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