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  • Job reference: RMS0130665

Analytical Sciences & Technology Chemist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/09/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Multinational Chemical company responsible for the Construction, Ownership and Operation of it's own Plants.

The Role:
Job Purpose
Utilize specialized analytical chemists with focused expertise in advanced analytical technologies to provide process optimization, assist Operation to address customer complaints, and provide process troubleshooting capabilities not available in QC Laboratory to the client. Assist Analytical Science & Technology Supervisor to develop specialized analytical capabilities through hands on training and mentoring.
Functional Duties
(up to 15)
1. Define and provide technical solutions through the use of advanced analytical instrumentation, chemistry, and product/process knowledge.
2. Provide expertise in operation and data interpretation of sophisticated analytical technology such as Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Hyphenated -Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS, LC-MS), Ion Chromatograph, Attenuated Fourier Transfer Infra-red (ATR), Cast Film Analyzers, X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD).
3. Develop and validate new advanced analytical methods, and manage multi-disciplinary analytical projects.
4. Keep current with developments in areas related to analytical technology; identify, and implement new technology to be utilized by the client.
5. Generate sound analytical data and interpretation for complex systems.
6. Follow the client approved procedures and practices related to operation, maintenance, and calibration of the lab instruments.
7. Ensure the laboratory deliver accurate and timely analytical results as per Service Level Agreement.
8. Handle multi areas in advanced analytical technology through cross training, and self-development.
9. Collaborate with Process / Engineering to identify areas of needed specialized analysis.
10. Perform as a super-user for all the Laboratory automation systems including LIMS, Chromatography Data System (CDS), and SAP-Quality Operation Management.
11. Improve and leverage Analytical Discipline and Procedures; anticipate / address lab or product quality problems, and conduct root cause analysis investigations and remediation.
12. Monitor analytical performance through the utilization of statistical tools, or Six Sigma Methodology, interpret results, and take appropriate corrective action as needed.
13. Participate in seminars, conduct presentations, and issue technical reports; document, communicate and archive analytical results.
14. Train and coach mentees as well as technicians on analytical systems and technology.
15. Apply and comply with ISO 9001 standard requirements and follow the laboratory and site safety procedures.
16. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Academic and Professional Qualifications (minimum)
• Bachelor degree in Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry or any relevant field.
Behavioral Competencies
• Communication skills
• Teamwork
• Safety Awareness
• Mentoring & Coaching
• Analytical Thinking
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