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Assistant Lab Manager

MRI Tallahassee

Assistant Lab Manager

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Assistant Laboratory Manager to oversee the daily operations of our laboratory. As Assistant Laboratory Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the safety, efficiency, and accuracy of our laboratory processes while adhering to strict environmental and safety regulations.

Key Responsibilities:

Laboratory Oversight:

  • Manage and supervise laboratory staff, ensuring their training and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Oversee day-to-day laboratory operations, including sample analysis, testing, and data interpretation.
  • Maintain and calibrate laboratory equipment, ensuring accuracy and reliability of results.
  • Maintain and establish proper sampling procedures
  • Run melt, film, and IR instruments
  • Knowledge of all additives used as well as how they affect the process
  • Identify quality issues within the process and the proper channels to have them corrected
  • Communicate with the Production Supervisor/ Plant manager to address quality issues
  • Inspect line samples and make correct adjustments if needed
  • Responsible for Customer Resin Specifications in the AS400
  • Responsible for Supplier Audits when customers come on campus
  • Responsible for completion of documents from Sales Customers pertaining to quality (Examples: Supplier Questionnaires, BCP, Supplier Compliance Requests, etc.)
  • Responsible for providing/updating sales quality documents (REACH, CONEG, Conflict Materials, Prop 65, etc.)
  • Support for the Sales Team when a customer presents a quality issue (ex. feedback on an email and/or call)
  • Work closely with production when a CAR is submitted if pertaining to quality
  • ISO Audits

Compliance and Safety:

  • Ensure strict compliance with all relevant environmental, health, and safety regulations.
  • Develop and enforce safety protocols and best practices to minimize the risk of hazardous incidents.
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies to maintain necessary permits and documentation.

Quality Control:

  • Implement quality control procedures to guarantee the accuracy and reliability of analytical data.
  • Monitor and review laboratory test results, identifying and addressing any anomalies.

Data Management:

    • Maintain accurate records of laboratory tests, results, and analysis in accordance with regulatory requirements.
    • Prepare reports and documentation for internal and external stakeholders, like the Alabama Department of Emergency Management (ADEM)

    Inventory Management:

    • Manage laboratory inventory, including chemicals, reagents, and supplies, ensuring adequate stock levels.
    • Procure and manage the use of laboratory materials efficiently.

    Training and Development:

    • Provide training and guidance to laboratory personnel on safety, procedures, and compliance.
    • Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and emerging technologies.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related field
    • Proven experience (5+ years) in a laboratory management role
    • Proficiency in laboratory equipment operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
    • Familiarity with analytical techniques, including spectroscopy, chromatography, and wet chemistry methods.
    • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills with the ability to manage and motivate a team.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Detail-oriented with a commitment to quality, safety, and environmental stewardship.
    • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize tasks, and adapt to changing circumstances.

    Location: Montgomery-Troy, AL

    Relocation is available for this position

    Type: Full-time/Permanent/Exempt

    Salary Range: $100,000 – $125,000

    Please reach out to Kathy with any questions about the position at Kathy@mrrecruiter.com or 850-542-1927.

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