Analytical Chemist in Denver, United States


Analytical Chemist
Core Job Function:
In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical support for the refining process through effective utilization of laboratory instrumentation and measurement systems. You will also provide administrative and technical support for all laboratory analysis, instrumentation and personnel.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and apply innovation in developing technological solutions to further advance improvements in measurement systems, capture efficiencies
  • Ensure laboratory instrumentation and measurements are aligned with all applicable SPC/SQC processes, daily lab quality audits, and monthly/annual laboratory clean fuels re-certifications
  • Advise laboratory personnel of priorities in day to day activities
  • Schedule personnel to ensure adequate staffing is available to support safe, reliable laboratory operations
  • Manage decisions regarding personnel issues to ensure that the rules of the collective bargaining agreement are being followed
  • Collaborate with engineering, production planning and other refinery operations personnel in troubleshooting and optimization of plant production and quickly resolve quality assurance issues
  • Work with appropriate laboratory staff to develop and update testing protocols, providing technical support where necessary
  • Install and commission new analytical instrumentation - train affected personnel, generate/support related procedures, develop related reliability programs and SPC processes based on criticality/risk
  • Repair and uptime of advanced laboratory electronics and instrumentation
  • Ensure that laboratory database (LIMs) meets customer needs; SQC requirements are met, specifications are updated, testing schedules are accurate, resources are adequate, and interfaces such as OSI PI are functional
  • Provide technical assistance to operations for specialized activities


Qualification/Experience Requirements:

  • Two or more years of experience in refining or a related field
  • A Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Chemical or Electrical Engineering
  • The ability to anticipate potential problems and check for out-of-the-ordinary conditions, as well as having a strong sense of accountability
  • A zero-tolerance for shortcuts, and if the procedure is incorrect, you fix it
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar commitments matter, and do the right thing


Additional Preferences:

  • Knowledge of electronics and related communication protocols, chemistry and instrumented measurement systems used in chemical/refinery industry
  • Effective organizational skills to prioritize initiatives and communicate information within tight deadlines
  • Someone who enjoys sharing knowledge and advancing the capabilities of others, rewarded in their success
  • The ability to apply professional knowledge to analyze, understand refinery processes, and support resolution to technical problems
  • Ambition and works independently while being reciprocal in driving continuous improvement within the laboratory function
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build positive relationships with internal and external contacts in order to achieve the best results and deliver the most value
  • A continuous improvement mindset and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplace


Additional Information Around Role:

  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs (process unit upsets, equipment start-ups and/or other demands required in supporting uninterrupted laboratory operations)

ABOUT PETROPLAN

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here; <web address removed>/

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