SGS North America
Chemist - Freeport, TX
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Seabrook Map
Posted: 10/14/2021
Closing: 11/13/2021
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
SGS North America
Job description

Company Description  

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 89,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,600 offices and laboratories around the world.

Job Description  

Responsible for analysis and reporting of various products such as crude oil, fuel oils, middle distillates, petroleum and petrochemicals, LPG & LNG gases, etc..

  • Responsible for all Laboratory analysis (hands-on working on the Bench). 
  • Understand and keep current with all Laboratory safety and reporting techniques.
  • Provide guidance to Laboratory Technicians to maintain proper level of training among Laboratory personnel, which can include supervisory duties.
  • Complete all Laboratory reports, as applicable.
  • Understand and keep current with all Laboratory analysis methods.
  • Responsible for the operation of Gas Chromatograph and other Laboratory equipment.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and calibration of Laboratory equipment.
  • Position requires a dependable and reliable individual; whose daily presence adds to the success of the Department.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science, with emphasis in chemistry or other related field. 
  • Candidates with transferrable experience will be considered first (petrochemical, petroleum, water, soil, environmental, etc.) as it relates to the responsibilities above.
  • Must have a minimum of one (1) year transferable industry experience (not academic) but in a production working laboratory.  Candidates with prior experience in the Oil, Gas and Chemical field will be considered first.
  • Must be experienced with instrumentation and calibrations.
  • Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight.
  • Must be able to work alternate shift with rotational week-ends. 
  • Position includes overtime and you can be called back to the laboratory during off hours, due to emergency projects.
  • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into solutions.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Acts accordingly to the SGS standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Must be able to work with all chemicals, petrochemicals and petroleum products.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and/or groups both within the organization or while representing the organization.
  • Excellent time management skills which includes the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently, while achieving different deadlines.  
  • Maintain current knowledge of advances in technology relating to the position.
  • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.) and other office applications.

Additional Information  

SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company’s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back.  Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Chemist - Freeport, TX