• Analytical Chemist Jobs in United States Of America

  • Castrol India Ltd
  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 18 - 21 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

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Demonstrate a deep understanding of liquid chromatography and other separation science principles and be able to couple these with knowledge of aromatics technology to efficiently solve customer problems
Independently communicate with clients to develop work plans and determine the appropriate analysis methods to provide solutions
Solve problems using a variety of techniques LC, LC-MS, GC, IC, UV-Vis
Maintain awareness of current and developing petrochemical technology including catalyst design, process stream composition and impurities, alternate feeds, and end product specifications to augment problem solving efforts
Understand chromatography capabilities that are available internally and externally
Prepare samples and skillfully operate lab equipment to resolve and analyze components of liquid streams
Interpret results and apply judgment to modify sample preparation and analytical approach
Maintain instruments and laboratory infrastructure in a team environment Analyze and solve instrument and equipment problems independently or in collaboration with vendor service engineers
Organize work and time to manage multiple project responsibilities and clients Adapt to and perform under changing priorities and deadlines
Communicate findings to clients verbally and through written technical documentation
Independently develop and write test methods and operating, maintenance and safety procedures
Demonstrate an understanding of internal and external customer needs and exceed their expectations
Work closely with others to coordinate work plans and ensure best practices
Actively promote safe behaviors and practices within the Research & Technology community, site and business unit by modeling appropriate behaviors and intervening as needed
Other responsibilities include communicating laboratory capabilities to the technical community and management and understanding analytical capabilities that reside elsewhere within BP or externally Independently manage and set direction of work, manage multiple priorities and clients, and promptly support customer billing

Essential Education BS or higher degree in related science or engineering field

Essential experience and job requirements

Extensive (>5 years) demonstrated experience applying and developing LC and related methods to the analysis of hydrocarbons and/or petrochemicals
A sound knowledge of chemistry and chromatography principles is required
Proven ability in independent interpretation of results and resultant decision-making
Basic computer skills with the ability to master sophisticated analysis software systems on multiple hardware platforms is required
Ability to perform a variety of dry and wet chemical operations (eg weighing, filtering, neutralizing, ) safely, accurately and consistently
Ability to travel internationally

Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location) There are no additional requirements Please respond with N/A below

Desirable criteria & qualifications

An advanced degree (PhD) in Chemistry is preferred
At least 5 years of industrial analytical hands on experience (beyond the highest degree level) is preferred
Familiarity with EZChrom (or similar chromatography software) and LIMS is preferred
A working understanding of advanced chromatography techniques such as LC-MS is strongly preferred

Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only

Travel required Yes - up to 10 PERCENT

Is this a part time position No

About BP We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future We have a real contribution to make to the worlds ambition of a low carbon future Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals)

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers needs

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth

Petrochemicals is a global business, with manufacturing facilities in 10 countries, a production capacity of approximately 15 million tonnes and around 1,700 employees Our products are applied in many different ways, such as polyester fiber, food packaging and building materials

We manufacture and market across the following main product lines purified terephthalic acid (PTA), paraxylene (PX), acetic acid and methanol, as well as olefins and derivatives through our refinery assets in Germany

Our products are produced using our industry-leading proprietary technologies, which in some cases we monetise through licensing to third parties We focus on deploying that technology to create competitive advantage

We also produce speciality products such as metaxylene and are partnering in a new venture that uses our acetic anhydride to treat wood chips to produce high performance medium-density fibreboard We are playing a part in the transition to a lower carbon future, launching PTAirTM, which supports a lower carbon footprint than average PTA production

Segment Downstream

Closing Date 24-Dec-2018

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : 1400000-2000000 P/A
Deadline : 12th Oct 2019

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