Analyst Chemist

  • Negotiable
  • United States Pennsylvania Monaca
  • Contract
  • Petrochemical
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The NES Fircroft Chicago office are calling all candidates to join the largest petrochemical project in the world as an Analyst Chemist. This individual would be employed on a contract basis. If this sounds like a great opportunity for yourself or someone you know, please reach out to Andrew Burdi at Additional job details can be found below.

Job Details
Location: Monaca, PA
Hours: M-F 40 hours per week.
Duration: 10-12 months with opportunity for extensions.
Pay: Negotiable based on experience

The Analytical Chemist provides process chemistry support to the Analytical Laboratory to ensure excellence in Process Safety, Reliability, Margin/Energy Optimization, and Cost Management. The chemist works closely with the Process Chemists and Technicians to provide technical assurance to the laboratory in to support production. Some examples of the support the Analytical Chemist will provide for the site are:
  • Assuring the methods used in the laboratory are fit for purpose
  • Advanced troubleshooting of methods and instrument malfunctions
  • Participate in MOCs to ensure robust Product Quality Management during changes to be implemented.
  • Developing methods to test unknown samples and draw conclusions from the results to support Operations
  • Maintain the QC systems for the Laboratory to assure data quality
  • Monitor performance of the Technicians and provide additional training and coaching as required

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Gas chromatography (GC) experience a major plus
  • Minimum three (3) years experience in refining or chemical industry in an analytical chemistry role.
  • Strong analytical background in troubleshooting
  • Effective problem solving of methodology and equipment
  • Causal analysis experience
  • Familiarity with standard test method protocols used for petrochemical testing (ASTM, UOP,ISO)
  • General knowledge of chemical analysis
  • Ability to apply Quality Assurance concepts to varying situations
  • Data Management and statistical knowledge (SQC)
  • Ability to share points of view and drive resolution to closure
  • Leadership ability to support, educate and mentor a variety of individuals
  • Ability to gather data quickly and make quick logical decisions

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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