Laboratory Director (Lauel, MD)

Laboratory Director (Lauel, MD)

07 Feb 2019

Laboratory Director (Lauel, MD)

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Laboratory Director


• Oversees sample receiving, chemical extraction, sample preparation, analysis, quality, reporting and daily lab operations.

• Oversee chemical analysis using HPLC as well as Microbiological analyses.

• Responsible for ensuring chemistry and microbiology staff are qualified and trained for tasks assigned per internal quality system requirements.

• Oversee hiring process for direct report resources.

• Oversees and performs method development and improvement driving continuous improvement program to meet cost reduction and quality goals.

• Ensuring SOP's are written, up-to-date and all methods have met all validation requirements for ISO 17025 and State of Maryland.

• Develops, implements, and maintains appropriate quality control processes and procedures to guarantee accuracy of analysis and quality of results.

• 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.

• Responsible for overseeing instruments maintenances, maintenance programs and repairs.

• Responsible for ensuring that inventory is properly maintained and ordered on time to meet production demands.


• 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.


• Applicant must have minimum of 3 years' experience supervising laboratory staff.

• Ability to effectively plan, manage and oversee the work flow of the laboratory to ensure on time delivery of results

• Ability to perform tasks in a high-volume production chemistry environment.

• Ability to plan and schedule tasks in a complex laboratory environment to ensure on-time delivery

• Knowledge of HPLC with additional metals analysis and microbiology knowledge a plus.

• Demonstrated verbal and written communication and computer skills

• Ability to read, speak, write, understand and follow English verbal and written instructions

• Experience in hiring and training new laboratory staff of varying skill levels

• 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.

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