ALS USA Inc./ALS Canada Ltd

  • Laboratory Director

    Location US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Posted Date
    5 months ago(10/24/2018 3:40 PM)
    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:

    We are seeking a Laboratory Director to oversee the Rochester, New York facility.


    ALS Environmental


    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Oversees the daily operations of an Environmental laboratory.  Works with all laboratory departments to ensure work is processed in accordance with client requirements.  This includes staffing, equipment, training, systems access, and appropriate workspace.
    • Ensure EBIT expectations are met through oversight of facility operational processes, procedures, accounts, staffing and other applicable efficiencies.  Develop and implement improvements when necessary.
    • Works closely with Quality Assurance and Technical Managers to ensure laboratory data meets all applicable method criteria, client criteria, and meets the requirements of accrediting bodies.
    • Oversees worksite safety, including ensuring adherence to all OSHA requirements and internal policies; identifying potentially hazardous conditions and addressing them promptly.
    • Participates in production meetings, safety meetings, safety inspections, monthly employee meetings and all incident investigations.
    • Works closely with local and corporate Sales staff and Project Management to continually develop new and existing business.
    • Provide weekly and monthly laboratory reports as required.  Develops annual laboratory budget and works with Technical Sales Representatives to develop revenue budgets.
    • Work with corporate and local Human Resources and Accounting staff to ensure laboratory compliance with company goals, guidelines, and requirements.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • 3+ years related work experience in an Environmental Laboratory Supervisory or other management level role.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, LIMS, and Internet based reference libraries.
    • Possess excellent customer relation skills including the ability to assist sales and marketing with client visits and presentations.
    • The ability to promote staff development and manage conflicts as necessary.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Some travel required.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelors Degree in science or related field.
    • At least 3 years’ experience as a Department Manager, Laboratory Supervisor, Laboratory Manager, or Project Manager preferred.

     Physical Demands:

    • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with staff, management, and clients.
    • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate computer and other equipment.
    • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports.
    • Ability to travel to client locations to promote new business.


    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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    EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities 


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