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The Laboratory Analyst at FHR’s Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota, is responsible for generating lab data in an accurate, precise, and timely manner. This data is used to optimize refinery operations and ensure the quality of our finished products. The core competencies required for this role involve the proper execution of analytical methods and procedures; attention to detail; the ability to multi-task; and a general understanding of laboratory operations and best practices. The ideal candidate should be a self-motivated learner, flexible to changing priorities, and able to communicate effectively.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Analyzing hydrocarbon and aqueous samples for refinery optimization and product certification
  • Instrumentation includes GCs, elemental analyzers, titrators, and physical properties analyzers
  • Entering data and reviewing results in LIMS
  • Developing technical knowledge around the operation of the analytical instrumentation
  • Adhering to safety practices, test methods, and data handling procedures
  • Interfacing with customers within the organization to understand business needs, align on priorities, and communicate results

Work Environment: Laboratory Analysts work in our 10,000 sq foot laboratory on a 12-hour modified Dupont rotating shift schedule.

Competitive Pay and Benefits Package: Starting hourly pay begins at $30.93 per hour. Fully Qualified Laboratory Analysts at Pine Bend are compensated at $46.62 per hour.

Full Benefits Package Including: 401K plan with a company match, defined benefit pension plan, medical, dental, paid vacations/holidays, and numerous other voluntary benefits are available to FHR employees.

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Education or Equivalent
  • 1 year lab work experience

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Previous work experience in a refinery or industrial/production lab environment is preferred and laboratory testing knowledge is a plus.
  • Laboratory skills certification or natural sciences degree from an accredited institution 
  • 2+ years lab work experience

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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