â¢ Oversees sample receiving, chemical extraction, sample preparation, analysis, quality, reporting and daily lab operations.
â¢ Oversee chemical analysis using HPLC as well as Microbiological analyses.
â¢ Responsible for ensuring chemistry and microbiology staff are qualified and trained for tasks assigned per internal quality system requirements.
â¢ Oversee hiring process for direct report resources.
â¢ Oversees and performs method development and improvement driving continuous improvement program to meet cost reduction and quality goals.
â¢ Ensuring SOP's are written, up-to-date and all methods have met all validation requirements for ISO 17025 and State of Maryland.
â¢ Develops, implements, and maintains appropriate quality control processes and procedures to guarantee accuracy of analysis and quality of results.
â¢ Performs review of all reported data and associated quality control, reports for delivery to clients and ensuring all reporting has been uploaded to appropriate databases for internet and regulatory access.
â¢ Responsible for overseeing instruments maintenances, maintenance programs and repairs.
â¢ Responsible for ensuring that inventory is properly maintained and ordered on time to meet production demands.
â¢ Degree: Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Agriculture, Laboratory Management, or related fields appropriate to the position OR 4-7 years combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
â¢ Applicant must have minimum of 3 years' experience supervising laboratory staff.
â¢ Ability to effectively plan, manage and oversee the work flow of the laboratory to ensure on time delivery of results
â¢ Ability to perform tasks in a high-volume production chemistry environment.
â¢ Ability to plan and schedule tasks in a complex laboratory environment to ensure on-time delivery
â¢ Knowledge of HPLC with additional metals analysis and microbiology knowledge a plus.
â¢ Demonstrated verbal and written communication and computer skills
â¢ Ability to read, speak, write, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions
â¢ Experience in hiring and training new laboratory staff of varying skill levels
â¢ Experience in method development, validation and implementation.
Send resume and cover letter in PDF format with salary expectations.
Out-state candidates may apply. Relocation expense will be covered.