Production Chemist

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Production Chemist on a 4/4 rotation located at ROO HQ in Basra, Iraq.




A member of the Optimization and Performance team reporting to the Optimization and Performance Manager.

The position is based in the Rumaila HQ, with requirement for daily visits to support field operations teams.

The role will support production chemistry related activities including trouble shooting at the degassing stations and working with various teams to ensure crude quality, gas export quality, PW quality and laboratory analysis.

Individual must be qualified in oil and gas separation, flow assurance, corrosion mitigation, foam suppression, biological controls and monitoring, PW treatment, as well as related laboratory analysis and management.

As a member of ROO Operations,  the role is expected to embrace and adopt the ROO Code of Conduct (CoC), safety leadership principles and  uphold the values of ROO.

The role will be expected to provide mentoring and support the development of our national team members.


Key Accountabilities:


Safe and Efficient Production
Job Rep for CMS Contract

Scrum lead for Production Chemistry and Crude Quality
Daily Support of the Operations Teams
SPA for Production Chemistry Threats
SPA for Sampling Program
Input into Crude Quality Plan
Coaching / mentoring Crude Quality Team



Key Meetings:


Daily Operations Meeting (participant)
Weekly Crude Quality Meeting (Co-Chair)
Weekly Optimization Team Priority Meeting (input)
Weekly Operations Performance Meeting (Input)
Weekly CMS contract Priority Meeting
Monthly CMS Performance Meeting



Field Visits:


Daily site visits to support ongoing operations



Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualified
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in onshore brownfield experience
  • A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organizational awareness

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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