Senior Lab Chemist – Client of Five Continents in Abu Dhabi
PURPOSE OF THE JOB Supervise all activities of the day, Shift, ATK, Water, Sulphur , Octane , BeAAT, GUP & Analytical laboratories. Monitors performance of special analyses and studies required for an effective quality control testing programme for good operational control of various process units/plants. Certifies finished products for export. Coordinates with Senor Operation and Production Planning Staff and Process and Inspection Engineers for analysis schedules on on-stream samples, unscheduled samples, quality control, test runs, shutdown, startup, corrosion control and technical surveys, Reviews daily lab test results of the concerned labs for any abnormalities. Provides expertise as needed for the development of test methods, equipment lay-outs and best laboratory practices for upcoming projects. Also evaluates and provides technical advice to project department in the selection process of new analyzer & other Laboratory set up. 2. MAIN DUTIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES Area of Work Responsibilities Results required 1. Laboratory Analysis Monitors and reviews the day-to-day Laboratory activities such as sampling and analysis of crude oil and petroleum products. Supervises the activities of assigned personnel in various laboratories including Octane Lab, Day Lab, Shift Lab, ATK Lab & Sulphur Lab. Prepares Laboratory test methods based on vendorâ€™s equipment manuals and methods. Provides guidelines for the preparations of special blends needed for various product studies. Defines testing requirements work for plant expansion such as Aromatic Projects & Green Diesel Projects. To ensure analyses are carried out in accordance with internationally accepted/established test methods and that results are accurate and properly interpreted. To ensure implementation of HSE regulations/practices applicable to lab. To ensure prompt analysis of samples without delays. 2. Quality Certificates Reviews and approves testing for preparation of quality certificates of finished petroleum products. To ensure products meet ADNOC specification 3. Training Trains Laboratory personnel on the operation of sophisticated computerized laboratory analyzers and in the proper application of test methods. Holds periodic training of Laboratory staff to update them on the latest analytical techniques in testing methods. To ensure better work performance and that dependable results are obtained as well as to enhance the efficiency of subordinates. To equip Laboratory personnel with the latest technology and best practices in the business to enhance their efficiency. 4. Laboratory Information Management System/Business Objects Participates in the application of LIMS/Business Objects and do changes for schedules/testing as required. Initiates and updates the process of integrating all Laboratory equipment in LIMS. To ensure effective transmission of Lab Test results to end-users. To create data base for Laboratory test results for future referrals and to enhance efficiency. 5. Budget Planning & Procurement Prepares Capital and Operating budget based on laboratory objectives such as computations of manpower cost, equipment cost etc. Prepare purchase requisitions fro the procurement of equipment and materials for Lab use. Coordinates with projects department and Process Engineering Section on types of equipment to be procured for new projects. To ensure smooth running of Octane, Day, Shift, ATK, Water, BeAAT, GUP, Sulphur & Analytical Lab. To procure modern analyzers employing latest state-of-the-art technology. To ensure timely replenishment of lab glassware, chemicals and availability of suitable equipment to perform required analyses and to ensure that required equipment are available on time. 6. Coordination with Production Planning and Economic Section Follows instructions from Production Planning and Economic Section, for the preparation of quality certificates SUPERVISION, PLANNING & ORGANIZING – Supervises the implementatio
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