Chemists are instrumental in the research and development of innovative chemical products for Chevron Oronite, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation focused on developing and marketing quality additives to improve the performance of fuels and lubricants that keep the world moving.

who we hire

We seek individuals who have a bachelor's, master's or doctorate degree in chemistry and who:

  • Aspire to be part of a leading global organization
  • Have a keen interest in energy solutions
  • Have a collaborative work style
  • Enjoy a diverse and teamwork-oriented environment
  • Are solution-oriented and outcome-driven
  • Are interested in safety and protecting the environment
  • Are willing to work on global assignments
  • Enjoy finding solutions to challenging technical problems
  • Have a passion for scientific and technological innovation

yaya, chemist

yaya, chemist

Yaya is a chemist at Chevron's Richmond Technology Center.

what you'll do

As a Chevron chemist, you'll play a critical role in helping to develop new and improved fuel and lubricant energy solutions. Responsibilities include:

  • Researching lubricant and additive performance in automotive, marine, railroad and specialties applications
  • Laboratory work designing and chemically synthesizing new experimental and complex chemical components for fuel and lubricating oil additives

"I was interested in working for a company where application of fundamental science to achieving business objectives is rewarded."


Technical Team Lead

where you'll work

Chevron chemists typically begin their career at one of the following locations:

  • Richmond, California
  • Singapore
  • Omaezaki, Japan
  • Gonfreville, France
  • Rotterdam, the Netherlands