To efficiently and effectively operate the characterization laboratory area and supervise the assigned technicians and scientists.
As defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, these include the following responsibilities, minimum job knowledge, skills, and abilities. This is not necessarily an all-inclusive listing.
Provide leadership, training and hands-on support to work teams and individuals.
Ensure compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
Plan/schedule activities and meet posted schedules.
Investigate new equipment and analytical methods of characterizing materials and products.
Support custom R&D measurement needs and reporting
Facilitate interactions with external laboratories and vendors
Create and revise characterization operating procedures
Work with quality to design and implement structured calibration/standardization procedure for all instruments in characterization area.
Development and continued maintenance of routine procedures for qualifying new traceable and in-house standards.
Ensure production data reports are compiled. Ensure analysis results are archived properly.
Enforce safety and area rules and ensure exemplary general housekeeping within work area.
General employee supervision and performance management, including maintaining attendance records; approve overtime and time off, drafting employee performance reviews.
Review resumes, interview candidates and make hiring recommendations as needed.
All other duties as assigned related to creating/providing an effective Characterization operation.
Ensure that the Company’s management principles, policies and programs are consistently practiced and continually support the Affirmative Action Plan.
Assume fiduciary responsibility for operating the business and provide recommendations on cost improvement measures.
Ensure that the Performance Management program is administered uniformly and effectively.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Experience:
Masters degree in Materials Science, Chemistry or Engineering
At least four years’ experience in a service laboratory environment.
Good math, physics, written and oral communication skills
Mechanically and electronically inclined
Able to work efficiently and effectively with little supervision
PC’s, Windows, general office software
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