Chemist - Savannah

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#### Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for analysis and reporting of various products such as crude oil, fuel oils, middle distillates, petroleum and petrochemicals, LPG & LNG gases, etc.
#### Reporting to
Oil, Gas & Chemicals (OGC) Services, is a division of SGS, is the market leader in independent inspection, testing, verification and specialized technical services to the Oil, Gas and Chemical industries.
Join a leader - SGS is much more than just a place to work. It''s a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and grow.
#### Specific responsibilities
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.
#### Profile
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or a related science.
A minimum of one (1) year of direct transferable experience working in a laboratory.
Knowledgably in API standards.
Must be able to travel, often at short notice.
Position requires incumbent to be on call 24/7 and at times, return to the facility other than regular business hours, which can include evenings, weekend / holidays, when needed to meet business commitments.
Must be able to work with all chemical, petrochemical and petroleum products.
Must be able to differentiate between colors accurately by sight.
#### Skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure, while directing numerous projects concurrently with different deadlines.
Excellent presentation, interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management, both internally and externally.
Maintain current knowledge by attending seminars, lectures, meetings and professional conferences.
Ability to gather and review resources and select and synthesize data for reports and other written materials.
High level of accuracy is required, with special attention to details
#### Additional information
Oil, Gas and Chemical Services, a division of SGS, provides a competitive compensation package and a wide range of benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Retirement programs, and Company Paid Life Insurance) and a broad range of career opportunities.
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, skill, and/or ability 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.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Chemical,Energy,Mining,Oil & Gas,Environment
Functional Area: Laboratories
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04453
Listing Date: 29.04.2014 00
Closing Date: 30.09.2014 00

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