Apply Now

Quality Assurance Technician - Shipping

1 Royal Purple Ln, Porter, TX 77365, USA Req #259
Friday, November 30, 2018

Calumet Specialty Products partners, L.P. is a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products. Our product lines include both naphthenic and paraffinic oils, aliphatic solvents, synthetic lubricants, asphalt, fuels, white mineral oils, waxes, petroleum and hydrocarbon gels. Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. has one of the most diverse specialty hydrocarbon capabilities in the world.

Want to learn more? Go to to learn all about our amazing line of products.


The Quality Assurance Technician (QA tech) will fill an essential role in the monitoring and advancement of our safety and quality programs. Through daily process inspections as well as short and long-term projects, the QA tech will ensure the integrity of each product that we produce, so that our customers can use our product with full confidence and satisfaction. The successful QA tech will have a scientific base of knowledge, an entrepreneurial and tenacious character, and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels within our company.



  • Perform process checks throughout the production, packaging, and warehousing functions of the company, including pre-operational inspections, label checks, weight checks, and package integrity checks
    Provide independent oversight of processes, verifying compliance to company standards and policies, and effectively communicating when there are deviations from standards or processes  
  • Document non-conformances and coordinate with the Quality Specialist to identify, investigate, and resolve procedural and process problems
  • Maintain accurate and organized records of QA activities
  • Ensure that products and processes comply with the relevant requirements of the quality management system
  • Maintain ongoing company compliance with all applicable regulations and procedures
  • Conduct research on Quality Assurance issues and deliver reports on research to Quality management
  • Improve quality and efficiency through initiative and creative problem-solving




  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience




  • Basic math and literacy
  • Conversant in English
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to understand and operate basic product testing equipment
  • High level of organizational skills, including time management, attention to detail, written and verbal communication, creative problem solving, and commitment to company goals
  • Self-motivated and detailed-oriented
  • Fosters positive work relationships and is a solid team player
  • Able to complete projects in a timely manner and get results




  • Supports the strategic and operational direction of the business
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Reporting Research Results
  • Technical Understanding
  • Promoting Process Improvement
  • Managing Processes, Methods and Procedures




  • Lift up to 25lbs repeatedly
  • Work standing or walking for most working shifts
  • Perform very physical duties, including but not limited to pushing, pulling, lifting, twisting, and walking
Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • 1 Royal Purple Ln, Porter, TX 77365, USA