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LIMS Specialist - Houston, TX


Houston, Texas, US

Type of contract:  Temporary
Posting date:  Mar 25, 2023
Job offer reference:  22982


Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

City: Houston 

State: Texas

SUMMARY:  Either directly or by delegation, and under the direction of the Director of Laboratories, the Laboratory Quality Specialist is a part time role expected to assist with the LIMS master data, training and implementation.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  include the following, generally at a national level:

  • Master data creation, review and validation
  • Live support of implementations in US O and P locations
  • LIMS specialist/key user for the O&P business.
  • Training for LIMS
  • Troubleshooting for LIMS
  • Assist with Lean implementation.
  • To carry out the above responsibilities, and all others that may be assigned, in a manner demonstrating support for and adherence to the Company’s Safety Policy and Procedures, Quality Policy and Procedures, Ethics Policy, Environmental Management System, Vision and Strategy, and to exercise good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy in so doing.


  • Maximum hours 29 per week


  • Travel required 10-40%







QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or related field and three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience with:


  • In depth understanding of quality systems (examples: ISO 9000, BQ 9000, and ISO 17025)
  • ASTM testing of oil and petrochemical products
  • LIMS experience of 3 plus years including master data
  • Excel, MS Word and Powerpoint


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write in depth  reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to employees in their work group or department.  Ability to develop policies and procedures related to the quality efforts in the laboratory.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Able to perform algebraic calculations and statistical analysis of data. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphical data.


REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATIONS:  Current valid driver’s license required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is at times required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.


The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Due to the difficulty and working space requirements of this position, it is difficult if not impossible to make reasonable accommodations.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation and occasional loud noise levels.

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