SOCAR Polymer is looking for an Analyser Specialist


Title:                                      Analyser Specialist

Department:                       Engineering & Maintenance

Location:                              Sumgait


This position is expected to deliver specialist technical support, assurance and training of personnel for all online field analysers and gas detectors. He/she will be expected to work across the field of Analysers for operations. The analyser specialist is expected to have knowledge and experience on all field analysers, gas detectors, analyser sample systems, analyser signal distribution, safety systems, analyser shelter safety systems, area zone classifications, equipment certification, and industrial specifications, standards and practices. The analyser specialist will ensure safe, reliable operation and remove or mitigate risk within their area of responsibility. 


  • Report to the Discipline Engineers Team Lead and work under his overall supervision and directions
  • Maintenance on all analysers, gas detectors and analyser sample systems
  • Training of personnel in all aspects of the analyser field
  • Quality control on all analysers and analyser systems
  • Develop, review and approve maintenance strategies and operating procedures during the maintenance build
  • Assure all analysers and systems up to standard and development of efficient maintenance system
  • Review relevant spares stocking, and quantities
  • Review and manage analyser service and calibration gasses
  • Participate in contract scopes for analyser equipment and maintenance contacts
  • Analyser design and design review on new projects and installations
  • Quality control on new installations
  • Proper take over of analyser equipment from installation contractors
  • Developing analyser system reliability plans.
  • Approve and monitor Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Program
  • Recommend improvements to enhance equipment performance
  • Investigating incidents, identifying root cause and preventing reoccurrence.
  • Contributing to Technical Practices development and compliance.
  • Participating in engineering design reviews, safety reviews etc.
  • Demonstrating leadership and compliance with HSSE expectations
  • Participating in the appropriate Networks and Communities of Practice for the discipline.
  • Accountable for delivery of technical decisions and solutions
  • Trained analyser personnel
  • Analyser availability, reliability, repeatability and accuracy
  • Analyser safety systems in place
  • Adhere to all plant safety
  • Report unsafe systems and conditions



  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in the petrochemical industry analyser maintenance field Gas Chromatography

Language skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Azeri and English
  • Knowledge of Russian is preferable

Technical skills

  • Working with multi-meters
  • Usage and working with tools – spanners, screwdrivers, torx spanners, wrenches etc.
  • Correct usage of tools

Equpment skills

  • Multi-meters
  • Computers
  • PLC’s
  • Different Analyser working principles

Soft skills

  • Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritizing abilities
  • High level of oral and written communications skills
  • Training skills
  • Logical thinking and ability to solve problems


  • Analyser sample systems
  • Analyser preconditioning sample systems
  • Certification of Analysers – Safety systems
  • Analyser Specifications and Standards
  • Infra-Red
  • Paramagnetic O2
  • Tuned Diode Laser
  • Zirconia O2
  • Moisture – Aluminium oxide and oscillating crystal
  • Siemens Maxum II GC and GC Portal (Workstation)
  • PH
  • Conductivity
  • ORP
  • Spectrophotometry – titration
  • Galvanic fuel cells
  • Electrolytic cells
  • Galvanic fuel cells
  • Quantum cascade laser
  • Online MFR (Melt Flow Rate)
  • Shelter safety and HVAC
  • Gas and calibration high pressure cylinders
  • Sample take off techniques
  • Sample system design
  • Optimising sample systems
  • Analog and serial communication
  • Multimeter usage – different measuring techniques and signal output
  • Two and three wire loops
  • DCS systems
  • PLC systems
  • Networking
  • Area zone classifications
  • Computer literate
  • Vendor communication


  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Understanding a range of engineering functions and procedures
  • Teamworking skills to work cooperatively and liaise with people at all levels
  • Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to respond positively when under pressure
  • People-management skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Education and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferable in electrical, automation or instrumentation filed
  • Instrumentation / Analyser artisan certificate


Interested candidates should follow the link below:

The above vacancy is addressed to nationals of Azerbaijan or with permanent residency in Azerbaijan. All eligible applications for the advertised post will be assessed and given equal opportunities.

Application closing date: November 28, 2021