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Development Analyst

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Location: Peoria, IL, United States
Date Posted: Sep 23, 2020

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Job Description


JOB PURPOSE: This position is responsible for providing analytical sample processing and data review to support SOSSM Services initiatives.  Incumbent uses a variety of analytical techniques and wet chemistry to process oil, fuel, and source water and/or coolant samples submitted by customers.  Engineers and dealers use results to manage equipment preventive maintenance schedules. 
Job duties include, but not limited to the following: 
• ISO 9001 Quality System  
• Chemical Hygiene Plan   
• Services Manager Training  
• Safety Training 
• Sample Registration  
• Sample Prep and Handling (receipt to disposal)  
• Material Inspection and Supply Receipt  
• Daily Customer Interactions via telephone or e-mail  
• Collect and evaluate Data and LIMS transfer 
• Log of Non-conforming Samples  
• Waste Disposal and EHS compliance 
• Fuel Testing (Particle Count, Physical Tests, Oxidation Stability, Distillation, Color, % Biodiesel Pour Point & Cloud Point, Flash Point, Bacteria/Fungus Testing) 
• Particle Count Analysis     
• Viscosity Analysis 
• Sample Dilution 
• FTIR Analysis 
• Gas Chromatography 
• Fuel Sulfur Analyzer Analysis    
• Titrate Analysis (TBN, TAN and Karl Fisher) 
• Coolant Physical Testing (data entry)  
• Monitor of Samples in Process 
• Coolant Nitrite Titrations (including check standards)  
• Instrument Data Archive 
• Coolant pH, Conductivity and RI Testing   
• Ownership of Designated Processes 
• Completion Billing form and Received Dates  
• Instrument Troubleshooting  
• IC/HPLC Analysis  
• Utilization of Instrument Manager 
• Preparation of Reagents and standards   
• ICP Analysis  
• Visual Inspection  
• Identifying problem areas 
• Daily Instrument Validation (Weight Audits, daily checks)  


Basic Requirements:

• Four-year degree in chemistry or related field (biology, bio-chemistry, chemical engineering, etc.) OR equivalent work experience, which must include > 1 year CAT SOS lab experience. 

Top Candidates Will Also Have:

• Caterpillar experience with SOS fluid analysis

• Laboratory skills

• Computer skills, Strong communication and interpersonal skills

• Experience and willingness to operate in a TEAM environment.

Additional Information:

• Relocation assistance is not available for this position

• Travel requirement is 10% or less

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website


EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.


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Sep 23, 2020


United States