Chevron Corporation Chemist QA in Ningbo, China
Job Responsibilities:• Develop and implement Analytical test methods, train laboratory technicians on new test methods and changes to existing test methods.• Responsible and co-ordinate with the shift team on taking part in the ASTM Proficiency program• Administer the Inter-laboratory Crosscheck programs for the Additives, Lubricating oils.• Implement and practice the Statistical Process Control (SPC) tools in the laboratory• Responsible for Lab OPEX & CAPEX, keep the expense below the allocated budget.• Keep the laboratory purchase expenses below the allocated budget.• Maximize the availability of laboratory equipment for analysis and improve lab’s reliability.• Do the Schedule calibration and preventive maintenance programs, arrange internal and external agencies to perform.• Take part in the Plant commissioning and start-up, including the procedure and testing plan• Responsible for all laboratory work requested as part of a customer complaint or question.• Participate in customer visits, audits, and inquiries. Answer questions, present data to customers.• Provide laboratory support to Sales & Marketing team, manage customer sampling process to support sales initiatives and products testing.• Work with purchasing and vendors to establish service contracts for instruments and laboratory supply contracts.• Work with instrument vendor engineers to trouble-shoot, repair and improve the reliability of the laboratory instruments.• Responsible for maintaining regular inventory of blend packages to meet customers’ sampling requirements and work with nominated freight forwarder to ship the requested samples to customers in a timely manner• Responsible for plant ISO accreditation• Co-ordinate with Plant IT department to sort-out problem with instrument PCs and LAN network.• Handling quality issues in SAP by working with Supply chain and Operation Planning.• Do site-preparation and installation of new analytical instruments.• Generate precision data on new instruments for getting Technology team's qualification approval.• Support Technology team's in testing and collecting test result data for new CRS samples under development.• Support other Labs in sharing/helping the expertise/ best practice of various analytical equipment and test methods.• Monitor & Improve accuracy and precision of analytical test results.• Develop SMC for monitoring analytical variation in the test method.• Support in the round robin tests with other Labs and Technology team's on improving the accuracy of analytical measurements.• Run special tests for the Non-routine and special samples from the plant under Technical Lead supervision.• Perform special tests to trouble shoot process plants and new raw material suppliers• Support Process Engineers with the analysis of non-routine samples and in the troubleshooting of process plants issues.• Provides backup support for Technical Lead.• Play an active role in the Laboratory’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, CHN Analyzers, Auto-titrators, Foaming tests, Viscometer, etc.• A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Petroleum Testing Methods and familiar in ASTM, IP and APHA Test methods• Strong knowledge in ISO accreditation, rich experience for organizing the team and get certification• Effective written and verbal communication skills• Able to work in a cross-functional environment
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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.
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