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Phillips 66 Scientist, HPLC/MS in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

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The Analytical Sciences group within the Technology organization of Phillips 66 is currently seeking applications for a Scientist at the Phillips 66 Research Center in Bartlesville, OK. The position requires a broad knowledge of high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, as well as hardware and software aspects of these platforms. Other requirements include excellent communication skills and ability to solve analytical problems while working closely with other scientists and technologists within and outside the Analytical Sciences Group. Experience in the petroleum industry would be a benefit.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Working safely in a laboratory environment.

  • Applying HPLC and mass spectrometry methods to solve challenging problems for Phillips 66 R&D and operations.

  • Using technical expertise to solve problems and assist with special projects for Phillips 66 worldwide operations.

  • Developing and implementing new HPLC and mass spectrometry approaches and methods for the analysis of variety of sample types, including petroleum, petroleum products, process water, and sludge.

  • Routine quality control, calibrating, maintaining and upkeep of the HPLC and mass spectrometry instruments in the laboratory.

  • Communicating analytical developments and outcomes through technical presentations, technical memoranda, research reports, and patents.

  • Collaborating with stakeholders and research staff to deliver on company strategy and meet project milestones.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Masters degree or higher in Chemistry


  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, with a strong technical background in mass spectral analysis, hardware, and software

  • 5 or more years of experience in HPLC and/or mass spectrometry

  • Strong and proactive approach to safety

  • Excellent working knowledge of HPLC, supercritical fluid chromatography, and mass spectrometry

  • Demonstrated use of mass spectrometry for problem solving

  • Ability to recognize and select the appropriate mass spectrometry technique for fast solutions to analytical problems

  • Familiar with the use and applications of many types of mass spectrometry ionization techniques

  • In depth knowledge and experience with at least one major type of mass spectrometer, i.e. TOF, IT, quadrupole

  • Ability to resolve mass spectrometer hardware and software problems

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with experience working in a collaborative team environment

  • Experience in characterizing unknown materials and materials related to the energy industry

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: 52236

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Research

Division : Technology

Technical Req : No