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Analytical Lab Technician (BARQN)

Job title: Analytical Lab Technician (BARQN)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-116772
Contact Name: Victor Herrera
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4421
Job Published: 14 days ago

Job Description

Analytical lab technician 

Characteristics

Key Focus

  • Carry out analytical tests on catalysts and oils, in particular operate the various GCs, ICPs, spectrophotometers, and similar instrumentation
  • Collect and track control sample data for quality assurance purposes
  • Document data and make it accessible to customers
  • Communicate with customers on priorities, delays, results, and other issues
  • Collaborate with colleagues who work on the same equipment
  • Troubleshoot equipment
 

Accountabilities

  • Analytical procedures are executed according to the SOPs to guarantee consistency
  • Work is scheduled according to priority as communicated to maximize efficiency
  • Routine maintenance and calibration of instruments are done to ensure minimal downtime; instrument manufacturers are contacted for maintenance issues as needed
  • Communication with customers, management and colleagues is proactive
  • Housekeeping of the lab is exemplary and work is carried out safely
  • All corporate, legal and safety policies are adhered to

Responsibilities

  • Operate the ICPs, GCs and other instrumentation (i.e. UV-Vis, NMR) and perform various oil analyses
  • Perform routine maintenance and basic troubleshooting of instruments
  • Evaluate control samples to validate data and troubleshoot the processes
  • Use Laboratory Information Management System
  • Communicate with customers to keep them informed and educated
  • Perform the administrative tasks associated with the analyses
  • Perform general tasks in the lab as assigned; i.e. sample management, etc.
  • Actively participate in the safety and good house keeping programs of the site and BARQ/R&D
Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in chemistry or a related field OR a minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • 18 months industrial or contract lab experience
  • Proven affinity with instrument-based analysis
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Customer oriented

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