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Quality Control Laboratory Coordinator

1 Royal Purple Ln, Porter, TX 77365, USA Req #318
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

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.

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The Lab Coordinator assists in all QC laboratory operations and personnel, ensuring inventory is maintained and valid results are reported with efficiency.  The Lab Coordinator will be responsible for the lab and all approvals when the Lab Manager is unavailable.



  • Assist with ensuring that all procedures are followed and valid results are reported

  • Receive and route all samples submitted to the QC lab and establish priorities for those samples

  • Review and appraise all analyses for completeness and accuracy

  • Assist Lab Technicians with testing when short-staffed

  • Assist with lab training

  • Communicate with appropriate personnel in the plant to facilitate production

  • Comply with and delegate any routine and special requests – retrieving retains, copies of QC analyses, non-routine tests, etc.

  • Assist with all files on raw materials, finished products, packaged products, standardizations, and daily test logs

  • Oversee labeling, organization, and storage of samples

  • Responsible for lab inventory

  • Maintain a clean, organized lab by delegating necessary tasks

  • Maintain a good attitude and work ethic



  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related field

  • 4+ years related experience



  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management

  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Must be able to identify problems and propose solutions

  • Must be able to assign duties and motivate other lab personnel

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills

  • Self-motivated and detail oriented

  • Fosters positive work relationships and is a solid team player

  • Supports the strategic and operational direction of the business



  • Good working knowledge of general Chemistry with Petroleum Chemistry

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.

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