Laboratory Analyst (Shift)



Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

What’s the role?

As a Laboratory Analyst your responsibilities include the following:

  • Promptly register samples.
  • Handle and treat samples carefully and safely according to approved procedures.
  • Blend samples and/or add additives to samples.
  • Perform special analysis at plants during shutdown/start-up.
  • Prepare laboratory reagents from chemicals which maybe corrosive or toxic.
  • Prepare calibration/validation standards from pure chemicals which maybe corrosive or toxic.
  • Perform statistical quality control of laboratory equipment/test methods accurately and according to schedule.
  • Operate laboratory equipment with optimized test and recipe conditions for each sample type and after prior ascertainment that equipment is in optimal condition.
  • Test samples efficiently, accurately, and timely according to samples priority and according to his/her competence level.
  • Test samples accurately and correctly according to specified test methods and special instruction (if any) without deviation (unless validated)
  • Work with high productivity.
  • Notify supervisor when obtained abnormal test/validation result is obtained.
  • Report laboratory remarks when sample types, test conditions or test results are not fully within test methods.
  • Mark used samples for retention or for disposal.
  • Record raw data, including sample number and equipment used, to maintain traceability of data.
  • Check finished test results that these are correct and accurate, and then input these promptly into the laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Perform gas sampling with and without breathing apparatus (BA) at plant units.
  • Perform testing at plant units when requested
  • Use resources (such as equipment, materials, consumables, spare parts, chemicals, solvents and utilities) efficiently, effectively and carefully.
  • Be conscious of and comply with HSE requirements before any task. Intervene in case of any contravention of HSSE requirements by colleagues or others.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment used by them to the level they are trained.
  • Troubleshoot laboratory equipment to the level they are trained.
  • Keep up with and use up-to-date test methods and operate laboratory equipment with appropriately optimized test and conditions for each sample type.
  • Take cleaning solvents for laboratory use during hours when Lab General Work is not available and help to change gas cylinders.
  • Perform analytical and technological investigations and studies, discuss with supervisor or Lab Technologists, and submit reports (including Lab Learning Events Reports)

What we need from you

We are keen to speak with individuals with the following:

  • Higher NITEC/Diploma in Chemical Technology/ Chemical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of relevant working experience would be an advantage.
  • Knowledge in lab physical properties testing and related test methods is an advantage.
  • Basic knowledge in refinery/chemical process units and product quality is a plus.
  • Fresh graduates are also welcome to apply.
  • Willing to work on a shifting schedule.
  • Must be able to work as a team player, with good working attitude and a learner mindset

If you don’t see yourself reflected in the job requirements on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Shell is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to send in your applications.

Company Description

Shell is an international energy company that uses advanced technologies and takes an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. Here in Singapore, Shell has a long history and is one of the country’s largest foreign investors. It has businesses spanning trading and marketing of liquefied natural gas; refining, trading, marketing, and shipping of oil products, lubricants and chemicals; low carbon solutions; and operating a network of service stations through retailers, as well as electric vehicles charging.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas, and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.