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  • United States Of America, Usa
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  • 3 - 6 Years
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Job ID 102932BR Job category Research & Technology Group Segment Downstream Relocation availableNo CityToledo CountryUnited States Travel required No

Job profile summary The Chemist - LIMS Administrator role exists to provide technical support to the Laboratory at the BP Toledo Refinery, mainly in the technical administration for the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) The Chemist - LIMS Specialist role will perform analytical tests for routine and non-routine samples as required and supports the Safety Program and the QA Program of the Lab In addition, the Chemist/LIMS Specialist assists the Lab Management Staff on the implementation of advance technology, serves as a mentor for Chemists and lab technicians and perform other related activities This job description is intended to provide an overview of the position and does not include all the tasks that might be required to provide support for your area job requirements

The role is also responsible for supporting sample analysis and data provision, using basic technical capabilities to assist with the optimisation of new and existing analytical methods, own the maintenance and upkeep of various analytical instrumentation, write and validate analytical procedures and certify experimental conclusions to provide product quality assurance and process optimisation

Job Advert Key Accountabilities

Responsible for health, safety and environmental performance and awareness in area of responsibility to achieve the goals of no accidents, no harm to people and no harm to the environment Investigates accidents and near-misses as per required Prepares and conducts safety meetings Participates in all refinery safety programs and coordinates laboratory participation
Ensure that test methods used are technically founded by using established test methods, which include ASTM or similar industry accepted organizations
In addition, the Chemist assists Lab Management Staff on implementation of advance technology and other activities
Write/maintain analytical test methods for samples
Support Lab Technicians on technical issues as needed
Develop, write, and update analytical tests methods according to business needs
Perform sample analyses as directed by lab management
Investigate data quality issues
Install, validate and commission the analytical instrumentation
Maintain and repair the analytical instrumentation
Monitor/perform required instrument calibrations for ensuring accuracy of the data produced for the instruments
Monitor the quality control elements of the designated area(s) to ensure high quality data
Support LIMS system upgrades
Maintain/support LIMS (calculated values, profiles, specifications, tests and determinants)
Create/modify/maintain LIMS/PI (XIQDH) interface
Maintain value added applications such as; Refinery off-spec notification program, CERMON, DIVA
Responsible for adherence to and improvement of established quality processes
Support operating unit performance tests to improve operations which may include special sampling and testing
Communicate and engage the laboratory staff in safety awareness
Participate as a trainer (classroom and on the job) to lab chemists and lab technicians in the assigned laboratory areas when required This includes any of the training phases
Support the Toledo Refinery ISO 14001 certification which includes completing test method audits and quality action notifications
Coordinate the communication for off-specification products and refinery intermediate streams
Cross-train and maintain expertise appropriate to support broader chemist group and to backfill for other chemist positions and supervisor positions

Required Education Bachelors Degree in Chemistry or Science-Related Degree with Chemistry emphasis

Required Experience and Skills Minimum 3 years experience in Laboratory, preferably in a refinery or like industry setting
Ability for developing and executing lab instrumentation projects This includes the installation, validation, troubleshooting, operation, training, etc
Demonstrate ability for learning new advance technology
Maintain awareness of new technology developments and best practices to enhance lab efficiency and safe operation
Analyzing problems and troubleshooting; systematically determine the root cause(s) of problems through questioning and inspecting, and then identify the best course of action to take
The ability to multitask while performing job tasks, without being distracted
Assist in HAZOPs, MOCs, Incident Investigations, and Job Safety Analysis
Identify and assess safety hazards

Preferred Skills
Experience with BAYTEK LIMS system
Practical experience administering the LIMS system
Ability to understand the functionality of LIMS in order to make modifications to profiles, scheduler and other elements of this system
Create/execute SQL scripts for data extraction and reporting
Ability to perform diagnostic and repair of sophisticated lab instrumentation required
Ability to perform equipment calibrations and performance monitoring checks to ensure accurate results
Excel VBA programming experience preferred
Experience with lab instruments

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

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