We have as little to do with the fascination for Formula 1 racing as we have over the wonderful feelings you experience at a great concert. However – you will often find OXEA products in the fuel for racing cars, in car body paints, in the many plastics used in sound engineering, and in DVD and Blu-ray discs. OXEA is one of the world‘s largest manufacturers of Oxo products and is Number 1 in the Merchant Market. We are economically sound and continually growing – with a strong environmentally green conscience and a respect for cultural values. With approximately 1400 employees worldwide, we offer a working environment with a streamlined hierarchy which provides a wide variety of responsibilities that will challenge you professionally and provide opportunities to advance your career development.

Analyzer Technician

Maintenance & Reliability

Bay City, US, 77414

OQ Chemicals Company Overview |World leader in Oxo Chemicals

Oxo products are the core competency of OQ Chemicals. We are producing more than 70 oxo intermediates and oxo derivatives for customers in a wide range of industries with various end market applications. Our chemicals are important ingredients in products that are used in daily life around the world. "We" refers to more than 1,400 OQ Chemicals employees worldwide. At our plants in Germany, the USA, China and the Netherlands, we produce intermediates and derivatives.

Job Purpose:

The Analyzer Technician will install, calibrate and repair all process analyzer equipment of the Operating Unit in order to meet requirements as stated in related Standard Operating Procedures using the Work Processes. 


Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect, calibrate, install and maintain process analyzer equipment used for process measurement and control in Manufacturing Units
  • Maintain proper maintenance records
  • Perform process analyzer troubleshooting
  • Communicate status of equipment with all concerned parties such as operations, maintenance and technical
  • Cross train with Instrument Technicians to provide related plant support
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and company standards
  • Ensure safety of personnel and maintenance of the equipment


Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent


Background, Experience, Competencies, etc:

  • Associate Degree or better in Electrical, Electronics or Instrument Technology OR equivalent experience (2 years’ experience in an operating chemical plant, performing analytical instrumentation maintenance)
  • Must be able to read SOPs and other manuals (English)
  • Must be able to work in an empowered workgroup with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work as a team player
  • Basic knowledge of analytical instrumentation and sampling systems.  This includes gas chromatographs, IR analyzers, paramagnetic O2 analyzers, pH analyzers, etc.
  • Working knowledge of the applicable analyzer group documents such as ISO 9000 manual, Procedures Manual, analyzer application data sheets, and documentation
  • Fundamentals of electronic and electrical systems
  • Excellent troubleshooting/Root Cause Analysis skills
  • Fundamental computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate with other mechanics and staff personnel (Fluent in English) 


  • Chemical plant operation experience
  • Experience using of SAP
  • Familiarity with common computer programs such as WORD, EXCEL, etc.
  • Experience with safe work permits


All individuals are invited to participate regardless of race, sex, age, color, national origin, marital status, religion, disability or veteran status, and any other criterion prescribed by law.


Check Out Our Benefits

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
  • Health Equity Health Fund for health and dependent care
  • Disability Benefits
  • Basic Group Term Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Paid Time Off for a balanced life
  • Competitive salary, bonus, 401(k) plan with match and profit-sharing match

Nearest Major Market: Houston