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Phillips 66 Laboratory Technician in Los Angeles, California

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The Laboratory Technician performs Quality Control inspection of all incoming raw materials, in-process production, and manufactured products using laboratory instruments to ensure products meet required specification. The Laboratory Technician ensures customer contracts are met from a Quality and Customer Service focus. Occasional overtime and holiday work may be required. Technicians are also responsible for maintaining and operating the equipment used in testing and analysis as well as all associated documentation and paperwork.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Performing analytical quality control on all incoming, in-process and final of raw materials and finished products to ensure specification guidelines are met. Including:

  • Performing required ASTM or Proprietary test method.

  • Determining instrument reliability, instrument capabilities, and instrument performance.

  • Managing overall Lab operations, which includes:

  • Performing required calibrations test as per the quality program.

  • Ordering and maintaining all laboratory operating supplies and spare parts.

  • Performing Repeatability studies per MSA on lab equipment in service, to determine appropriate competency level.

  • Ensuring appropriate records are kept on all lab equipment.

  • Maintaining all documentation (i.e. Procedures, Work Instructions, etc.)

  • Identifying, documenting & performing maintenance of all equipment.

  • Lab blends, reporting, pulling & shipping of requested samples.

  • Reviewing and validating all procedures and documents for your area.

  • Serving on one of the site core teams.

  • Managing own training requirements.

  • Reporting Environmental, Safety, Quality near misses and incidents.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • High School diploma or G.E.D.

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Willing and able to work extended hours and/or shift work.

  • Willing and able to lift 40 lbs and climb stairs/ladders


  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry

  • Previous laboratory experience

  • Knowledge of ASTM Methodology

  • Mindset to work safely and lead by example.

  • Customer focus – Internal and External.

  • Knowledge of lab equipment, terminology and standard laboratory procedures.

  • Direct experience with the various categories of analysis methodology such as: Spectrophotometric/Colorimetric analysis, Gravimetric methods, UVF/Chemiluminescence

  • Experience troubleshooting analytical instrumentation

  • Ability to make decisions in the absence of supervision

  • Skillful in oral/written communications, teamwork and leadership

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Occasionally work outdoors and be exposed to weather elements.

  • Knowing and observing safe work practices including wearing Personal Protective Equipment.

  • Organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of July 23, 2019 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 51119

Location: California - Los Angeles

Job Field: Technicians