CAREERS at OSP

Do you get excited about new technology?

Do you see hidden business opportunities throughout your day, knowing “I could have invented that!”!

Do you like working directly with clients, solving their problems/challenges?

We want to hire, develop and grow with a passionate team excited to answer YES.

Our values

  • Leadership: We work with our stakeholders to create an intentional future through coordinated action.
  • Responsibility: We own everything we say or do.
  • Visibility: Everything we do creates value for the company and our stakeholders.  We share both our successes and our learnings openly.
  • Integrity: We are excellent communicators.  We are whole and complete with our word.
  • Commitment: We do all things with urgency and purpose.  We keep things simple.

Who is OSP?

OSP is an exciting growing business that has been around 30 years providing specialty products to industrial clients. They have come to market in the last year with innovative technology, partnerships and products that establish them as a key player in the microbial diagnosis sphere across multiple industrial markets.

OSP’s Mission is to empower our stakeholders to operate profitably, effectively and efficiently while reducing risk to health and the environment by making available appropriate products and technology through services.


Our Product Line

OSP has a strong focus on microbial diagnosis and control, launching industrial DNA testing for microbe populations in oila and gas, industrial water treatment, finished fuels, chemical manufacturing and certain niche industrial applications. Their LifeCheck Microbial Services line provides lab and field/on-site support for all diagnosis work, utilizing 3 primary microbial detection technologies.

Additionally, OSP has a successful history of providing scale inhibition, biocides and corrosion inhibitors for multiple markets. We aim for “specialty” applications, and are masters at providing multiple delivery mechanisms of known chemistries to meet the unique needs of our focused clientele.


Our Future

OSP has been growing steadily throughout the recent downturn, investing internally in new and exciting technology applicable to the diverse markets we are active in. Our team is a powerful group of experts looking for the right people to act as conduits into the markets we play in.

That’s where you come in.


Position #042502: Technical Sales Professional (Houston TX)

The Technical Sales Professional will be responsible for driving oil & gas segment client development, new and existing, primarily within the markets of O&G Service Co.’s, chemical manufacturing and chemical services market. To develop and maintain this client base, you will be provided extensive training in microbial testing and mitigation techniques, as well as unparalleled support by industry leaders that are part of the OSP team. Initiatives will include:

  1. Focus on promoting OSP’s proprietary products and services to expand and maintain client accounts.
  2. Conduct product demonstrations and training to grow and support the client base.
  3. Actively listen to clients’ needs and provide effective technical expertise to resolve challenges and inquiries.
  4. Drive growth by continuously creating and promoting customer value propositions for assigned account base that focuses on our competitive advantage while leveraging our product portfolio.

The Technical Sales Professional must possess the following:

  • Degree or diploma in a field applicable to industrial chemical applications.
  • Experience in oilfield chemical sales with a focus on providing highly-specialized technologies (i.e. biocides) preferred.
  • General understanding of oil & gas chemical needs and technologies.
  • Experience in the use of CRM systems, excellent verbal/written communication skills, strong presentation skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Training will take place in both Houston, TX and Calgary, AB, Canada; therefore, a valid passport will be required.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@ospmicrocheck.com

Thanks, and we look forward to talking with you.
*Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Position #042504: Applications Chemist (Calgary AB or Houston TX)

The Chemistry Product Line Manager will be responsible for development of OSP’s chemical product lines including the Telomer Scale and Corrosion Inhibitors. Some biocide products, and new technologies as they develop. Lab work, field work and leading lab testing initiatives is required, and will include the development of standard operating procedures, assisting in defining and continually enhancing the development processes of the organization. Initiatives will include:

  1. Work with OSP’s Technology team to ensure OSP products are used by our customers properly, efficiently and safely.
  2. Work with OSP’s Technology team to support continual improvement, development, training and internal standards.
  3. Work with OSP’s Marketing team to ensure proper technical, application and product information is available and in a format valuable to our clients.
  4. Provide technical information to OSP teams to improve and modify existing products/services.
  5. Work with OSP’s Sales team to provide client facing discussions and solutions on products and services when required.

This role will be fully supported by OSP’s teams and senior leadership.

The Applications Chemist must possess the following:

  • Degree in chemistry.
  • 2 years industry experience in related disciplines i.e. polymers, scale, corrosion, or water treatment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Adept in using project management software/platform.
  • Experience and comfort in corporate client interactions.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate well within teams and senior leadership.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@ospmicrocheck.com

Thanks, and we look forward to talking with you.
*Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Position #042506: Lead Microbial Technologist (Houston TX)

The Lead Microbial Technologist, under the direction of the Microbial Service Line Manager, will primarily be responsible for laboratory and field surveys (either directly or via a team) and for gathering, researching, and preparing communication material for internal and external audiences. This person will prepare reports, presentations, and support marketing content. They will lead technical development and support required within the operations of OSP’s Houston office, supported by the LifeCheck Microbial Services (LMS) team and Technology Director.

Initiatives will include:

  1. Work with OSP’s Technology team to ensure OSP products are used by our customers properly, efficiently and safely.
  2. Work with OSP’s Technology team to support continual improvement, development, training and internal standards.
  3. Work with OSP’s Marketing team to ensure proper technical, application and product information is available and in a format valuable to our clients.
  4. Provide technical information to OSP teams to improve and modify existing products/services.
  5. Work with OSP’s Sales team to provide client facing discussions and solutions on products and services when required.

This role will be fully supported by OSP’s teams and senior leadership.

The Lead Microbial Technologist must possess the following:

  • Degree (or diploma) in a related field.
  • 3+ years industry experience in related disciplines including field work.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Adept in using project management software/platform.
  • Experience and comfort in corporate client interactions.
  • Ability to work independently and communicate well within teams and senior leadership.
  • Safety tickets are an asset.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@ospmicrocheck.com

Thanks, and we look forward to talking with you.
*Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.


Position #042505: Technical Sales Professional (Calgary AB)

The Technical Sales Professional will be responsible for driving oil and gas segment client development, new and existing, primarily within the market of O&G’s Service Co.’s, chemical manufacturing and chemical services market. To develop and maintain this client base, you will be provided extensive training in microbial testing and mitigation techniques, as well as unparalleled support by industry leaders that are part of the OSP team. Initiatives will include:

  1. Focus on promoting OSP’s proprietary products and services to expand and maintain client accounts.
  2. Conduct product demonstrations and training to grow and support the client base.
  3. Actively listen to clients’ needs and provide effective technical expertise to resolve challenges and inquiries.
  4. Drive growth by continuously creating and promoting customer value propositions for assigned account base that focuses on our competitive advantage while leveraging our product portfolio.

The Technical Sales Professional must possess the following:

  • Degree or diploma in a field applicable to industrial chemical applications.
  • Experience in oilfield chemical sales with a focus on providing highly-specialized technologies (i.e. biocides) preferred.
  • General understanding of oil & gas chemical needs and technologies.
  • Experience in the use of CRM systems, excellent verbal/written communication skills, strong presentation skills and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Training will take place in both Houston, TX and Calgary, AB, Canada; therefore, a valid passport will be required.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@ospmicrocheck.com

Thanks, and we look forward to talking with you.
*Only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.