Industry : Oil & GasCity / Country : Doha, QatarLocation : DohaResponsibilities : Supervise the day to day activities of the laboratory at Ras Laffan gas production and processing facilities under the direction of the Manager Laboratory, including all sampling, analysis, and communication of results, problem solving, troubleshooting, and other related activities.
Act as technical adviser, working closely with the Technical department as a member of active Task Force Teams.Represent Company Laboratory at meetings with 3rd Party / partner companies to resolve analytical discrepancies and / or disputes.
Review, update, and ensure effective implementation of Laboratory Calibration and Maintenance Programs relating to all laboratory equipment and instrumentation in addition to coordinating timely and efficient repair of laboratory equipment and control instrumentation and the acquisition of Calibration Standards.
Review, update, and ensure effective implementation of Laboratory QC / QA Manual, including Quality Assurance, Statistical techniques, Data Review and Validation, Document and Record Control, Handling of Complaints / Nonconformities, Control of testing Equipment, and Analyst Competency.
Administrator Sample Manager (LIMS) overseeing, updating, and performing maintenance to the Scheduler, Test Work Profiles and Inventory Control functions, to accurately reflect the laboratory's analytical and reporting requirements.
Ensure efficient Inventory Control Program by monitoring consumption and recording / updating stock levels in LIMS, anticipating additional requirements for special projects, creation of SAP numbers and Purchase Requisitions, technical evaluation of vendor bids, inspection of delivered goods against Purchase Order, and facilitate the raising of GRN and / or SES.
Ensure effective implementation of the Laboratory Safety Program, including safety meetings, Laboratory inspections, Workplace Hazardous Material Information System, Chemical Storage practices, disposal of laboratory generated waste, chemical spill clean-up and general housekeeping practices.
Active development, evaluation, and implementation of continuous improvement programs relating to monitoring of agreed KPIs, Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures, evaluating efficiency and effectiveness of analytical techniques, control of equipment and instrumentation, reporting protocol, safe work practices and overall cost optimization.
Participate in evaluation, selection, and introduction of new test equipment and / or analytical methodologies, and lead in the training of Laboratory staff to ensure and measure competency.
Qualification & Experience : Minimum Educational Requirements / QualificationsBachelor's degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with expertise in laboratory discipline.
Minimum Experience8 years' relevant experience in in applied laboratory activities in Oil & Gas including at least 4 years in positions of progressively increasing supervisory responsibilities