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Associate Engineer - DataDoc Mgmt

Royal Dutch Shell

Royal Dutch Shell

San Francisco, CA, USA · k st, woodbury, mn, usa
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
, Philippines

Job Family Group:

Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:


Posting Start Date:

August 14, 2023

Business unit:

Projects and Technology

Experience Level:

Early Careers

Job Description:


The Greenhouse Gas Intensity Analysis Team (GIAT) has a global role in Shell as the centre of expertise to ensure effective, efficient, consistent, and unbiased delivery of Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) on GHGs and other environmental impact factors for the Shell sectors, businesses and the Shell Group and align LCA within Shell.

The scope of the team covers providing advice to businesses and sectors on GHG intensities of products and low carbon Customer Value Propositions (CVPs), reviewing and developing LCA models and IT tools, supporting R&D in understanding the decarbonization potential of new technologies, providing technical advice and support to Policy and Advocacy, representing Shell on industry groups on LCA methodology alignment as well as working with Energy Transition Program country teams and Shell strategy on GHG accounting methodologies and GHG baselines.

We are seeking to develop capability on LCA modeling and tool development in TAO to establish longer term support to the GIAT in responding to the increasing demand by the company and from customers for LCA data and advice.

Scope of the role covers but is not limited to:

  • Performing LCA and Carbon footprint calculations for dedicated product pathways and value chains following international standards and Shell approaches.
  • Developing LCA tools (Excel, small IT tools with IT/DIY support) and calculation methodologies for dedicated product pathways and value chains.
  • Data and technical information collection, analysis, management, and processing as basis for and input to LCA studies.
  • Collecting and building sets of GHG emission factors for regions and sectors, e.g., based on regulations, publicly available sources or scientific models and own calculation.
  • Gaining insights into and monitoring the space of LCA policy developments relating to GHG emissions and sustainability in dedicated regions.
  • Presenting results and outcomes to stakeholders.
  • Capturing results and outcomes in technical reports.
  • The LCA calculations and models will focus on different products (e.g., Lubricants, Chemicals) and sectors and can change, depending on the requests by the businesses.
  • The work will be done in close collaboration with a GIAT team member at the beginning. Over time, with increasing experience, projects can be directly performed with Shell stakeholders in the sectors and businesses, in connection with the GIAT team. The development towards becoming an SME for LCA is desired.
  • The role will be part of the extended GIAT team, so the person will closely be linked to the team, which enables knowledge exchange, participation in team calls etc.

Skills and Requirement:

  • Engineering Degree and/or Certification preferably Chemical Engineering or any stream with sustainability/ environmental engineering background.
  • At least 3 years of experience in any field related to sustainability.
  • Data Management – Experience in data quality and assurance as the role requires to establish life cycle assessment modelling for the calculation methodology for the business being supported.
  • Stakeholder Engagement – The role requires to be collaborating with different stakeholders, process and product owners in building the life cycle assessment.
  • Continuous Improvement – Experience in continuous improvement to play a significant role in building streamlined and efficient process for the life cycle assessment and carbon solutions support.
  • Familiarity with the global standards like ISO and GHG protocols relating to carbon management will be a plus.


Work Setup – Hybrid

Work Timing – Mon to Friday, 3PM to 12PM



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