Analytical Chemist

  • 29.27
  • United States Ohio Cincinnati
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical
Hours per week: 40
Start date: ASAP
Duration of assignment: 6 Months+
Onsite Position/Hybrid/Remote? Onsite
Worksite location: Cincinnati
What are the shift hours? Day Shift (Flexible, but typically 8:00 – 4:30)
OSHA PPE? All PPE will be provided (lab coat, safety glasses, gloves, etc.)
Site-specific training? Experience working in a lab with flammable/hazardous chemicals
Support the analytical team by preparing samples and collecting data using a variety of methods and equipment.
Maintaining a safe working environment.

Top 3 Must-Have Skills
Lab Safety

Pre-Screen questions you would like added to the recruiting process
What lab experience do you have?
What analytical equipment/tests are you capable of using now?

Is this position likely to convert to a full-time role with LYB? Possible, but not guaranteed.
Will the interview process be an In-person or Teams conference? Teams

SUMMARY Evaluates the chemical properties of polymeric substances for a research and development facility.

chemical extraction, GCMS and or LCMS, etc. Other duties in other analytical areas may be assigned. Independently practices applying principles in discipline of competency. Demonstrates a continuing consciousness of safety in daily activities, and implemented in work designed. Works under general supervision. Supports field assignments as required. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's degree or higher. Minimum of 1-4 years experience in the industry or in a related field or approval by the Program Director. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

COMPUTER SKILLS: Must be cognizant of the capabilities and limitations of various computer software packages and automated engineering and design equipment to effectively direct their use for diverse engineering assignments. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral and diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit; climb, balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision depth perception, and ability to focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may periodically be required to travel to client job-sites, usually involving heavy industrial (chemical) production facilities and access all areas of the facility. Therefore, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; and the risk of electric shock. The noise level in work place can be loud to moderate depending on assignment. Note: The above major outgoing responsibilities describe only the essential job functions and are not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. All job functions must be performed in accordance with Client Corporate policies and procedures.

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