Shell Laboratory Technologist in United States
Auto req ID 59477BR
Job Title Laboratory Technologist
Country of Work Location Canada
City, State (if applicable) Fort Saskatchewan
Work Location Scotford - Complex
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Canada, we have operated for over a century and are a major producer and marketer of oil, gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future.
The Product Quality Team at Scotford is seeking to fill a Laboratory Technologist position. The successful candidate will be part of a high performing Laboratory team that operate, troubleshoot and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment. The successful individual is expected to lead by example in the areas of Safety, Product Quality, and Production.
A Day in the life of a Shell Canada Laboratory Technologist:
Under the direction of the Lab Team Lead:
Executes a full range of lab analysis for product certification and process sample quality analysis
Operate, troubleshoot, and maintain laboratory instruments and equipment in a support lab
Maintain instrument quality control to ensure accuracy of results
Communicate daily with the control room operators and ensure that strong and effective communications are maintained between operations and the lab
Ensure that inventory and audits are performed such as indicated in the Lab Safety and Quality Manuals
Work schedule may change frequently to support Production Units business needs
Must have a strong sense of ownership because off-hours response is required occasionally to handle process and product quality issues
Must be capable of prioritizing own work to help meet department and team objectives
Working in a group of diverse individuals contributing to a high performing team
Define, in coordination with team leader, new analysis capabilities
Ability to work independently and in a flexible team environment
Advocate of continuously improving work-processes
Organized and able to work within tight deadlines
Experience and Qualifications
Technical Diploma or Bachelor Degree (Chemistry or related field), combined with related industrial lab experience
Hands-on laboratory experience (full-time) with a diverse range of analytical instruments and techniques, including sample preparation and data analysis
Knowledge of sampling techniques and product release requirements
Demonstrated mechanical ability is required, as well as a strong foundation in SQC principles, data analysis, and experience with Sample Manager
Demonstrated application of chemistry and chemical fundamentals
Working knowledge of ISO 17025
Must be a self starter and capable of prioritizing and managing workloads without direct supervision
Have safety as a first priority and demonstrate safety leadership in the lab
Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills
No. of Positions 1
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Removal Date 26-Sep-2017