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Analytical Chemist

Company: Motiva
Location: Port Arthur
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview: The Analytical Chemist maintains and develops expertise in the analytical chemistry discipline as well as general process unit support techniques. This role supports reliable operation of the laboratory areas to meet production (quality), safety, environmental and margin requirements. Responsibilities:

  • Provide laboratory support for non-routine events/upsets
  • Assist operations on special projects and performance tests/runs
  • Develop and assist in job specific laboratory training
  • Support Quality Assurance/Quality Control programs
  • Prioritize testing for effectiveness
  • Set-up of new instrumentation and methods
  • Identify opportunities to improve laboratory performance and reliability and develop proposals to achieve these opportunities through the capital process as required
  • Implement and apply causal learnings
  • Attend technical and business-related training and discipline related conferences as needed
  • Ensure proper application of SQC tools by utilizing them to constantly improve the measurement system through identification and immediate correction of OOC issues
  • Ensure that test methods placed in service are sustainable and provide reliable results
  • Maintain instrument performance through reactive and preventive maintenance, calibrations and SQC review
  • Work with Technology suppliers as necessary to implement laboratory improvementsExperience and Education Required:
    • Bachelor's degree or higher education in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
    • 3+ years of analytical chemistry or experienceExperience and Education Preferred:
      • Expertise in Analytical Instrumentation and Method Development
      • Expertise in Statistical Quality Control Charts management
      • Expertise in Analyzing data, Troubleshooting and Instrument Repair
      • Knowledge of Product Control and Product Control Management
      • Knowledge of Laboratory Operations and Stakeholder Management
      • Ability to deliver, innovate and implement new industry best practicesPhysical Requirements:
        • Physical ability to work around and on industrial equipment, including occasional climbing of stairs and ladders
        • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (respirator, hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, heeled boots, and hearing protection)Other Requirements:
          • Must have legal authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis without the requirement of a work visa
          • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card
          • Must support and comply with the company's drug free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
          • Must support and comply with the company's harassment free workplace environment policy
          • Must support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiatives
          • Must support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policiesAs part of the pre-employment process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks. New hires must have received their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine or be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before starting employment. The "final dose" is the final dose, as recommended by the manufacturer, of a vaccine that has been authorized by the FDA for use in the United States, including vaccines that have been approved pursuant to an Emergency Use Authorization. You have been "fully vaccinated" when it has been at least two weeks since you received the final dose. An attestation certifying that you have received your final dose or are fully vaccinated will be provided and required as part of the pre-employment process after receipt of a conditional offer of employment, and will be a condition of employment. Motiva is an equal opportunity employer and will make any required accommodations under applicable law for individuals with disabilities or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination. Contact your recruiter if you would like to request an accommodation.

Keywords: Motiva, Port Arthur , Analytical Chemist, Other , Port Arthur, Texas

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