Sunday , April 14 2024

Marathon Oil Careers – RAD Chemist (Renewables)

Website Marathon Petroleum

Job Description:

This chemist position will be in the Refining Analytical and Development (RAD) organization located in Catlettsburg, KY. The chemist will support petroleum and renewable fuel initiatives, champion method development, manage customer requests, and be engaged in industry support activities. The position is primarily M-F days but may require additional support or travel during off hours.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares accurate calibration and verification materials
  • Understands the chemistry of renewable feedstock production (lipids), pre-treatment, and refining
  • Acts as an analytical resource to control laboratories and renewables support team
  • Writes technical and business reports, SOPs, and lesson plans
  • Provides timely feedback and meets project deadlines
  • Oversees testing requests and subsequent data evaluation
    Understands logistics of feedstock and product movement/storage, compatibility and stability
  • Interprets data significance and provides guidance
  • Stays abreast of evolving green energy technologies
  • Represents MPC interests in industry workgroups
  • Applies knowledge to design studies and find technically sound solutions to meet customer needs
  • Follows all safety and quality control guidelines
  • Organizes and trends data, develops correlations
  • Demonstrates integrity in all areas of work
  • Collaborates with internal and external customers/SMEs, as needed
  • Conducts analytical method development/optimization and troubleshoots equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in analytical technologies such ICP-OES, XRF, titration, and gas chromatography; mechanically inclined
  • Adept with relevant AOCS and ASTM test methods

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experienced with handling and testing of petroleum products (LPG, hydrogen, natural gas, distillate) and familiar with related product specifications
  • A bachelor’s degree in chemistry with 5 years of related experience, with strong analytical and organic chemistry background. Advanced degrees will also be considered.
  • Experienced with soybean oil, corn oil, tallow and/or other renewable feedstock testing; experience with other green energy testing is a bonus

Job Details:

Company: Marathon Petroleum

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Huntington, WV, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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