Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Chemist, Laboratory Ops / Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Are you a laboratory based Chemical Technician looking for your next move?

Would like to ensure our locations operate efficiently using the latest chemical technology?

Join our Team

We are the leader in well construction and production. Our innovative physical and digital solutions improve efficiency, production and maximize reservoir value. We are a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers' expectations.

Partner with the best

This role as a Laboratory based Chemical Technician will be under general supervision, you will conduct routine chemical and physical analyses by running tests required for product and application development or QC of processes or procedures. The position is based in Aberdeen within the laboratories, offshore requirements will be North Sea.

As an Onshore Laboratory / Ad-hoc Field Chemist, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing local support on product selection testing for our North Sea customers
  • Compiling, analyzing, and interpreting results for critical testing to internal/external customers
  • Providing timely updates on progress and results to internal/external customers on technical assignments
  • Supporting offshore operations by mobilising offshore on an adhoc basis (scale squeeze operations, offshore chemist cover, field trials for chemical application)
  • Assisting in the resolution of inquiries and customer concerns
  • Managing attention to detail and a high regard for laboratory technical excellence when meeting internal/external customers expectations
  • Participating in risk assessments and comply with all HSE rules and regulations
  • Preparing technical reports

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:



  • Have a Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
  • Be able to work independently at times or within a team to complete projects
  • Have the opportunity to travel offshore when required
  • Have good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Have an awareness of chemical hazards and general health, safety, environment and welfare considerations

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

In this role, you will travel to and work on customer sites in line with customer requirements.

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:





  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities
  • Comprehensive private medical care options
  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs
  • Tailored financial programs
  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.