Chevron Corporation Quality Control Chemist in Singapore (Jurong Island), Singapore

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron Oronite is accepting online applications for the position of Quality Control Chemist located in Jurong Island, Singapore through March 21, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Provides Laboratory support to Operations, Process Engineering, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain, Oronite Global Technology and Product Line Management teams

  • Reviews and updates Quality Control methods and procedures for the laboratory

  • Develops analytical data needed for commercialization of new additive packages

  • Provides lab blend study inputs, conducts review in approval of formulations and specifications for new and existing packages

  • Responsible for all laboratory work requested as part of a customer complaint or support; this includes customer visits on complaints, round robin testing, answering customer queries and effectively resolving test result discrepancies

  • Manages shipment of samples to customers and other Oronite plants to support sales initiatives

  • Evaluates components from alternate suppliers and their impact in additive packages as part of assessment of their suitability for plant use

  • Evaluates new raw materials to assess suitability for use in plant processes

  • Maintains raw materials and products specifications in StarLIMS and ensures alignment with SAP inspection plans

  • Manages StarLIMS system as Administrator and resolves day-to-day issues with supports from IT team

  • Initiate enhancement projects to StarLIMS and digital innovations to improve efficiency and productivity in laboratory operations

  • Provides daily support to laboratory shift teams in resolving SAP-StarLIMS interface issues; manages Usage Decisions and other relevant modules in SAP as Lab SAP power user

  • Reviews Statistical Quality Control (SQC) data of plant blends and seek opportunities for test reduction

  • Responsible for laboratory studies to establish component and additive compatibility data to facilitate plant blending process

  • Supports Process Engineering and Operations teams in conducting product work-off studies

  • Participates in the Non-Conformance Advice Requisition (NAR) Committee and handles acceptance or rejection decisions of purchased raw materials and components

  • Provides lab support for third party blending and drumming activities

  • Provides product GHS labeling related advice as SME

  • Plays an active role in the laboratory’s continuous improvement using Lean Sigma methodology

Required Qualifications:

  • 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 instruments like ICP, XRF, FTIR, GC, HPLC, Auto-titrator, Auto Viscometer and other Petroleum testing equipments

  • A Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Petroleum Testing Methods and familiar in ASTM, IP and APHA Test methods

  • Experience in StarLIMS and SAP (Quality Module) systems

  • Knowledge in Statistical Quality Control Techniques

  • Knowledge in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certification procedures

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to work in cross functional environment

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Selected candidate will work in the Singapore under the local payroll system and benefits.