Inorganic Chemistry Technologist


Baytown, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


  • Perform work in a collaborative environment involving synthesis of new materials
  • Run experiments following procedures and collecting analytical data
  • Operate batch autoclaves and/or high-throughput equipment for olefin polymerizations
  • The open position is located at the Baytown Technology and Engineering Complex and is based on an 8 hour work day

Primary Job Functions


  • Use and maintain a dry box for catalyst preparation
  • Operate and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Interface with Ph.D. Chemists daily
  • Calculates, analyzes, and interprets data, properly document results

Job Requirements


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline and relevant work experience
  • Capable of safe, reliable, and independent laboratory work given framing of problem and regular direction
  • Experience with high throughput equipment and software a plus
  • Experience using a drybox or Schlenk techniques
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Capable of lifting 10 pounds while working in a drybox
  • Ability to learn new techniques as needed
  • Ability to read and follow detailed instructions
  • Concern for accuracy and precision
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal
  • Strong Excel experience, capable of interfacing with advanced computer software


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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