Laboratory Supervisor At Shell
What’s the role?
Laboratory Supervisor At Shell Will supervise and coach the team of laboratory shift leaders and analysts and ensure that the daily operations of the QC laboratory at Shell Lubricants lubricating oil plant in Egypt are efficient, cost-effective, and consistent with internal and external quality system requirements.
Will work as part of the Shell Lubricants Supply Chain team in Egypt to improve efficiency and reliability of lubricants manufacturing, and thus improve financial performance, through the application of quality assurance methodology.
The Laboratory Supervisor is responsible for the following:
Supervise laboratory operations, in line with Group HSSE requirements and the laboratory HSSE plan, including the allocation of tasks and setting priorities, to provide effective and efficient support to production activities.
Supervise, coach, and support the development of the laboratory shift leaders and Technicians in the team.
Ensure the required tests for all products manufactured in the Plant are carried out as stipulated in the LQS, before they are released for sale.
Ensure inspection tests on in-coming Base oils and additives are carried out according to the requirements of the LQS, before they are approved for use in the Plant.
Be personally competent to carry out all tests and release of product that may be required of the laboratory.
Adjust lubricating oil formulations in the GSAP Bill Of Materials (BOM) arising from change of components.
For off specification products, determining corrective action (uptreating, reblending, working off, etc) to optimise cost to Shell while ensuring that released products meet minimum requirements.
Ensure the testing requirements for plant operations are adequately always supported, whilst closely managing to overtime to control costs.
Ensure adequate stocks of laboratory chemicals, gases, glassware, and instrument spare parts, and arrange for replenishments when necessary.
Organize the release of laboratory instruments, apparatus, and thermometers for calibration according to the schedule specified in the Laboratory Work Instructions.
Oversee the processing of work orders and/or invoices arising from the purchase of materials and services for the laboratory.
Participate in Quality KPIs; RFT, batch waivers, ETW & LLCS Score.
Participate in the renewal of ISO 9001 certificate
What we need from you?
A degree or diploma in a scientific discipline, preferably in Chemistry - other disciplines such as Engineering also possible.
Experienced Laboratory Supervisor, preferred in Oil and Gas industry
Preferred to be certified by Six Sigma