Lab Services Manager
Company: Lighthouse Professional Services
Posted on: February 16, 2021
For almost 50 years, Lighthouse Professional Services has worked
to provide full-service consulting and staffing partnerships to
clients in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire,
and the Carolinas. Our innovative solutions can reach all areas
within your firm including: Administrative, Information Technology,
Engineering, Finance, Clerical and Light Industrial.
Lighthouse Professional Services committed to the success of the
companies, candidates, and employees we serve. We invest in
excellent working partnerships, powered by people.
We are currently seeking a Quality Control Laboratory Manager in
Stratford, CT. for our client's QC Lab. This individual will be
responsible for the day-to-day operation of the QC Lab and
Position Summary and Special Duties:
As a (an) your day-to-day duties will consist of and may not be
limited to: The main function of the Manager of Lab Services is to
ensure the QC Lab can test/analyze effectively to distinguish good
product from bad. The manager is also responsible for the
day-to-day operation of the Lab including, but not limited to,
management of Lab staff, maintaining all QC Lab functions, methods
and instruments and ensuring a safe working environment
incorporating Good Lab Practices and company policies. This person
Oversees a team of lab technicians responsible for ensuring that
the quality of our raw materials, intermediates and final products
is determined accurately, consistently, and efficiently. They will
lead efforts to analyze data, identify trends and flag and resolve
quality issues. They will oversee method development and
improvement and represent your team in assessment and resolution of
production quality issues. This person will have a degree in
chemistry with a focus on analysis of both organic and inorganic
Maintains staffing levels to maximize productivity and minimize
Maintains a staff of qualified, trained, and high performing
personnel who can perform all analysis needed to distinguish good
and bad product.
Develops staff and conducts performance reviews in accordance with
standards and duties as outlined in employee's job
Develops and manages departmental budgets including capital
Develops department goals to align with corporate objectives and
Demonstrates and promotes the Company's Values and Codes of
Oversees day-to-day operation of lab to ensure quality control.
Responsible for all analyses and record keeping including testing
that complies with, GLP and GMP rules and regulations.
Responsible for evaluation of finished product, raw materials, in
process and R&D samples.
Develops and maintains laboratory policy, chemical hygiene plan and
Updates and keeps accurate and detailed documentation of all
testing, inspection, and analyses.
Maintain and develop new and existing customer relationships-may
include travel to customer site and/or customer visits.
Does all method development on current processes and new processes
up to and including research to find method/instrumentation?
Maintains stock at reasonable levels to conduct lab functions.
Responsible for quality and acceptability of incoming raw materials
including new vendor approval.
Reports all critical lab developments to appropriate personnel
(Production, Product Owners) and the President.
Responsible for troubleshooting problems with analytical
instruments, repair equipment as needed, scheduling maintenance &
repairs and contract management.
Ensures the lab has representation on project teams or cross
Bachelor of Science or Master of Science or higher in Chemistry
3-5 years as lab technician PLUS minimum 3-5 years overseeing a
team of lab techs.
Experience with a wide range of QC equipment hardware and software
(HPLC, GPC, IR, UV, Karl Fischer, % solids, AA, etc.)
Experience using analytical methods to help identify and resolve
quality issues in production.
Strong design method development and review experience
Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze and draw conclusions from
Experience with tools and approaches for successfully engaging
Project management and leadership experience
Duration: Direct Hire
Location: Stratford, CT.
Salary: Depending on Experience
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations
and any references.
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