Analyst Lab II

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Occidental Petroleum
Pasadena, Texas, US
Jun 10, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
  • Laboratory supports two PVC Plants in Houston Operations
  • Promote and support a safe, healthy, and environmentally responsible work environment. Follow all safety rules and policies.
  • Support the process safety and risk management goals and objectives. Participate in site-wide Process Safety and Risk Reduction activities as requested. Look for opportunities to be the ‘fresh set of eyes' in this area.
  • Perform routine analyses, including control samples and calibration checks, without supervision.
  • Strive to continually improve the quality process.
  • Perform unscheduled analyses with minimal guidance from laboratory management.
  • Assist in training as required.
  • Participate in site-wide process safety and risk reduction activities as requested.
  • Proficiently operate instrumentation and equipment such as analytical balances, spectrometers, titrators, gas chromatographs, viscometers, roll mills, extruders, particle size analyzers, and rheometers.
  • Accurately record results by computer or writing for use by Lab and plant personnel.
  • Properly maintain all work sheets and applicable control charts
  • Coordinate activities closely with production, loading and utility personnel.
  • Analyze special samples in a timely manner
  • Practice good housekeeping.

  • Two years minimum of equivalent work experience in a chemical manufacturing lab environment AND
  • Four year degree in a related science (chemistry, biology, physics, computer science, zoology) OR
  • Successful completion of a laboratory technician training program at a community college or technical school (equal to a two year Associates degree) AND
  • Five years minimum of equivalent work experience in a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft applications (such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read, write and speak in English.
  • Must be able to respond to off hour emergencies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays and respond to callouts on a non-routine basis.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to lift 40 lbs., climb ladders and stairs.
  • Walking, bending, stooping is required.
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to respond to visual and audible alarms.

Additional Desired Qualifications
  • Prior experience in PVC manufacturing
  • Experience with SAP and Laboratory Information Management Systems

"Occidental is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, political preference, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status." ​​​​​​​
Job - QC Lab Support Primary Location - United States-Texas-Pasadena Organization - OXY CHEM Schedule - Full-time