Used Oil Analysis Laboratory Technician


Kansas City, KS, 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.

What role you will play in our team


We are seeking a Used Oil Analysis Lab Technician in Kansas City, KS. Technician will perform routine physical and chemical testing of used oils for customer trending purposes. The technician will be responsible for collecting analytical data while monitoring quality control and performance of instruments. Overtime may be required. Technician must be able to work off-shift hours (4:00pm-12:30am or 12:00am-8:30am).

What you will do


  • Be a part of the ExxonMobil culture and proactively maintain the safety and security of both yourself and your coworkers.
  • Conduct standardized physical and chemical tests using a variety of instrumentation while following our outlined procedures and quality expectations
  • Contribute to our sample receival process including opening packages, sorting mail, and data entry.
  • Work both together with your team and as an individual to perform preventative maintenance on lab equipment and maintain your assigned testing area.
  • Attend and participate in a variety of Safety, Security, Environmental, and Quality activities including waste handling, shift handovers, corrective actions, inspections, and continuous improvement activities for the site.

Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or another applicable Applied Science.
  • Must be willing to work off-shift hours (4:00pm-12:30am or 12:00am-8:30am).

Preferred Qualifications


  • Strong safety awareness and adherence to standards and practices working with instrumentation in a laboratory; ability to identify potential safety issues and propose solutions.
  • Strong computing skills, including experience with word processing, spreadsheets, and PowerPoint
  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills, including flexibility to accommodate change, positive attitude, and willingness to mentor/train other personnel.
  • Strong organizational skills with effective time and task management, even for repetitive tasks.
  • Strong work ethic with ability to quickly learn new tasks and integrate them into workflows; ability to meticulously follow detailed instructions and adhere to procedures.

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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, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.


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