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Laboratory Supervisor

  • Job type: Job Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : Job Reference: CH_HOU_97732
  • Location: Location: USA, Texas, Beaumont
  • Sector: Sector: Chemical, Onshore, Oil and Gas
  • Salary: Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: Date Posted: 28/10/2016
This vacancy has now expired.
Responsibilities:
*Supervise and provide technical direction to Lab techs
*Manage lab facilities including operation and maintenance of lab equipment, management of chemicals and consumables inventory, and reporting of all data generated by the lab
*coordinate and interface with suppliers and vendors as required to support troubleshooting of lab equipment and to establish long term strategy for consumables supply and maintenance of equipment
*Work with Lead Process Engineer, Technical Services, prepare budgets, define problems, establish work scopes and plan work
*Recommend and implement lab methods for sampling and testing of LNG and other hydrocarbon process streams, amine, water treatment systems, and other special samples
*Develop, implement, and manage the Lab Information Management System and Laboratory Quality Management System
*Ensure laboratory facilities are maintained in safe conditions, and that safety practices are followed by laboratory staff

Requirements:
*Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
*Minimum 10 years of experience in an industrial setting performing analytical
*In-depth knowledge of laboratory equipment and terminology, especially of gas chromatography, titration and atomic absorption spectrophotometry
*In-depth knowledge of oil and gas international analytical standards
*Knowledge of ISO 17025, uncertainties calculation, methods' validation and all related procedures to the Quality Management System
*Recent experience with LNG is preferred, however petrochemical NGL, cryogenic natural gas processing, or other hydrocarbon processing experience may be acceptable.
*Previous experience in a supervisory position

For more information about this role please contact our Houston office