Refinery Technician

The Doe Run Company Herculaneum , MO 63048

Posted 1 week ago

Are you a self-starter? Do you want to help make continuous improvements? The Doe Run Company is seeking a Refinery Technician to direct the refinery activities to match the casting schedule optimizing the chemistry to meet customer specifications while minimizing cost. To prepare and analyze samples to provide accurate and timely analysis of finished product to determine conformance to Doe Run's customer specification to include the development of standards for the analytical equipment use. The position is located in Herculaneum, MO.

Successful candidates will have a High School Diploma or equivalent experience and at least one (1) year of relevant experience with analytical equipment; preferable chemical lab experience.


  • Work with customer service representative to establish production schedule and provide updates to the performance of schedule modifying as necessary. Based upon established schedule, communicate Refinery and Casting expectations to production manager.

  • To prepare, analyze and report on production samples and finished product utilizing a direct read spectrometer to ensure quality standards and customer specifications are met. To set up and maintain lab instrumentation according to established standards related to standard development including, but not limited to, standard deviation and allowable tolerances within the material being developed.

  • Daily and monthly reporting and information tracking including inventory of finished goods and raw materials.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma; or equivalent experience; prefer Associates degree in Science/Math

  • At least one (1) year of relevant experience with analytical equipment, prefer chemical lab experience.

  • Environmental safety and health rules and regulations training

Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of quality control standards and variances

  • Knowledge of basic chemistry analytical skills including proficient in math

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to calibrate equipment and software

  • Strong computer skills for database work and proficiency in MS Office, PeopleSoft

  • Strong communication skills

Based in St. Louis, The Doe Run Company is a privately held natural resources company and one of the largest integrated lead producers in the Western Hemisphere. Dedicated to environmentally responsible mineral and metal production, Doe Run has facilities in Missouri, Washington and Arizona and operates one of the world's largest, single-site lead recycling facilities, located in Boss, Mo. Using innovative mining techniques, Doe Run skillfully taps one of the largest lead deposits in the world.

As stewards of the mineral resources in our care, we strive to provide premium services and products to people who share our belief in enhancing the quality of life. You may view our sustainability report located at

The Doe Run Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please click on the following links: About the EEO law and EEO law supplement.

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Refinery Technician

The Doe Run Company