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Laboratory Analyst
Feb 24, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Scientific Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Laboratory Ops / Tech
Role Laboratory Analyst Jobs
Designation Lab Technician ,Other
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. With around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories, Shell helps to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways.

Job Description

Job Description

The Laboratory Analyst conducts chemical analysis of samples and provides technical support enabling the laboratory to function effectively whilst complying with company standards and procedures. 

This is a multifunctional role that is driven by routine and supports the production operations of the LNG facility. You will be working in a small team but the role is autonomous reporting into the Laboratory Superintendent. 

The key areas for delivery are around preparation of samples and performing chemical analyses as per the documented procedures in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner. You will need to plan and conduct activities including calibrations, pre-start checks, standard checks and routine maintenance with minimal impact to operations.

You will need to adhere to laboratory reporting processes and maintain the integrity of the laboratory data utilising LIMS. Troubleshooting instrument issues to resolution, updating of laboratory documents and processes and performing method development and verification are key components of the role.


Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience in a continuous chemical process or hydrocarbon production laboratory environment or similar. You should be experienced in operating, maintaining and troubleshooting laboratory instrumentation. Gas Chromatography experience is advantageous. Prior experience in establishing new laboratory processes or commissioning new equipment will be highly regarded.

Relevant tertiary qualification in Chemistry is essential to the role. You will be able to work under pressure with reliability, accuracy and with attention to detail. Effective communication skills, verbal and written and a proactive approach to work is essential. You must be able to plan and prioritise work while still maintaining routine laboratory activities.

The role is based at the LNG plant on Curtis Island working Monday to Friday and you will be transported by ferry between Gladstone and Curtis Island.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. 

At Shell we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse the workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Shell values diversity and offers: flexible work schedules, work and family programs, health and wellness programs, employee networks and mentoring, plus great training and development

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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