Chemist II

Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Job Reference 1191239

Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 6, 2023

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Downstream clients to seek a Chemist to work on an initial 12-month contract in Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Chemist II is an individual contributor typically in their mid-career development path.
  • Personnel are expected to be working independently and solve problems to support operating units and other technical problems.
  • Personnel advise and mentor Technicians, Specialists and utilize networking with other Chemists in the circuit leveraging expertise and experience to make impacts outside immediate section or site.
  • Some hands-on work and data analysis is expected but not a major part of the job.
  • Networking with site and circuit interfaces is expected to be established.
  • OIMS and Safety Programs Understanding and Commitment.
  • Data integrity (DIAF) and QP&G Commitment.
  • Collaborate with affiliates to develop program proposals.
  • Solve major problems using a wide range of analytical techniques.
  • Influence method standardization.
  • Implement novel analytical technology in refinery/production unit.
  • Advises in decisions regarding selection, purchase, validation, removal, and maintenance requirements of test equipment to meet requests/requirements/needs.
  • Serve as technical point of contact for site or regional laboratory equipment vendors.
  • Support laboratory compliance programs.
  • Mentors other Plant Chemists in early career stages.
  • Involved with High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), supercritical fluid (SCF), and supporting Exxal alcohol, pesticides, oil fins, etc.
  • Troubleshooting analysis.
  • Previous experience in a closely related position in the oil and gas, downstream/refinery environment.
  • Advanced Degree required in the chemical area; Ph.D. preferred.
  • Demonstrates sound business judgement, decision making skills and customer focus.
  • Strong analytical skill set.

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