Fuel Quality Assistant (Laboratory Technician)


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 439333 



BASIC PURPOSE: The Fuel Quality Assistant will support the Love’s Fuel Quality Department/Roserock Testing Lab in day-to-day operations.



  • Lab testing at corporate in-house laboratory, Roserock Testing Lab LLC.
  • Utilize Elemental Analyzer, ICP-OES, IR, UV-Vis, Auto Titrator, FAME analyzer, Coulometric Karl Fischer, Rancimat, Density Meter, and Refractometer to conduct sample testing by following ASTM / ISO test methods and procedures on DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid), Biodiesel Blends, and additional fuel related testing.
  • Utilize the Laboratory Information Management (LIMS) system to move, track, and record data and create reports for each sample.
  • Review, track, and record every DEF Certificate of Analysis (COA) to ensure all batches meet and/or exceed our quality specifications and utilize judgment on needed follow up.
  • Review, track, and record every biodiesel COA to ensure all supplies meet and/or exceed our quality specifications.
  • Assist with Love’s Winter Additization Program by tracking winter additive inventory, ordering product, and instructing the stores on how to use the product.
  • Assist with the Love’s Biocide Program by tracking inventory, ordering product, and instructing the stores on how to use the product.
  • Assist with updating the “State by State Fuel Quality Regulation Guide.”
  • Perform service to the instruments in the lab when needed including lab equipment calibrations and preventive maintenance.
  • Assist with analyzing customer complaints and determining root cause.
  • Assist with managing the DEF Terminals Lab equipment calibrations and PM’s.
  • Assist in reviewing and approving invoices as assigned.
  • Assist with Key Performance Index (KPI) spreadsheet.
  • Coordinate with 3rd party labs for special testing as needed.
  • Assist with laboratory consumables inventory (standards, reagents, etc.).
  • Assist with Hazmat shipping.
  • Some travel expected.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.




  • HS Diploma or equivalent required
  • Some college experience in chemistry, biology, or biochemistry OR 1-2 years of relevant, laboratory work experience.



      Hard Skills:

  • Working knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Outlook, MS Excel, etc.)

      Soft Skills:

  • Good written and oral communication skills, data entry, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skill, ability to multitask and excellent analytical skills
  • Proven ability to call / communicate with retail managers and personnel to correct issues.
  • Proven ability to efficiently and effectively communicate (verbally and written).

Typical Physical Demands:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.


Job Function(s): Corporate 


Love’s has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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