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Phillips 66 Lab Specialties Quality Tester in Westlake, Louisiana

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The primary responsibility of the Lab Specialties Quality Tester is to test process unit, water outfall and finished product samples.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Analysis of: laboratory standards and monitors, in-line process grab samples, finished product samples, outfall water samples

  • Documentation of regulatory data from the analysis

  • Coordination of sample pickup with environmental laboratory personnel

  • Generation of data analysis reports

  • Several maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities including:

  • Disposing of remaining sample bottles

  • Restocking supplies to include: solvents, gloves, samples bottles, filters

  • Maintaining lab equipment

  • Maintain a clean and contaminant-free work area

  • Accurate and timely completion of sample testing

  • Responsible for entering the data into the computer in a timely manner so that the respective unit can make the proper adjustments if needed

  • Assist chemist(s) with instrument commissioning, calibrations and troubleshooting

  • Assist with development of new testing procedures and methods

Position Requirements

Basic/Required :

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • 36 hours of college credit in a science, engineering or technology field

  • A minimum of 12 hours of college-level chemistry

  • Basic math and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Must be willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at

Preferred :

  • Associate's degree or higher in a science or technical field (such as a BS in Chemistry)

  • 2+ years of laboratory experience

  • Working knowledge of EPA water lab practices and protocols

  • Well versed in laboratory and refinery safety procedures

The Lake Charles Refinery is located in Westlake, Louisiana. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. Facilities also include a specialty coker and calciner. The refinery processes a mixture of light to heavy, low- and high sulfur and low- and high-acid crude oils. It receives domestic, Canadian and other foreign crude oil through truck, pipeline, marine transportation and terminals, including the Beaumont and Clifton Ridge terminals and the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Lake Charles produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include off-road diesel, home heating oil, feedstock for our Excel Paralubes joint venture, specialty graphite petroleum coke and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed in the southeastern and eastern United States by truck, rail car, barge or pipelines and exported to Latin America and West Africa.

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of August 28, 2019

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 51392

Location: Louisiana - Westlake

Job Field: Optimization