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Laboratory Chemist

Location: 

Baytown, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

The Laboratory Chemist maintains high levels of quality control and quality assurance for the certification testing of finished polymer products. In addition, the chemist provides technical support and aids in problem solving to the operating units. A successful candidate is responsible and accountable for all laboratory activities under their direction.

Primary Job Functions

•    Actively engages in the laboratory and site’s safety program
•    Maintains quality systems relating to data generation and customer satisfaction
•    Provide technical leadership/support for and drive improvements in established test methods (e.g. ASTM or company specific) in the laboratory
•    Develop new analytical test methods as directed/needed by the business
•    Participate in global networks to share best practices and improve processes
•    Maintains statistical quality control (SQC) records for laboratory equipment
•    Provide recommendations/justifications for new instrumentation purchases
•    Steward lab deliverables
 

Job Requirements

•    Ph.D. in Analytical, Organic or Physical Chemistry or equivalent field.  Master's degree candidates will be considered with relevant experience.
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
•    Commitment to high standards and concern for accuracy
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Proficient in the general use of computers
•    Willing and able to relocate geographically within ExxonMobil after 3-4 years of experience in the manufacturing arena
 

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•    Experience/background in one or more of the following techniques is preferred: Polymers Chemistry, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, X-ray Florescence Spectroscopy (XRF), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) or Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
•    Experience in lab quality control and statistical techniques is desirable

 

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


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