ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

Organics Department Team Lead

US-WA-Kelso
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-4652
# Positions
1
Category
Management

Overview

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation.

 

General Accountability:

The primary purpose of this position is to oversee the completion, review, and approval of assigned analyses and associated quality control requirements.  This person will also be expected to provide analytical support as needed in the various instrument areas of the department.

 

ALS Environmental

Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of the department and personnel to successfully meet laboratory and client turnaround time requirements;
  • Develop and implement new methods and technologies when mandated by changes in regulations or client needs;
  • Complete performance evaluations and establish individual goals for department personnel on an annual basis;
  • Prepare and analyze samples for LC and LC/MS;
  • Responsible for meeting calibration and QA requirements;
  • Document activities and report results in a concise and accurate manner using instrument software and the ALS LIMS;
  • Coordinate with other analysts;
  • Perform routine instrument maintenance procedures;
  • Peer review HPLC and LC/MS data;
  • Report data and review reported results;
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Possess a general knowledge of chemistry fundamentals and the ability to perform concentration and solution calculations; ability to understand terminology and principals in order to comply with analytical methods;
  • Possess operational knowledge of LC/MS equipment, able to perform maintenance on equipment, and trouble shoot issues.
  • Possess strong computer skills with knowledge in Excel and Microsoft Word; experience with or ability to learn industry specific software such as our laboratory information management system.
  • Organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent problem solving capabilities; be able to work independently of supervision and work well with other analysts on the team;
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary to meet TAT.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemistry or related field
  • 3-4 years with liquid chromatography instrumental experience 

Physical Demands:

  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers and managers;
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware;
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment;
  • Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone; 

 

 

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

 

 

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. 

EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 

 

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