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Technical Service Project Chemist

Company: CF Industries
Location: Yazoo City
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Yazoo City, Mississippi

Business Area:
Environmental, Health & Safety

Full Time

At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an authentic team that encourages you to share your views and opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage, transportation and distribution network in North America, and logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the world's transition to clean energy.Function: Environmental, Health & SafetyJob Summary:This position will be responsible for performing laboratory analysis and leading projects in support of Safe, Compliant and Reliable operation of CF's Ammonia, Urea, Nitric Acid and Ammonium Nitrate production facilities. Requires extensive instrumental and bench chemist activity as well as direct interaction with Process Engineers and Chemists at all CF Industries locations, terminals, and suppliers. The position will produce monthly summary reports of activities and will work closely with one or more chemists and chemical analysts. The position will work closely with the Manufacturing Group Quality Manager. Some North American travel to CF's manufacturing sites will be required. This position requires a commitment to CF's values of "Do-It-Right."Job Description:Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead analytical chemistry projects including indirect supervision of one or more chemical technicians in support of projects in the Technical Service lab.
  • Will champion projects that result in development of new analytical chemistry methods.
  • Will represent CF on various Industry and/or trade association Chemistry Standards Councils and Committees as required.
  • Supports Engineers with process analysis and special sample requests.
  • Supports all site laboratories with implementation of new Methods Development and Harmonization.
  • Supports all site laboratories with Instrumentation troubleshooting, training in operation, methods implementation.
  • Supports Sales with special customer analytical requests as necessary.
  • Reports and communicates progress on each major area of responsibility to management.Successful incumbents will have:
    • Master's degree, Chemistry minimum, PhD, Chemistry highly desired.
    • Demonstrated Applied Analytical Chemistry or Industrial Chemical Technical Laboratory support skills are required.
    • Expertise with one or more of these; Gas/Liquid/Ion Chromatography, UV/VIS and FT-IR Spectroscopy, SEM Microscopy, Physical-chemical analysis, Calorimeters, other Advanced Analytical Chemistry skills. Strong Chromatography skills considered essential for success in this role.
    • Petrochemical laboratory operating experience Highly Desired. Success in this position requires the ability to understand CF's core production processes and apply Analytical Chemistry skills to support Continuous Improvement in these operating processes.
    • Experience with materials characterization, bulk solids and liquids characterization and contaminant isolation and identification highly desired.
    • Fundamental understanding of engineering principles valuable; heat and material balance, heat transfer, solids mixing, blending and handling.
    • Industrial bulk chemical experience highly desired
    • Experience with Statistical Data analysis, data modeling, and/or regression analysis techniques
    • Excellent mechanical skills as many projects require design, construction, assembly and maintenance of lab and/or pilot scale equipment
    • Strong oral and written presentation and communication skills required including fluency with Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).Position Scope/Contribution:This position is located in Yazoo City, MS with expectations to travel throughout North America to perform necessary job functions. This position will routinely interact with site lab supervisors to resolve analytical chemistry problems at their respective sites, identify and implement new and improved analytical methods, and coordinate activity with contract analytical chemistry labs as necessary.
      • CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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