Company: Chevron
Skills: Chemist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Ningbo, Zhejiang, China
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Responsible for the LOB EHS
Liaise with PQ assistant for formulation modification, optimize the lab trial to guide the blending for D&I (Detergent & Inhibitor) package, XA (Experimental Additive), VII and Lubricant Oil.
Responsible for blending study, perform tests to check quality of incoming raw material and products (Including D&I package, XA, VII, Lubricant Oil)
Schedules daily LOB production runs according to requirement and adjusts as needed
Responsible for specification and blending correction, build up strong connection/alignment with P&T team.
Responsible and take part in ASTM Proficiency program
Responsible for LOB OPEX & CAPEX, keep the expense below the allocated budget.
Responsible for the sample shipment, nominated freight forwarder to ship the requested samples to customers in a timely manner.
Perform tests as required by technical service.
Keep up to date knowledge on the test methods and calibration procedures to assure accuracy of results.
Perform round robin testing with customers to resolve test result discrepancies, especially for the Lubricant Oil.
Responsible for maintaining inventory of new and existing reference oils for testing Lubricant Oil.
Take part in the CMP LOB commissioning and start-up, including the procedure and testing plan.
Do site-preparation and installation of new analytical instruments.
Support OGT in testing and collecting test result data for new CRS samples under development.
Perform SPC analysis of test results to determine root cause and develop improvement ideas.
Do the Schedule calibration and preventive maintenance programs for LOB and Laboratory.
Work with instrument vendor engineers to trouble-shoot, repair and improve the reliability of the laboratory instruments.
Practice the best housekeeping of the laboratory and LOB house.
Maintain and trouble shoot analytical equipment
Diagnose the bad analytical test outputs and trouble shoot analytical equipment to rectify the problem(s).
Involve in the trouble shooting of LOB process
Manage the chemical inventory in the laboratory/LOB in accordance with government and company safety requirements
Manage MSDS information database and their dissemination
Play an active role for Laboratory/LOB's continuous improvement using Lean Sigma methodology.


• Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry from a recognized University with more than 5 years of experience in analytical testing of an Oil/ Petroleum/ Petrochemical or Lubricant Additives Manufacturing facility.
• Strong knowledge in Analytical Chemistry with operating knowledge of laboratory instruments such as ICP, FTIR, HTHS, MRV, CCS, NOACK Loss, Bosch Injector, etc.
• A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Petroleum Testing Methods and familiar in ASTM, IP and APHA Test methods
• Knowledge on LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System), SAP are plus and have added advantage.
• Good communication skills, both verbal and written in English and Mandarin.
• Able to work in a cross-functional environment

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Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




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