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Location Name: St Paul Park, MN 
Location Address: 301 St Paul Park Rd, St Paul Park, MN, United States (US), 55071
Job/Requisition ID: 62876
Education Level: Bachelor's Required
Relevant Experience Level: Entry Level (1-3 Years)
Driver's License Required: No
Employee Group: Casual
Employee Subgroup: Hourly Non-Exempt
Shift: Rotating Shift



Marathon Petroleum Corporation LP, a major petroleum refiner and marketer, is hiring for temporary Laboratory Technicians to join our team.  This is a position to temporarily replace workers who are currently striking at the St Paul Park Refinery. This position will require shift work, callouts, and overtime may be required, which would include after business hours and on weekends and holidays. This position will be provided with continuous training to develop job related skills. A successful person in this position will be collaborative, reliable, motivated, and prioritize safety.



  • Testing of refining feedstock and intermediates to assist with daily refinery operations
  • Finished product testing to ensure compliance with industry standard specifics
  • Data interpretation and reporting
  • Application of QA/QC protocols to ensure high data accuracy
  • Basic instrumentation troubleshooting
  • Executing work in a safe and environmentally responsible manner


  • B.S. or B.A. in Chemistry or related science
  • Strong analytical chemistry skills with emphasis on modern instrumental analysis (GC, UV/Vis, NIR, IC, DSR)
  • Working knowledge and application of wet chemistry
  • Ability to follow procedures outlined by ASTM, AASHTO, EPA, and UOP
  • Extensive experience utilizing PCs and MS Office Suites (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to work rotating shifts



  • Two years of experience with laboratories in an industrial setting
  • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) experience


About Marathon Petroleum Corporation


Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) is a leading, integrated, downstream energy company headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. The company operates the nation's largest refining system. MPC's marketing system includes branded locations across the United States, including Marathon brand retail outlets. Speedway LLC, an MPC subsidiary, owns and operates retail convenience stores across the United States. MPC also owns the general partner and majority limited partner interest in MPLX LP, a midstream company that owns and operates gathering, processing, and fractionation assets, as well as crude oil and light product transportation and logistics infrastructure. 


Travel Expected: None



Marathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship  or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, click here.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process at Marathon Petroleum LP, please contact our Human Resources Department at Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

Marathon Petroleum Company LP participates in the E-Verify program in some states in which it operates (including AL, AZ, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and UT). For more information before proceeding, please see details in English or Spanish. Right to Work Statement English or Spanish.

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Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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