Laboratory Technician

Job Title Vacancy ID
Laboratory Technician TR2020040
Salary/Rate Job Type
TBD Permanent
Consultant Department
Donna Engineering

Job Description

This is a permanent role based at our client’s location in Westhill.  Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Technician directs and performs verifiable quality assurance tests on company products; prepares laboratory reports prior to service delivery on location; provides advanced technical support with additive selection and the design of drilling, reservoir fluids and completion fluids; supervises and mentors personnel and maintains links with the client support labs and/or operating districts, product centres and InTouch.  Is considered as an expert testing and fluid selection.

Responsibilities
• Complies with all company and regulatory HS&E, quality and IT standards and policies
• Wears all personal protective equipment (PPE) as required and maintains required HS&E and SQ certifications up-to- date
• Performs advanced additive selection and design of fluids in assigned sub product line and recommends solutions to improve the process
• Supervises personnel to ensure equipment is clean and in proper working condition and proper disposal of lab waste
• Monitors the operation, maintenance and calibration of lab equipment
• Prepares presentations for internal and external clients
• Mentors and coaches the less experienced personnel, monitors their development and acts as a role model for lab personnel
• Performs regular audits (including CAT Audits) to ensure the lab is operating as per the required standards, prepares and follows up on the action plans as a result of the audit
• Assists the Laboratory Manager and in ensuring clean, orderly and safe working conditions in the laboratory, disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods
• Manages his/her career with guidance from GMTE/DTE and support from Lab Manager
• Develops an advanced understanding of knowledge management tools through the use of InTouch, LabDB and the client support lab
• Assist the GMTE, DTE, Product Champions and CSL with technical support as required
• Participates in the District HS&E and quality initiatives and programs (e.g. SOIMs, risk assessments, quality improvements, emergency response plan, HSE and SQ objectives, LPT and SQC)
• Performs risk analysis and identifies and addresses potential safety hazards
• Corrects and report hazards immediately
• All other duties as assigned by supervisor

Desired Qualities/Qualifications

• Diploma/degree in Chemistry
• Adaptability
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Leadership
• Teamwork

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