Jaydip is head of the Business Optimization Department at Braya Renewable Fuels’ Come By Chance refinery. Jaydip and his team manage Process Engineering, Plant Monitoring, Yield Optimization, Energy optimization, Environment and compliance, Process Safety Management, Advanced Process Control, and Control Systems Engineering functions. The team ensures the refinery maximizes value at lowest operating cost out of every barrel of feedstock that is processed at Come By Chance, while making sure the plant consistently operates safely. Earlier in his career at the Come By Chance refinery, Jaydip held the positions of Senior Process Engineer and Planning & Scheduling lead before moving into his current role.
Prior to joining the Come By Chance refinery team in January 2017, Jaydip worked with the Bahrain Petroleum Company in the Middle East for more than six years. Jaydip began his eighteen-year career in the refining industry as part of a construction, commissioning, and start-up team at Essar Oil Ltd. (Now Nayara Energy), a 405 kbpd refinery on the west coast of India. Jaydip holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Gujarat University, India.