Laboratory Coordinator

August 12 2019
Industries Mining, Petroleum, Natural Gas
Categories Engineering, Pharma, Biotech, Sciences, R&D, Chemical, Oil & Gas - Piping, Instrumentation - Controls, Oil & Gas, Mining, Natural Resources
Nanticoke, ON

The Laboratory Coordinator carries responsibilities in areas including analytical procedures, calibration, equipment maintenance, product quality and certification, statistical quality control, safety, manpower scheduling and business controls.  The successful candidate must demonstrate extensive knowledge and experience related to petroleum fuels analysis.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Jointly responsible for the safe and reliable operation of the Quality Assurance laboratory
  • Supporting site management systems and associated work processes for the lab
  • Owner for site Statistical Quality Control program
  • Owner for lab instrument preventative maintenance/calibration program
  • Administrator for sample management database (SampleManager)
  • Coaching and development of Lab Technicians
  • Stewardship of various systems for flawless performance for both operations and laboratory
  • Assisting with the development and annual stewardship of the technician training plan
  • Preparation and/or review of internal administrative documents and reports

In this position you will be working with various departments within the refinery, including operations and technical, and have the opportunity to learn from experienced technicians. As a company committed to career growth, you will be required to successfully complete the training requirements of your department.

  • Minimum Laboratory or Chemical Technologist diploma or Chemistry degree.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is mandatory.


  • Minimum 5 years relevant manufacturing laboratory experience
  • Strong commitment to safety on and off the job.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and safe driving record.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment
  • Sound reasoning ability with a high level of self-initiative and a desire to learn.
  • Prior training in statistics, including working knowledge of standard deviations, control limits, moving ranges and biases
  • Analytical instrumentation skills including calibration, maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Understanding/management of the safety risks inherent in daily laboratory operations
  • Petroleum ASTM  analytical experience and understanding of petroleum fuel specifications
  • Experience with standards for quality performance, product certification and release
  • Prior working knowledge of  sample management databases (prior experience with SampleManager would be an asset)
  • Understanding of business controls principles
  • Knowledge of computer tools including Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Start date:  November 2019

Location:  Nanticoke, ON

Your benefits

  • Successful networking and mentoring programs - enables you to spend time with managers from across the organization to learn about other departments and opportunities.  Also allows you to connect with peers at a similar experience level.
  • Commitment to safety, ethics & continuous improvement - these standards are the reason Imperial is an industry leader.  You will work for a company that upholds safety and ethics ideals and continues to seek out ways to improve. 
  • Exceptional benefits program - includes competitive savings, retirement, and healthcare plans that you can customize to meet your individual needs. Educational and physical fitness financial assistance programs round out our benefits package.
  • Continuous learning environment - encourages you to augment your skills and capabilities.
  • Competitive vacation package - provides you with three weeks of vacation.
  • If you are talented, driven, and want to make meaningful contributions that really impact environmental, safety and bottom line objectives, then you owe it to yourself to apply with Imperial.

Who we are

A leading member of Canada's energy industry, Imperial offers exciting opportunities across our upstream, downstream and chemical, and corporate divisions. We are committed to high standards, applying technology and innovation to meet energy demands in a safe, reliable and environmentally sound manner. No matter what your career path, we provide the platform to elevate your goals and achieve your ambitions, while providing support through wide-ranging programs and benefits.

Other considerations

  • For applicants selected to be interviewed, pre-employment background screening will be required.
  • We thank all those who apply; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Eligibility to work in Canada

All applicants who receive an offer of employment must be eligible to work in Canada on their start date.  Proof of eligibility shall be in the form of a Canadian birth certificate, Canadian passport, Canadian citizenship certificate, Canadian certificate of permanent residence, Canadian open work permit or receipt from Immigration Canada of an application for a post-graduate work permit . Proof of eligibility must be current and valid (not expired, cancelled or voided). Proof of eligibility will be required if an offer of employment is made. Failure to provide proof of eligibility at least six (6) weeks prior to the start date may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Application deadline:  August  25, 2019

Imperial is committed to providing equitable treatment and equal opportunity to all individuals.

In certain situations, Imperial may use your application to consider your suitability for other positions in the company and may also provide the information to its affiliates, including affiliates of Exxon Mobil Corporation, in connection with possible opportunities at those affiliates.

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