Global Project Support Chemist

Location: Billingham
Country: United Kingdom
Company Order Number: 8580
Job Family: Commercial
# of openings: 1


Are you a qualified Chemist with experience analytical chemistry techniques? 

Are you looking for a job with challenging and interesting work, the ability to use your skills and experience to add value to a globally based business in the Oil and Gas industry?

Then you will be interested in this fantastic opportunity.

Tracerco is a world leading industrial technology company providing unique and specialised detection, diagnostic and measurement solutions. Headquartered in Billingham in North East England, Tracerco employs around 400 people worldwide and is part of the Johnson Matthey Group.

We are looking to recruit a Global Project Support Chemist to our business.

In this position you will be part of the Reservoir technology team primarily a laboratory focussed role that will principally provide tracer design support to the regional commercial and technology teams through testing tracer behaviours at various oil and gas reservoir conditions. The job holder will also travel internationally from time to time to support other Tracerco laboratories during vacation or busy time periods and perform on-site analysis at customer sites as and when required. The job holder will also act as primary coordinator for generation and updating of regional safety data sheets for our full tracer product portfolio. 

Reporting to the Global Analytical Manager it will involve direct interaction with internal analytical and technology staff to ensure that each project design is optimized to meet customer reservoir flow measurement needs. The role also involves a key competitive differentiator with respect to onsite tracer analytical cover.

As part of a successful and busy team you will enjoy a forward-thinking culture and progressive environment, based in a modern and friendly office environment, located in the Billingham area.

You’ll enjoy access to an excellent salary and rewards package, working with top class people and superb career development opportunities.

Key responsibilities

You will be given plenty of responsibility as part of this diverse and challenging role.

Provide method development capability to the UK reservoir analytical laboratory team

Act as the link between the operational analytical team and reservoir R+D with respect to development needs and proof testing

Supervise the reservoir PVT laboratory to assess tracer behaviour with client provided fluids and cores to meet project specific needs

Provide analytical resource and expertise to other global Tracerco laboratories to assist with

workload and technical problems as and when needed

Work independently at client locations to provide an on-site analytical service that can be both on and offshore

Coordinate the creation and maintenance of the global reservoir group Safety Data Sheet system to ensure global chemical compliance

Manage CEFAS and HOCNF requirements within the UK, Norwegian and Danish sectors

Are you the ideal candidate?

Honours Degree in Chemistry or equivalent (essential),

Commensurate experience in an Analytical Chemistry role

Experience of the Oil and Gas or Petrochemical Industries

In depth knowledge of GCMS with experience of method development in this technique.  LCMS experience an advantage

Working experience of Agilent analysers and Masshunter (preferred) with ability to independently troubleshoot and perform routine maintenance

Experience of writing chemical Safety Data Sheets advantageous

Safety conscious attitude

Computer literate (Word, Excel, Outlook)

How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online to

Closing date for applications: 17th July

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