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Phillips 66 Chemometrician in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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The Analytical Sciences group within the Technology organization of Phillips 66 is currently accepting applications for a Chemometrician at the Phillips 66 Research Center in Bartlesville, Oklahoma.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Working safely in a standard laboratory environment.

  • Designing experimental methodologies, collecting data, and developing chemometric models to predict a wide range of properties on optical bench and online spectrometers.

  • Applying spectroscopy and chemometric tools to solve challenging problems for Phillips 66 R&D and operating plants.

  • Operating spectroscopy instruments such as Near infrared, Mid-Infrared, and Raman.

  • Maintaining proper operation and calibration of instruments.

  • Preparing samples, processing and reviewing analytical data.

  • Communicating analytical developments and experimental results in technical reports and presentations.

  • Seeking new opportunities to create value across the Phillips 66 energy value chain through Spectroscopy and Chemometrics.

  • Collaborating cross-functionally with stakeholders to deliver on company strategy and meet project milestones.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemometrics, Applied Mathematics or closely related science or engineering discipline

  • 2 or more years of experience working with spectroscopy techniques

  • Strong proficiency and experience in MATLAB, PLS toolbox and other statistical and chemometrics software packages


  • Strong and proactive approach to safety

  • Strong background in Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Analysis, Multivariate Statistics, general linear and non-linear modeling

  • Ability to let MATLAB scripts effectively communicate with third party spectroscopy software packages and deploy chemometric models

  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills with experience in communicating technical information at a high level

  • Knowledge of Python, R, and/or Tableau is a plus

  • Knowledge of multi-block, multi-set, multi-level, and data fusion methods as applied to scientific data

  • Understanding of tools for uncertainty estimation and analytical figures-of-merit and for multivariate calibration

  • Knowledge of best practices in design of experiment, data collection, interpretation, trending, and statistical process control

  • Knowledge in spectroscopic data and hyperspectral imaging

  • Experience in handling data from other analytical instruments is a plus

  • Attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a project team, and ability to apply practical approach to solving real-world problems

  • Knowledge of higher-level programing languages is a plus

Located in northeast Oklahoma, Bartlesville is home to approximately 36,000 people. Area families appreciate the affordable cost of living and the conveniences a small town community offers while enjoying the cultural amenities of a larger metropolitan area. Bartlesville hosts many festivals including its own world-renown music festival. It has a symphony orchestra, Broadway series, dance companies, and an active art association. Among the state’s 32 largest school districts, Bartlesville is ranked 2nd by the Oklahoma State Department of Education for its overall success. In July 2013 Coldwell Banker ranked Bartlesville #30 as one of the nation’s best “booming suburbs” to live in, based on economic factors, school quality, cost of living, crime rates, and other criteria. Bartlesville is notable as the longtime home of Phillips Petroleum Company, founded by Frank Phillips in 1905. Centrally located on major highways, it has close proximity to larger cities like Tulsa (41 miles) and Oklahoma City (123 miles). It’s only 18 miles to the Kansas border with Wichita and Kansas City well within driving distance.

Company Overview

Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of February 26, 2020 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 52231

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Research

Division : Technology

Technical Req : No