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Lab supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Steve Al-Bazy

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking for a Lab Supervisor for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in laboratory in Oil & Gas Industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Job Objective
Supervise laboratory analysts and carry out tests, calibrations and inventories required to ensure laboratory activities are done safely, accurately and timely as required by operational considerations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the HSE policy, analytical procedures and laboratory codes and ensure adherence to them by laboratory analysts.
  • Ensure regular calibration and maintenance of all laboratory equipment.
  • Maintain tidy surrounding, clean equipment and good housekeeping habits.
  • Supervise the job done by laboratory analysts and ensure all tests are done safely, accurately and timely.
  • Carry out crude oil, water and natural gas analysis besides any other analysis as required.
  • Manage laboratory inventory, storage and supplies usage and ensure sufficient stock is always available.
  • Prepare activities and stock reports.
  • Perform regular and yearly performance appraisal for laboratory analysts and provide them to Laboratory Lead.
  • Prepare and review laboratory procedures that are to be verified by laboratory lead.
  • Perform responsibility of Laboratory Document Control.
  • Act as Laboratory Lead when delegated.
  • Carry out tasks assigned to him/her by the Lab lead and/or production chemist

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Diploma in Chemistry/Petroleum or equivalent
  • Five years of experience in laboratory in Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Good supervision and communication skills.
  • Possesses the skills to read, write and speak English.
  • Good computer and reporting skills.


  • 14 Days on/ 14 Days off


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.