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Production Chemist

  • Job Function: Field Operations
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 2/7/2018 10:52:11 AM
  • Job #: 1802521
  • Location(s): Australia; Western Australia; CANNING VALE


Role Summary:
About Us
 
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
 
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
 
With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
 
Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
 
 
Role Summary
Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE) offers the opportunity as a Production Chemist for our Upstream Chemicals Product Line located in Australia. This FIFO role will be embedded within an Oil/Gas Operation supporting various processes and chemicals applications.
 
 
Essential Responsibilities 
  • Provide water treatment technical support to the BHI local team and operations

  • Embedded as part of the operations team - work on day to day issues and long/short term improvement projects to the LNG plant.

  • Responsible for monitoring and evaluating water systems and waste water treatment programs

    • Chemical/Process performance assessment

    • Sampling of water and process streams for general monitoring and troubleshooting

    • Reporting/trending from a production chemistry mind set

    • Clean in Place input

  • Chemical Management – inventory checks, forecasting, chemical deliveries and storage, ensuring products meet QA/QC expectations.

  • Monitor chemical injection rates and adjust accordingly to optimise chemical application processes

  • Handle special projects, as assigned (for example, providing SOP input)

  • Training/advising production engineers in production chemistry and water/effluent treatment best practices

  • Strengthen customer relationships at all levels

  • Liaise and communicate with account manager as required to ensure ongoing smooth operations of chemical injection systems during startup/steady state operations.

 
Qualifications/Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Chemistry (or other specialised process/plant qualification)

  • 5 years experience in water treatment, effluent treatment in refinery/LNG operations

  • Chemical management experience – supply chain, storage and application in refinery/LNG

  • Possess knowledge in LNG plant operations

  • Previous FIFO experience

  • Good attention to detail with good analytical skills.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Locations

Onslow, Western Australia
 
 
Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more


Locations: Australia; Western Australia; CANNING VALE

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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