ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • Project Manager

    Location US-TX-Houston
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(8/31/2018 11:21 AM)
    Regular Full-Time
  • 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 work with customers to determine their analytical needs, coordinates with laboratory and administrative staff to ensure that these needs are understood, and ensures that the service provided adequately meets these defined needs.


    ALS Environmental


    Client Responsibilities:

    • Establish a working relationship with client.
    • Identify clients analytical needs and how the lab can address these needs.
    • Plan analytical program to meet these needs.
    • Keep client informed of progress of work.
    • Report findings and results back to client.
    • Communicate client concerns/issues to lab management.
    • Keep client informed of new developments and lab services.
    • Provides quotations and job specifications for specific work.

    Reporting and QA/QC Responsibilities

    • Work with client and lab to define project specifications.
    • Communicate project schedule to lab.
    • Work with Sample Management to ensure proper type and number containers are provided.
    • Review incoming work to ensure work requests are properly specified according to project requirements.
    • Track as required projects through the lab keeping client and lab personnel appraised of progress.
    • Prepare, review, and approve invoices for specific work orders.
    • Ensure consistent reporting formats for clients.
    • Review reported data against historical results for consistency.
    • Responsible for meeting QA objectives for specified projects.
    • Approves certified analytical reports.
    • Brings problems or issues relative to work to the QA Coordinator, Lab Operations, or Lab Management for study and resolution.
    • At times may be involved with QAP development. 
    • May participate in specific marketing activities (i.e., trade show booths), if appropriate. 
    • Identifies and communicates to management on new marketing opportunities and other issues. 
    • Works closely with SMO, Lab Operations, QA/QC, and administrative staff to keep everyone informed as appropriate on client issues and projects.

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
    • Motivational skills.
    • Organizational skills.
    • Ability to use (or learn to use) LIMS and other computer software for logins, program specs, invoicing, and other required tasks.
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage several projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to prepare quotes and basic proposals.
    • Ability to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
    • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office


    Required Qualifications:

    • Prefer degree in Chemistry or any related science with 5+ years of experience in analytical laboratory operations.
    • Minimum 5 years experience as an environmental laboratory project manager and 5 years experience in analytical laboratory operations.

     Physical Requirements:

    • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with staff, management, and clients.
    • Able to sit, and /or stand for 100% of an 8 hour day.
    • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate computer and other equipment.
    • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.


    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"



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