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Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

  • Location Singapore - Flexible
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 133300BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

Responsible for providing technical and administrative support to geological, geophysical, petrotech, refinery, or land personnel. Also, responsible for loading/entering, verifying, manipulating, analysing, and reporting data related to well logs, seismic activity, or refining activity.

Purpose of role:

  • To carry out quality control tests on lube oils, bulk base oils, additives and decanting products.

Key Accountabilities

  • To perform quality control test on production samples and incoming additives and bulk base oils to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • To perform QA testing such as ARV, Flash Point (PMCC) and Rust Test
  • To prepare and maintain accurate record of test reports and to interpret and analyse test results.
  • To prepare laboratory reagents and standardise them for use.
  • To implement good housekeeping so as to ensure that the laboratory has a safe and balanced working environment.
  • To ensure that laboratory equipment and apparatus are in tip-top condition for use.
  • Maintaining periodic instrument and equipment calibration in good working condition.
  • To assist in commissioning of equipment to ensure that it is fully operational and reliable for testing.
  • To ensure accurate testing results generated.
  • To monitor laboratory chemicals, gases and consumables. To ensure sufficient stock of reagents and chemicals at all times.
  • To liaise closely with Operation staff on production blending and filling status.
  • Providing accurate and timely generation of Work Orders.
  • To update production test data for Certificate of Analysis and monthly Summary Report.
  • To conduct warehouse inspections to acquire relevant information such as COA to ensure product quality and accurate documentation.
  • To conduct pilot blends when there is a new or change in the product formulation.
  • To upkeep cupboards and store-room that keep production record files and retention samples.
  • Comply with the BP HSSE Guidelines and Policies

Experience & Expertise (mandatory & desired)

The jobholder preferably have 1 year of experience in similar capacity and manufacturing environment. Fresh graduate is also considered.

  • A recognised diploma in Chemical Process Technology / Chemical Engineering or Chemistry related.
  • Understanding of HSE requirements relating to lab operations.
  • Understand test procedure and carry out test competently.
  • Must be a team player in the laboratory.
  • To stand-by for duty from time to time if there is a need for overtime in the laboratory.

Required Competencies

  • Able to prepare reagents for testing
  • Understand how to formulate a pilot blend and carry out QC tests
  • Understand and be able to do mathematical calculations

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