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ExxonMobil Analytical Manufacturing Chemist in Baytown, Texas

Job Role Summary

The Analytical Manufacturing Chemist provides technical support and aids in problem solving to the operating units. The Analytical Manufacturing Chemist primarily interfaces with unit contact engineers and complex engineers on problem definition/resolutions through the development of robust analytical test plans, leveraging in-house lab capability and external capabilities when needed. The Analytical Manufacturing Chemist will be located in Baytown, TX and will manage the day-to-day business of the laboratory including, but not limited to, the following: interaction with manufacturing personnel and associated business support groups and providing technical guidance to a small group of technicians and specialists.

Primary Job Functions

  • Actively engages in the laboratory and site’s safety program

  • Serve as communication pathway between business unit and laboratory

  • Utilize analytical capabilities to support refining and chemical operations in troubleshooting and improvement initiatives

  • Maintains quality systems relating to data generation and customer satisfaction

  • Provide technical leadership/support for and drive improvements in established test methods (e.g. ASTM, published, and company specific) in the laboratory

  • Develops new analytical test methods as directed/needed by the business

  • Develop and maintain instrumentation and testing strategy

  • Participate in global networks to share best practices and improve processes

Job Requirements

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related fields, 5 or more years of experience in Analytical Sciences and Characterization preferred.

  • Advanced understanding and application of principles, concepts, and practices of analytical chemistry is required

  • Excellent foundation in technical problem solving skills to assist in troubleshooting for sample, method or equipment issues.

  • Strong interpersonal skills such as communication, relationship building, initiative, adaptable, positive attitude, and team building

  • Highly self-motivated, with excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Experience/background in one or more of the following techniques is preferred: Polymers Chemistry, chemicals and refining processes, Mass Spectrometry, X-ray Florescence Spectroscopy (XRF), inductively coupled plasma (ICP), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), UV or Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)

  • Experience in lab quality control and statistical techniques is desirable

  • Industrial lab experience in problem solving/troubleshooting manufacturing issues

  • Experience with specialized lubes and fuels certification tests

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.