QC Chemist / Lab Chemist (m/w/d), Saudi Arabia

QC Chemist / Lab Chemist (m/w/d), Kurita AquaChemie Saudi Arabia

Kurita provides technologies for water and process treatment, as well as for the paper and cellulose industry. Kurita Europe is a subsidiary of Kurita Water Industries Ltd. headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. Founded in 1949, the Group has more than 7,400 employees worldwide, generating a turnover of 2.3 billion USD. More than 3,500 patents are proof of Kurita’s innovative approach to a resource-saving consumption of water. We are committed to highest ethical and social demands with a strong sense for fairness, transparency, integrity, safety and compatibility.

We are looking for the following fulltime position asap

QC Chemist / Lab Chemist (m/w/d)


Job description:

I. Quality Assurance & Control

  • Quality control testing of raw materials and finished products, as per Kurita Corporate standard test methods and to ensure that these are well within specified limits
  • To maintain and update all Kurita Corporate Quality Specification sheets
  • Prepare lab batches for any new product introduction to ensure that all the specifications are within lab testing capabilities and as per Kurita AquaChemie standard protocol
  • To actively participate in analytical methods development so as to use instruments and test methods in such a way to reduce testing time and increase productivity
  • Periodically recheck and revalidate expired products and / or customer rejected materials and extend shelf life OR adjustment OR takes decision for disposal in consultation with operations manager - in order to support warehouse process to maintain healthy inventory
  • Able to perform analysis of various solvents for their details boiling points – IBP, 50%, and FP along with various mixers of solvents and its study
  • Provide technical assistance to Kurita AquaChemie sales personnel related to product specifications, and tests, wherever required consult with Kurita Europe Quality manager to keep confidentiality
  • Familiar in handling the following minimum lab analytical equipment

• Digital Density Meters
• Densitometer
• Viscometers Manual & Auto
• Distillation units – ASTMD D 86 Manual & Auto
• Flash Point tester (open and closed cup)
• TBN &TAN testers
• FTIR Spectroscopy
• Karl Fischer (moisture analyser)
• pH, Conductivity meters
• All type of wet-lab chemical analysis and titrations- standard solution preparation etc.


II. Laboratory Safety, Housekeeping & Environment Stewardship

  • To ensure general EH &S conditions in laboratory. special attention to operation and
    maintenance of equipment and its accessories like gas cylinders, storing flammable
    chemicals etc., so as to ensure highest chemical safety standards.
  • To ensure and maintain good housekeeping.
  • To assume the responsibility of environmental steward in your own place


III. QHSE Management Systems

  • To maintain all ISO QHSE related procedures and Documents pertaining to QA Laboratory
  • Revise / Update whenever and wherever procedure changes are required so as to maintain current practices in QA lab, to maintain all related records
  • To ensure periodic calibration of all instruments are carried out as per calibration schedule
  • To maintain and revise calibration records like “list of instruments, calibration status, standard calibration solutions, traceability etc., as per ISO requirements
  • To participate, help to develop and implement action plans to solve quality related problems for continual improvement


IV. Analytical Support to Sales

  • To extend analytical service support to Kurita AquaChemie customers and sales representatives
  • To prepare and perform QC check for solutions – similar to Hach type reagents and solutions for Sales force
  • To analyse RO water samples, deposit samples, corrosion coupons samples, resin samples etc., for sales representatives


Experience / Personal Skills required:

• BSc in Chemistry
• 5-7 years of experience in water treatment specialty chemical industry
• Working knowledge on ISO 9001
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Good in MS Office


Are you the ideal candidate to join our team? Then apply today via our email address KEG_Career@kurita-water.com.


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