payment gateway charges if any (Application fee of ₹1000/- + [email protected]% i.e ₹180/- + payment gateway charges if applicable).
  • Payment Mode: Debit / Credit card/UPI/Net Banking: On paying the application fee online, the payment status will automatically change to “Your Transaction is successfully completed”, on successful receipt of fees.
  • All the candidates must ensure that the payment status is “Completed” as the transaction will be considered “incomplete” in case of any other payment status. Once the payment is done, candidates are required to take print of acknowledgment of payment and preserve the same for future reference.
  • No other mode of payment than those mentioned above will be accepted.
  • The application fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances.

For other terms & conditions, shortlisting & selection process, and general instructions please check the official advertisement.

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