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Lab Technician

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: USA: Bartlesville, OK, US, 74003

Company: CPChem

You may not realize it, but you’ve likely used a product today made possible by the plastics and chemicals manufactured by Chevron Phillips Chemical. From medical supplies and electronics to food packaging and cosmetics, we create the building blocks for more than 70,000 consumer and industrial products.


Even as a global company with 5,000 employees, we maintain a “small company feel” and uphold a culture of respect, diversity, and inclusion. Ask any Chevron Phillips Chemical employee what they like best about their job, and universally, the answer is “the people I work with!” We value work-life balance, and love to see our employees thrive both professionally and personally. There has never been a better time to work for Chevron Phillips Chemical. If you’re ready to grow with us and become part of our vision of being the premier Chemical Company, apply today!


Chevron Phillip Chemical is seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our team at our Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.  The successful candidate will be a member of the Polymer Science group.  


Job Duties:

  • Operate plastics processing equipment.  This includes lab scale compounding mixers, single and twin-screw extruders, loss in weight material feeders, pelletizing equipment, and laboratory material testing instruments. 
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Communicate and cooperate closely in a team environment with other research personnel.
  • Candidate may be required to use a full face SCB or cartridge respirator while handling additives and chemicals used in the plastics compounding process.
  • Must be able to safely operate plastics processing equipment, power and hand tools and flatbed trucks while handling/moving heavy loads while avoiding unnecessary risks.
  • Responsible for documenting observations and data in laboratory notebooks and perform mathematical calculations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are required as well as solid interpersonal skills.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to safely lift up to 55 pounds of plastic materials
  • Valid driver's license
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must have experience with MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Candidate must also exhibit a willingness and desire to expand these skills further in this job. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree
  • Knowledge of trouble shooting and maintaining laboratory equipment and computer hardware.
  • Previous experience with plastics processing equipment in a manufacturing, fabrication or testing environment.
  • Experience in a Laboratory/Research setting


Chevron Phillips Chemical offers competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and at most locations, alternate work schedules. To learn more about Chevron Phillips Chemical and to be considered for a position, please visit us online today at


Paper resumes will not be accepted. All job seekers must go to the web site to be considered for positions. If you are interested in applying for this position and need an accommodation to apply, please contact our Human Resources Service Center at 1-800-446-1422, option 4.


Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status or marital status.


To all recruitment agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and recruiting agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to employees) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with this requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.


Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

Eligibility for Relocation: No

Closing Date: 04/18/2021

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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