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.
Job Summary: Responsible for the overall operation of the laboratory with direct control of those actions that assure accurate and timely results and services. In addition, the position directly supports and helps to achieve the objectives of the company, which are:
These company objectives are the dominant influence in the day-to-day guidance and direction provided by this position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Education and Experience: B.S. in Chemistry or equivalent. Five years of chemistry laboratory management experience including classical chemistry analysis and instrumentation. At least five years of hands-on experience with classical chemistry analytical techniques including, but not limited to: titrations, distillations, acid extractions, organic extractions, etc. Minimum three years of hands-on laboratory experience with at least two of the following analytical instrumentation techniques: UV-Vis, IC, AA, GF, ICP, GC, LC, and HPLC. Proven ability to develop and set-up analytical methods for commercial testing. Quality assurance/control experience with ISO 17025 or other quality standard associated with laboratory protocols. Extensive experience with Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
In addition, an individual will need the following personal attributes:
Physical, Mental, and Visual Skills: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position requires the ability to read and understand English, verbalize in English, and perform procedures as written.
Employees are required to use fine hand manipulation, visually examine specimens and systems, and monitor instruments and other equipment via audible beepers and/or visual light systems. It also requires critical analysis skills and the ability to focus on multiple tasks simultaneously.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required (at least 50% of the time) to stand, bend, push, pull, stoop and crouch. The employee must routinely lift (with both hands) and /or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move heavier loads with assistance.
Specific vision requirements include the ability to see at close range, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Typical Work Schedule: Day shift with irregular start and/or stop time Monday through Friday. Work may also include other shifts and/or times to fill vacancies. Weekend work and holiday work is frequently required. Work schedule dictated by plant operations. May be required to be on call during off hours and take turns on Weekend Report Schedule.
Typical Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Laboratory and office setting. Fast-paced, stressful environment. Problems must be resolved quickly. Root causes of problems must be identified and dealt with promptly. Most activities have associated time constraints. Always more than one activity going on at any given time. Possible contact with infectious materials, biohazards and unpleasant odors.
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.
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