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Lab Technician

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Lab Technician 

Pasadena, TX, USA

INEOS Styrolution America LLC 


INEOS Styrolution is a leading global styrenics supplier, with a focus on styrene monomer, polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene standard and styrenic specialties. Offering excellent production facilities, cutting-edge R&D centers, international reach, and over 90 years' experience pioneering real change through sustainable solutions, all while makeing the circular economy for styrenics a reality.

  • Global leader in styrenics: No. 1 leader in styrenics with a focus on Styrene Monomer, Polystyrene, Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Standard and Styrenic Specialties

  • Employees: 3,600 worldwide

  • Production sites: 20 manufacturing sites in 10 countries

  • Customer base: Customers in 106 countries

  • Sales: 4 billion EUR in 2020

Safety remains, and always will be, our number one priority in INEOS.  Our US locations now require all new hires to provide one of the following as a condition of employment:

  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination, or
  • Willingness to obtain the vaccine before hire date (under this option, proof of vaccination is a condition to any offer of employment and must be provided prior to commencement of employment), or
  • Validation of your religious or medical exemption


Provide routine analytical data on styrene plant raw materials, intermediates, waste and finished products to production, utilities, environmental, and logistics departments using analysis of samples to support both the Texas City and Pasadena styrene monomer plants.


  • Perform all analysis in a timely and safe manner. 
  • Follow INEOS LIfe Saving Rules and all behavioral and process safety expectations.
  • Analyze raw materials and finished products to insure continuous improvement
  • Issue Certificates of Analysis for product shipments.  Release barges and ships for loading.  Ensure correct inhibitor is added to shipments.
  • Serve on plant, operations and laboratory teams to insure continuous improvement
  • Maintain housekeeping at a level consistent with laboratory standards
  • Train to achieve and maintain laboratory technician certification
  • Work in LIMS and SAP for data entry and Certificate of Analysis generation.
  • Work on and perform basic lab equipment preventative maintenance on a frequent basis.


  • A.S. or B.S. degree in Chemistry or related field with three (3) years laboratory experienced in a chemical laboratory (preferred) OR 
    • High School diploma or G.E.D. with five (5) years laboratory experience in a chemical laboratory 
  • Able to work a rotating 12 hour shift

  • Available for overtime
  • Working knowledge of Chemistry and Math to Algebra level

  • Knowledge of general laboratory/analytical procedures/laboratory automation system/gas chromatography

  • Cognitive skills capable of interpreting and communicating analytical data

  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office application and lab-related software

  • Experience with Baytek LIMS and Agilent Chem Station and SAP is a plus


This opportunity is located in Pasadena, TX, approximately 20 miles east of downtown Houston.  Please note that relocation assistance will not be provided for this position.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Competitive salaries, performance-related pay and bonuses.

  • Comprehensive benefits package with low premiums including health, short term disability, life and accidental death insurance plans

  • 401K with company match + contributions

  • Fitness and tuition reimbursement

  • Flexible work environment

  • Career development and progression

We are INEOS Styrolution because:

  • We provide equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. 

  • We are committed to the safety and personal wellness of all our employees

  • We recognize success and reward achievements

  • We support employees who are passionate about success and motivated.

  • We offer a positive learning environment and encourage the sharing of best practices

  • We produce materials that are necessary for our daily lives

  • We contribute to the communities in which we operate and donate to organizations our employees care about 

  • We foster teamwork and safe, positive working environments

We are excited to hear from you and to share more about our organization.

All the best,

The INEOS Styrolution Talent Team


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