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Reference ID R151372 Updated 07/09/2024
Maintenance, Reliability and Turnarounds
Pennsylvania, Texas, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, California, DC, New York
Beaver, Houston, Monaca, Newark, Pittsburg, Washington, New York

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Do you like helping people? Do you like to make people smile? Are you passionate about putting people in a better place? Then you may have what it takes to join our amazing team?

Where you fit in

The Analyzer Inspector is a member of the Process Automation Control & Optimization (PACO) Team within the Asset’s Technology Department. The Analyzer Inspector will work closely with and share responsibility with the Senior Analyzer Engineer for the overall technical assurance of the plant process analyzers. This includes participating in the factory acceptance tests and in the successful commissioning and site acceptance tests for the analyzers. 

During the run and maintain phase, this individual’s main focus will be day-to-day 2nd level maintenance technical support for complex situational and reliability problems. This individual will work closely with the Analyzer Maintenance Team Lead (AMTL) to support effective and cost-efficient analyzer maintenance. The applicant should have extensive experience with Process Analyzers, environmental condition monitoring and familiarity with statistical quality control techniques.


  • Has the primary responsibility for providing technical assurance in Analyzer / QMI areas during Commissioning/Start-up and run-&-maintain phases

  • The Inspector will act as a direct liaison between the technical and maintenance organizations and is expected to take a lead role in troubleshooting, determining root cause of complex process analyzer problems and developing technically sound solutions

  • The Inspector will be responsible for the development and execution of the Management of Change work process for reliability related improvements/changes (e.g., sample conditioning system improvements) with approval of the Analyzer Team lead

  • Will support and assist in establishing and maintaining Preventive Maintenance(PM) library and detailed PM text (procedures) for analyzers/Quality Measuring Instruments (QMIs)

  • Will bring forward and implement programs/procedures to maintain exceptional analyzer equipment reliability

  • Assures compliance to approved Analytical Equipment list, DEPs, and other technical requirements

  • Supports the consistent implementation of the site’s analyzer strategy.

  • Participates in incident investigations related to analyzers

  • Contributes directly to finding root cause and resolution of analyzer bad actors

  • Acts as mentor and 2nd level support to analyzer maintenance technicians

  • Active in developing training material in Analyzers/QMI areas

  • Drives the process of sharing analyzer knowledge not only at the local level but across Shell

  • Ensures maximum reliability of analyzer equipment

  • Continue to meet existing as well as changing requirements from Regulatory and recognized Governing Industry Standards Association/Bodies

  • Assist the Sr. Analyzer Engineer and Maintenance Team Leader to develop, maintain and coordinate a training plan for analyzer technicians.  Assist with coordination of on-site or off-site training by others

  • Recommends equipment upgrades and replacements when situations warrant it, such as high cost of maintainability, Obsolescence, loss of vendor support, more effective technological breakthroughs

  • Participates in Factory Acceptance Tests & Site Acceptance Tests

  • Supports in the development and implementation of the Analyzer Turnaround Procedures

  • Assists with the maintaining the central repository for analyzers with technical manuals, system drawings, software, datasheets

  • Shares in the collective responsibility of ensuring quality data (history, SQC charts) in the site’s Analyzer Maintenance & Data Acquisition Systems (AMADAS) program

  • May be called in outside normal working hours to assist analyzer maintenance technicians as emergency situations occur

What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Associates or equivalent degree in Analyzer, Electrical, or Instrumentation with demonstrated knowledge and practical analyzer related work experience

  • With at least 7 years of experience in commissioning, operating and maintenance of sample conditioning systems and associated process analyzers including but not limited to Gas Chromatography (GCs), pH, conductivity, Tunable Diode Laser, Total Organic Carbons (TOC), turbidity

  • Experience in Analyzer Maintenance & Data Acquisition Systems (AMADAS) from Krohne or other suppliers is a plus

  • Experience in a manufacturing or technical support environment

  • Experience of Analyzers maintenance in Polyethylene, Ethylene Cracker and Petrochemical industry is a plus

  • Experience in olefins plants and/or in the polymer plants (PE, PPE) is a plus

  • Experience in analyzer maintenance execution and project support

  • Demonstrated analytical and decision making skills

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

  • Ability to cope with a variety of issues and situations

  • Able to work with diverse groups

  • Good communication skills (Oral/Written)

  • Good work planning skills; mainly around scheduling and optimizing Analyzer PMs

  • Displays Leadership Attributes for Individual Performers with demonstration of self-directing and results oriented attitude. This person must have the ability to handle multiple tasks with competing priorities while collaborating with the growing Penn Chem Asset and developing roadmap and skillsets to support his/her discipline

This role is based in Monaca Project Office

The base salary range for this position is $84,000 - $126,000 per year.  Individual pay will be based on various factors, such as relevant work experience, education, certifications, skill level, seniority, and internal equity.     

For regular full-time or regular part-time employees of the Company (participating companies as listed in the Summary Plan Description), insurance coverage options include medical, dental, vision coverage, life Insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs. Employees also participate in a company pension plan and a 401(k) plan. Paid leave includes up to 6 weeks of paid vacation time, up to 11 paid holidays, and parental leave offering 16 weeks of paid leave to birthing mothers, and 8 weeks of paid leave for non-birthing parents.

Additionally, employees are eligible for disability leave for up to 52 weeks at 100% or 50% of base pay. Shell also offers other compensation such financial reimbursement for adoption, wellness, education, and personal learning expenses, and some roles are eligible for discretionary long-term incentives. For interns, eligible benefits include medical, dental, and vision coverage, life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Occupational Accidental Death Benefit programs; participation in a 401(k) plan; and paid leave for up to 11 paid holidays. Additional information on Shell’s US benefit programs can be found at

Company description 

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible.  We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity, and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork, and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, while managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you in finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


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