Laboratory Shift Chemist


Beaumont, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

About Beaumont


With a population of more than 118,000, Beaumont, Texas, is located in the Gulf Coast region of the United States, on the Neches River, about 85 miles east of Houston, the nation's fourth largest city. Beaumont has been a home to the oil industry from the days of the Spindletop oil boom until today, and along with nearby Port Arthur and Orange, is part of the Golden Triangle industrial area on the Texas Gulf Coast. Those who live and work in Beaumont will find a close-knit community with friendly people and opportunities to explore the area at its many restaurants and businesses, as well as numerous museums and nature parks.

Built along the banks of the Neches River in 1903, the original ExxonMobil Beaumont refining facilities have grown into an integrated petrochemical complex on 2,700 acres and have contributed to the economic and social landscape of southeast Texas. In fact, 1 in 7 jobs in Jefferson County are linked to ExxonMobil, making it an integral part of the community. With a workforce of more than 5,500, the Beaumont complex includes a refinery, chemical plant, polyethylene plant and lubricant blending and packaging plant. The complex is part of ExxonMobil’s current building and expansion plans for the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Not only does Beaumont produce Mobil 1, the world’s leading synthetic motor oil, it is the only manufacturer of Mobil Aviation Greases. Other products include fuels and chemical compounds used in a diverse range of products, including plastics, Nylon, shrink wrap and more.

Learn more about what we do in Beaumont here

What role you will play in our team


The Laboratory Chemist must maintain high levels of quality control and quality assurance that will certify product quality and promote site efficiency. Assure the quality of the materials used and product made meet specifications. Provide technical support and guidance to site. Responsible / accountable for all laboratory activities performed under their direction.   Maintain BPIMS, QP&G, and DIAF requirements relating to data generation. Contribute to meet customer service commitments.  Assure compliance to all company programs. Contribute to meet customer service commitments. Maintain laboratory operations.

What you will do


  • Support the quality of our products through adherence to ISO9001, IATF16949, AS9100, VDA, AAR and other in scope quality policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and calibrate equipment systems to support the testing process.
  • Issue Safe Work Permits and oversees permitted activities.
  • Performs / oversees OIMS PHRO activities such as, operating air compressors, handling gas cylinders, troubleshooting or working on energized equipment. 
  • Review test methods for compliance to industry standards.
  • Implement changes to the LIMS database testing and specification tables as required.
  • Maintain LIMS and data management systems.
  • Provide timely and accurate data to optimize site manufacturing and packaging efficiencies.
  • Compliance to testing procedures as written and support in procedure development applicable quality initiatives.
  • Support Laboratory goals to meet operational excellence.
  • Aid in meeting quality objectives established in the QP&G.
  • Participates in the Blend Correction Improvement Team.
  • Provide guidance on blend adjustments and work-off.
  • Ensures compliance with all local, state and federal regulatory standards for health, safety and environmental requirements through the compliance to all safety and OIMS programs.
  • Organization, storage, and distribution of lab reagents and quality control samples.
  • Purchase supplies and maintain inventories.
  • Responsible for Laboratory operating expenses.
  • Adhere to and Ensure compliance with CIMS (Controls Integrity Management System), including compliance with Data Integrity Assurance Framework through policy communications, procedures, and, as applicable, holding employees and contractors accountable.
  • Comply with Global Brand and Product Integrity Management System (BPIMS) standards to 1) Protect product quality 2) Adhere to regulatory requirements 3) Provide accurate product representation and 4) Ensure product performance as formulated.
  • Oversee shift contractors and provide technical direction and testing support for shift production.
  • Serve as Lead to Lab Technicians

About you


Skills and Qualifications

  • Education and Experience requirements: Bachelor’s degree with 1 year of experience in a laboratory, one year in a lead capacity, or a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry / Chemical Engineering preferred; or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Pass ExxonMobil hiring requirements.
  • High Ethic Standards.
  • Key Skills: Basic Mathematical, Chemistry and Statistics
    • Verbal, Written, and Interpersonal
    • Troubleshooting / Problem Solving
    • Computer
    • Self-Motivated

Your Benefits

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance, and life.

We offer you: 

  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life. 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match. 
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work.
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans. 
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing. 
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you. 
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you.


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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