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Phillips 66 Quality Assurance Lab Tester - Wood River Refinery in Roxana, Illinois

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The Quality Assurance Laboratory Tester performs processed and finished product testing by using approved methods. Personnel are also a part of the Emergency Response Team.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Analyzing Laboratory Standards and Monitoring in-line process grab samples, finished product samples and outfall water samples

  • Analyzing documentation of regulatory data from the analysis

  • Generating data analysis reports

  • Following policies, procedures and methods to test according to ASTM standards

  • Maintenance and housekeeping responsibilities such as disposing/cleaning remaining sample bottles, restocking supplies to include solvents, gloves, sample bottles and filters

  • Maintaining lab equipment

  • Maintaining a clean and contaminant-free work area

  • Accurate and timely completion of sample testing

  • Reviewing and entering data into the data base so the units can adjust accordingly

  • Assisting Chemist with preventative maintenance on Instrumentation

  • Assisting with the development of new testing procedures and methods

  • Effectively collaborating with team members inside and outside of the department and providing exceptional customer service

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Currently hold a valid driver’s license

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Willing and able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). Information can be found at

  • Willing and able to lift up to 50lbs.

  • Willing to work 12-hr. rotating shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime

  • Willing and able to serve on Emergency Response Team

  • Willing and able, with or without reasonable accommodation, to wear fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment such as but not limited to steel-toe shoes, ear and eye protection, hardhat and other PPE as needed


  • Associates degree or higher in science.

  • 3 years or more of lab experience.

  • 2 years of more experience in a related industry.

  • Proficiency in math, reading comprehension, computer skills and Chemistry.

  • Troubleshooting skills.

  • High safety and environmental awareness.

  • Ability to work in team-based environments.

The Wood River Refinery is located in Roxana, Illinois, about 15 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri, at the confluence of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Refinery facilities include crude distilling, naphtha reforming, fluid catalytic cracking, alkylation, hydrocracking, hydrodesulfurization and delayed coking units. The refinery processes a mixture of light, low-sulfur; heavy, high sulfur; and high-acid crude oil. The crude supply is sourced domestically or from Canada. Wood River produces a high percentage of transportation fuels. Other products include petrochemical feedstocks, asphalt and petroleum coke. Refined products are distributed to customers by pipeline, rail car, barge and truck and are shipped to markets throughout the Midcontinent region.

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 12/4/2020 .

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 Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 53445

Location: Illinois - Roxana

Job Field: Operations

Division : Wood River Refinery

Technical Req : No