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Process Technician - Chemist

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/16/2017 1:48:59 AM
  • 2946474
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): Kuwait; Kuwait

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

Role Summary:
GE Kuwait Technology Center is looking for qualified candidates for Chemist - Process technician role to conduct experimentation under stringent GE's safety and quality guidelines in its state of the art Materials and Oil/Fuel Testing labs.
Our Regional team supports the operation and maintenance of Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines, Generators as well as their Controls, and Accessory systems. The Power Services Engineering team members are focal points for problem resolution for our customers.

Essential Responsibilities:
The process technician - chemist will be responsible for the day to day operation of the lab tests including maintenance of inventory and safety procedures.
- Perform oil and fuel test procedures including documentation as required
- Be a point of contact for the test procedure development of field samples, as per the regional/business needs
- Upgrade or update processes time to time as per ASTM or international procedures as applicable.
- Upgrade knowledge as needed time to time and come up with ideas of simplification
- Calibrate and maintain the associated testing equipment as per ISO procedures
- Report the results in a timely fashion to associated stakeholders
- Carry out and maintain GE specific and other needed certifications of the testing equipment
- Create and maintain standard operating procedures for the testing equipment with in the GE EHS and quality framework
- Help the engineers in the regular EHS and other audits, maintain logs and close the open issues

- Diploma or technical qualification in chemical engineering / Batchelor degree in chemical sciences or in the related disciplines.
- At least 3 years experience in handling fuel, water & oil Testing procedures and chemical analysis equipment
- Experience in usage of different testing / analysis equipment, and creating test procedures.
- Experience in handling XRF, microscopes, mechanical testing equipment and high temperature furnaces.
- Knowledge and experience in chemical safety and msds procedures for different chemicals/processes.
- Knowledge in handling inert gases and safety procedures for regulated operations.
- Knowledge of ASTM specifications of mechanical testing and certification procedures
- Knowledge of ISO quality control procedures and certifications
- Eagerness to learn
- Good presentation and communication skills in English

Desired Characteristics:
- Good knowledge in lab testing, characterization equipment such as optical microscope, analytical balances and calibration procedures.
- Experience in field services engineering and power turbine services support.
- Knowledge of lab quality certification and documentation
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Locations: Kuwait; Kuwait

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