Oil & Gas Treatment Chemist

Sugar Land, TX

Posted: 07/11/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 221.23TM Remote: Experience:

Job Description

Oil & Gas Treatment Chemist

Global chemical manufacturer is seeking an experienced Chemist to work on new and exciting products in oil & gas.  Experience in gas treatment at the wellhead or water treatment is preferred.  Work will be focused on innovative products within an established business, so this is a great opportunity to get in on the ground floor and grow in the organization!

Providing chemical instrumental analytical laboratory support for the Formaldehyde division activities concentrated on new product development, R&D, commercial, manufacturing, and technical service.  This includes analytical methods development, maintenance and operation of analytical instrumentation, accurate recording, and timely reporting of results.  Position is essential to effective and timely commercialization of novel products, and to provide ancillary support for both North America and globally.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and synthesis hydrogen sulfide (H2S) scavengers for oil and gas applications, waste-water treatment, downstream refineries, and other H2S treating applications
  • Establish projects to support the strategy and key initiatives of the Global Formaldehyde Business
  • Effectively and efficiently plan work and execute projects
  • Excellent communications on development objectives, problems, work assignments, etc.
  • Productive with limited guidance and supervision
  • Propose and complete research projects; presenting results of experimentation in reporting, memoranda, or research project reviews
  • Formulation and synthesis of new products, considering availability of raw materials, commercial viability, and process requirements
  • Assist with expanding development knowledge base, materials, and processes to produce marketable products
  • Organize and plan laboratory procedures, chemical reactions, syntheses, and tests of a non-repetitive nature and devise new methods / tests / capabilities, if appropriate
  • Assist manufacturing and commercial teams with pilot, scale-up, and field trials of new products, as well as specific customer projects
  • Prepare laboratory reports and customer correspondence regarding studies performed, describing methods and findings
  • Adhere to company EHS requirements, laboratory safety standards, and maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Maintain accurate laboratory notebooks and records
  • Monitor current literature, trends, and patent activity on hydrogen sulfide scavengers
  • Establish expert knowledge of customer base and products for Global Formaldehyde Group
  • Minimal travel up to 10%

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  221.23TM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Chemist with very strong hydrogen sulfide (H2S) scavenging chemistry background
  • Record of developing disruptive technology
  • Excellent working knowledge of oil and gas H2S scavenger market, major customers, applications, and specific critical to quality requirements
  • Profound knowledge of current non-regenerative scavenger offerings, alternate chemistry, and patent landscape
  • A minimum relevant education (bachelor’s degree)
  • Strong computer skills with experience in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and statistical programs such as JMP and/or MINITAB
  • Background or experience with design of experiment (DOE’s) and SCRUM
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Material Science
  • Demonstrated excellence in problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels within the organization and customers
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with other technical professionals, preferably in a high-performance team-oriented environment
  • Highly organized and self-directed and good time management skills

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at tmack@cps4jobs.com.

JO:  221.23TM

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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