Laboratory Engineer



Ref: NP717-82

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking to hire a Laboratory Engineer based in Jebel Ali, UAE.

- Minimum of 2 years' experience, GCC national and Arabic speaking required.

Job Summary:
- Develops skills and knowledge to support sales and operations by performing quality and verifiable tests on Company products, and preparing laboratory presentations and reports for Company sales personnel.

- Laboratory Supervisor

Essential Responsibilities and Duties
- Learning Product Lines services
- Assists in preparing presentations for internal and external laboratory clients
- Studies elements of treatment Design, Execution, and Evaluation (DEE) to the extent of being able to provide sound recommendations for well construction and well stimulation treatments
- Performs tests to verify product/service design
- Assists the maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
- Performs non-routine testing for critical wells
- Performs product quality assurance/quality control for critical jobs
- Reviews test procedures, results, and reports on unknown scales and produced solids and fluids from oil and gas wells, to determine their chemical composition and remedial treatments
- Reviews work booklets, analysis sheets, and computer generated reports prepared by Laboratory Technicians
- Prepares periodic summary reports as required
- Monitors laboratory working areas to insure clean, orderly, and safe working conditions
- Assists Laboratory Manager, or assigned supervisor, with disposal of laboratory waste according to properly conducted methods
- Maintains laboratory results database
- Participates in monthly safety and operations improvement meetings
- Completes training modules for promotion to next career level
- Assists Laboratory Manager, or assigned supervisor, in providing test information to clients and other Company personnel
- Assists Laboratory Manager, or assigned supervisor, with ordering supplies, chemicals, and parts for department operations
- Complies with applicable company policies', including Personnel, Quality System and Health, Safety and Environment standards and procedures
- Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving)

Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above, and any duties are subject to change at any time, according to the needs of the location or Company.


Previous Experience and Competencies:
- Bachelor of Science as Chemical Engineering or Chemistry graduation.

Competencies to be kept current:

Problem Solving
- Basic skill in project estimation
- Can handle projects of standard complexity
- Creative and innovative in providing quality solutions, analytical and solution oriented
- Standard skill in techniques, tools, processes and practices within area of expertise
- Basic Decision Making: Involved in developing, modifying and executing company policies Decisions will impact upon schedules and on individual operations
- Identifies problems and/ or obstacles
- Shows ability to utilize other resources when necessary

- Can function independently and in a team
- Basic Project Management skills
- Basic Outsourcing Management skills
- Aware of the value of and shares knowledge with individuals within own team
- If position has subordinates, manages performance of self and team within agreed limits, including setting performance standards and efficient use of resources

- Standard oral and written communication skills: Frequently interacts with peer groups, subordinates and senior management advising on area of responsibility. May give presentations of standard information concerning specific projects/schedules etc
- Open and responsive when receiving information
- Listens attentively to what others are saying.
- Conveys factual information via clear oral and written communications, clarifying basic details
- Able to present basic factual data to a limited and familiar audience
- Customer oriented, actively communicates with internal and/or external customers to ensure service level meets with expectations

Cross Discipline
- Basic understanding of how other disciplines interact with own
- Basic understanding of and practice of the principles of quality management
- Basic awareness of the company's operations and strategy and has awareness of how own role fits in
- Understands the needs for budgetary constraints and is aware of impact of own actions on costs
- Adheres to local standards and procedures in all aspects of working environment
- Managing the Assigned Task
- Has the basic functional and technical skills required to do the job
- Capable of actively participating in the setting of own objectives and identifies key requirements
- Balances priorities & interfaces with internal/external customers & stakeholders to ensure expectations are met

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. We have more than 20 years of experience in delivering world-class service to our customers through integrated projects. These projects range from basic service coordination through to complete development and abandonment of fields. To meet the growing needs of our business we are encouraging applications from experienced professionals who share our passion for delivering excellence in all aspects of project delivery.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

About the Company

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.

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Engineer salaries in UAE

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AED 9,500

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