• Lab Analyst

    Job Locations US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 10:18 AM)
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  • Overview

    PetroChoice, a leading distributor of lubricants, oils, fluids, and greases is currently recruiting a Lab Analyst for our Wichita, KS location due to growth. Our history is marked by consistent growth and expansion, which has significantly widened our scope of experience and capabilities as a lubricant distributor.  Our mission is to provide lubrication solutions that create value for our customers. We will realize this mission through our commitment to our employees as well as to the highest standards of service, quality, integrity, and safety.

    We are a premier distributor of lubricants and services to thousands of companies in many states including Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin, New Jersey, North Carolina, Florida, Tennessee, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska among others. In fact, we distribute and offer our services from more than 50 locations in 32 states every day and include top brands of oils, greases, and other lubricants. 


    We offer a competitive starting salary, comprehensive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, company paid life insurance, company paid long term disability and 401K. 

    Click the apply button to apply or visit www.petrochoice.com to see all of our current openings!


    • Receiving and processing of oil samples to analyze, make determination, and report the data to the appropriate recipients.
    • Expedite sample processing in accordance to 24-hr. reporting system.
    • Consumable inventory and stocking.
    • Maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.
    • Procedural preparation of chemical solutions and standards.
    • Frequent use of computer software.
    • Verbal and electronic communication of test results to appropriate parties.
    • Maintenance and cleaning of lab.
    • Perform other duties and tasks assigned or requested by supervisor.


    Education and Experience:  

    • High School Diploma/GED equivalent
    • 1-2 years of experience in lab setting a plus.


    Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Ability and dexterity required to accurately perform routine tasks within time/space parameters.
    • Comprehension of basic science and mathematical concepts, including algebra
    • Ability to work with and without direct supervision; relies on instruction and pre-established methodology to perform the functions of the job
    • Team player; proven ability to collaborate and work well with others.
    • Must attend initial and annual safety training.
    • Must meet safety stipulations set by federal, state and local regulatory agencies
    • Skills to effectively communicate information through speaking, writing and to communicate information and ideas so others will understand
    • Must possess the ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
    • Solution provider – possesses strong analytical skills and ability to anticipate issues before they arise.
    • Detail oriented and excellent organizational skills: accuracy is essential.
    • Able to exercise great initiative independent judgment.

    Physical/Mental Requirements: 

    • Physically able to lift 50+ pounds, operate hand tools, vacuum pumps, compressors, and gas cylinders.
    • Mentally able to stay on task and follow directions.
    • Mentally able to handle stressful situations with professionalism.

    Work Environment:

    • Primarily Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
    • Relief coverage for QC analyst 3:00 pm-4:30 pm daily; 6:30 am – 3:00 pm for absences
    • Indoors; environmentally controlled setting.
    • PPE; primarily including gloves, safety glasses, and/or masks
    • Exposure to forklift traffic, mechanical parts, wet surfaces, low and high noise levels as well as hazardous waste, and chemical exposure
    • Ability to work in close proximity of, and with other employees of the lab.






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