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Inorganics Manager - Eurofins Environment Testing New England - North Kingstown, RI

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
North Kingstown, Rhode Island, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 16, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

The Metals Department Manager is responsible for the overall operations of a specific laboratory area. These responsibilities include but are not limited to meeting client satisfaction goals, managing the human resources within the department, and ensuring health and safety and quality assurance plan compliance. Serves as a technical resource to department employees, as well as Project Managers, sales personnel, and clients. Make recommendations to laboratory management in regard to process improvements.

Metals Department Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Lead team, schedule, and train employees
  • Ensure adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations
  • Ensure coverage and performance
  • Foster morale and teamwork
  • Develops and monitors group analysis schedules based on current and projected workloads and staffing.
  • Accountable to meet On Time Delivery goal of greater than 90% within department.
  • Responsible for the consistent and proper use of backlog training and update process.
  • Supervises analyses on potentially hazardous samples.
  • Reviews and interprets results from samples analyzed.
  • With Quality Control, determines acceptable corrective actions for the nonconformance occurring within his/her group.
  • Interviews and evaluates candidates for job openings within area of responsibility.
  • Initiates improvements to procedures process, work methods, equipment performance and quality of service.
  • Responsible for upholding and enforcing Company policies, including but not limited to, Quality, Safety, Standard Operating Procedures, Ethics, and Harassment.
  • Develops and reviews standard operating procedures for the group, as needed, to address new or revised analytical methods.
  • Acts as problem solver for unique technical situations, making recommendations on data acceptability.
  • Communicates department issues and provides status reports to Laboratory Director and Project Managers.
  • Recommends process improvements to improve efficiency.
  • Sets standards for and monitors productivity within the group
  • Responsible for controlling costs within the group.
  • Conducts subordinate annual formal performance evaluations, goals and development.
  • Responsible for maintenance of inventory within his/her group.
  • Monitors subordinates' work daily to ensure both satisfactory productivity as well as compliance.
  • May prepare and analyze samples for analysis based on method requirements.
  • May upload data files to reporting system.
  • May review data produced in assigned department and authorizes its release.
  • Responsible for upholding and enforcing Company policies, including but not limited to, Quality, Safety, Standard Operating Procedures, Ethics, and Harassment.
  • Expected to champion Health & Safety and assume ownership for the safety of those employees within her/his responsibility.
  • Participates in subordinates career planning process, evaluations, and training. Initiates actions leading to their professional development (targeted training, temporary job assignments, etc.)
  • Interprets company, divisional and laboratory policies and procedures to subordinates.
  • Trains subordinates on work procedures.
  • Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as promotions, transfers, bonus distribution, disciplinary measures or termination actions.

The Ideal Candidate Would Possess
  • Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills
  • Analytical and/or General Science
  • Quality Assurance
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Laboratory safety rules and chemical hazards
  • Maintenance of laboratory instruments
  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory procedures and methodology
  • Ability to follow Human Resource policies and procedures
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Supervisory and management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple priorities
  • Complete work within time and quality constraints
  • To confront and successfully resolve both day-to-day and non- routine, complex problems
  • Ability to plan, set and attain goals
  • Effectively train employees on SOP's
  • Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Qualifications

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

BS degree in Science (preferably chemistry) from an accredited university.

Minimum of 8 years analytical chemistry experience or equivalent training experience with 5 years leading a team

Must have experience running ICP and ICP-MS

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Full-time position, Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates MAY apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Government vaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.
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