Company: Shell
Skills: Chemist
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


Job Description

The Associate Chemist is responsible for the activities necessary for the smooth daily functioning of the laboratory, which includes functions such as:
  • Analyze and approve raw materials and production samples
  • Conduct blend corrections to meet product specifications
  • Perform hand blends for blend corrections or new formulations
  • Review and release blending shop orders
  • Capable to operate, troubleshoot, maintain and calibrate lab equipment
  • Perform and maintain Statistical Quality Control (SQC) charts for all lab equipment
  • Daily housekeeping and routine maintenance
  • Support the lab for facility audits by maintaining lab procedures, work instructions and equipment
  • Report operational issues to lab supervisor and chemist
  • Complete all necessary paperwork to perform duties as assigned


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural 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. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Requirements

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa
  • Must have either 2 years full-time analytical Lab Technician experience (civilian or military) AND an Associates of Science degree OR a Bachelor of Science in Math, Science, or Engineering from a fully accredited institution.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently
  • Must possess a current, valid driver's license
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to work at least 12 consecutive hours each day and a shift schedule of up to 8 consecutive days
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair drug testing. Are you willing to submit to all pre-employment checks?
  • Willing to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's safety policies and initiatives
  • Willing to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies
  • Must currently hold or be able to qualify to receive a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card


Disclaimer

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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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