Lab Maintenance & Calibration Technician


Singapore, 01, SG

Company:  ExxonMobil


ExxonMobil, one of the largest publicly traded international oil and gas companies, uses technology and innovation to help meet the world's growing energy needs.

We are one of the largest foreign investors in Singapore with more than S$25 billion in assets, and have been operating in Singapore for more than 125 years, expanding from trading kerosene to a multi-billion dollar manufacturing and marketing presence today. Singapore serves as the Asia Pacific hub for our Downstream and Chemical businesses, and it is also home to ExxonMobil's largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex in the world.

 In Singapore, we also own an extensive network of service stations under the Esso brand and supply cylinder cooking gas (LPG) to many households. We also supply the commercial market in Singapore and those around the region with industrial, aviation and marine fuels and lubricants, and market liquefied natural gas (LNG).


Position Title: Lab Maintenance & Calibration (M&C) Technician


Job Description:


Support/assist the Lab supervisors/chemists by performing routine and non-routine laboratory analysis/wet chemistry on water/aromatics products and in-process samples, to support plant operations for the purpose of quality assurance/control. Perform calibration, maintenance & troubleshooting of test equipment. Prepare samples and ensure accurate data generation and records, in accordance with the standard operating procedures. Utilize analytical instruments to address quality assurance/control issues. Non-shift work schedule, Mon-Fri day-work basis.



What you will be doing:

  • Contribute to the safe operation and quality of the Lab to meet the business / company goals
  • Intervene when observing unsafe act and identify safety issues within the Lab and raise to the appropriate level
  • Strengthen and sustain competency in Lab testing skill, as well as calibration, maintenance & troubleshooting skills
  • Respond to site emergencies as needed
  • Understands the requirements of and executes work in his/her assigned Post in accordance with the Lab quality, operating and safety standards & procedures and comply to various company quality standards as well as industry testing standards (e.g. ASTM/IP).
  • Responsible for his/her own safety and the safety of others (Actively Caring) in assigned Post.
  • Conduct field checks and intervention on peers and contractors working within Lab to ensure safe work practices are adhered to.
  • Participates in safety meetings and periodically conducts field checks on work in respective areas and take action to rectify unsafe facilities, work conditions and acts
  • Participates in incident investigations and proposes solutions and recommendations to prevent recurrence
  • Participates in emergency drills and able to react confidently when business continuity plan (BCP) is activated
  • Demonstrate strong ownership & accountability and ensure housekeeping standards are met in his/her assigned area
  • Major work duties are:
    • Conduct routine testing and certification of refinery environmental/water treatment samples & Aromatics streams per testing methods
    • Conduct any adhoc / urgent tests as assigned by lab supervisors/chemists
    • Perform Lab instrument’s SQC as per schedule
    • Maintenance and calibration of instruments as per schedule
    • Any unscheduled maintenance or calibration checks
    • Returns all equipment used for maintenance to the appropriate place for safe keeping
    • Assist maintenance service vendor in lab equipment maintenance work
    • Reagent preparation and standardization / re-standardization
    • Highlights any shortages of spare parts to supervisor and generates requisition order
    • Generate requisition orders for items highlighted by Lab staff and follow-up on orders not delivered yet especially those urgently needed.
    • Receiving and inspecting goods and rejecting those not conforming to specifications
    • Monitoring inventory levels of SQC samples and highlighting to QAC (Quality Assurance Coordinator) on need for replenishment
    • Maintaining/Housekeeping of the chemical and sample retention store rooms
    • Maintaining/Housekeeping of equipment operating manuals
    • Conducts training on equipment operation as necessary
    • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor


What you should have:

  • Qualifications: minimum GCE “O” level, Polytechnic diploma preferred
  • Team player, shows initiative, willingness to learn, responsible, adaptable, communicates effectively, good organization/planning skill
  • Interest in lab equipment calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Work experience: none required, related relevant experience will be an advantage



Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be notified, and you can find out more about our hiring process here.

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