Researcher- Houston, TX - Shell : Job Details

Researcher- Houston, TX


Job Location : Houston, TX, USA

Posted on : Mon, 17 Dec 2018 21:57:10 GMT

Job Description :

Job Description

Design and support a broad range of QMI (on-line and at-line) GC systems associated with local pilot plants; Scout, screen develop and deploy new analytical technology as needed for R&D programs to meet Shell's measurement needs. Accountabilities:
  • Work with Shell process and catalyst development researchers to understand business needs for on-line GC hardware and applications.
  • Work with Shell and vendor staff to design, build, and install required hardware.
  • Develop and implement associated analytical methods required to meet project needs.
  • Manage projects to meet customer budgets and time constraints.
  • Provide timely and effective support to existing installed base on online, at-line and lab systems.
  • Identify, evaluate, develop and deploy new technologies based on customer needs.

Country of Work Location

United States

City, State (if applicable)

Houston, Texas

Work Location


Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


  • Ph.D. in Analytical or Physical Chemistry with 5+ years of hands-on experience in the design, method development and implementation of process analyzers. GC applications preferred. Exceptional experience in sensors and optical spectroscopy will also be considered.
  • MS Chemistry Degree holders with 10+ years of hands-on experience in the design, method development and implementation of process analyzers will also be considered.
  • Demonstrated expertise in chromatographic separation science, e.g. choice of columns, detectors, and other associated hardware, with the ability to design and validate the analytical measurements with the equipment.
  • Knowledge of multi-port valves and capillary flow technology for building specific customized multi-dimensional GC applications.
  • Strong interest and experience working with instrumentation that requires electrical, plumbing/piping and mechanical skills.
  • Familiarity with process sampling techniques, stream selectors, sample conditioning systems, compressed gas cylinders, piston cylinders.
  • Ability to specify the material, design, and conditions for safely handle and store process materials (gas or liquid) for accurate measurements.
  • Familiarity with the industrial manufacturing and pilot plant environment, with the ability to perform analyzer related tasks following safety requirements/regulations.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and communication skills.
  • Expertise in computer-based chromatography data system (OpenLab, EZChrom, ChemStation), and ability to administrate and maintain such systems.

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