• Location: La Porte, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #669

Job Title: Chemist

Job Description: Element Staffing is recruiting for a Chemist for a major petrochemical company in Houston, TX. This is a great opportunity to play an integral role in the research and development of new polymer products. Candidates with previous research or undergraduate research experience are encouraged to apply.


  • Use analytical equipment, instrumentation and company assets to support R&D and production facilities.
  • Perform analytical work to support the efforts in polymer product development, technical service support of customers, and the production facilities.
  • Coordinate regular maintenance on instrumentation.
  • Provide timely information on requested tests and ensure data quality using SQC methodology.
  • Document the work performed in LIMS and project reports
  • Properly document results into LIMS and assist in the development and improvement of laboratory SOPs.
  • Maintain all laboratory databases with new results for record keeping and report generation.
  • Interact and communicate results and activities to Lab Management, Production, Operations, and Customer Service.
  • Actively participate and maintain compliance with company HSE program and policies.
  • Assist with raw material stocks, inventory control, and general housekeeping.
  • Candidates with mechanical aptitude are preferred.
  • Other duties as assigned by lab manager.
  • Support and follow company policies and maintain professional conduct in all business matters.

Years of Experience: 0-5+ years

Education: BS/MS Chemistry, Polymer/Material Science or similar

Shift/Travel: M-F, days

Compensation: DOE

Assignment Type: Long-term contract, strong possibility for permanent hire

Location: Houston, TX

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