Metals Department Manager - Eurofins TestAmerica - Pensacola, FL
Eurofins

Pensacola, Florida

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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.

Group's key figures are approx. 5.4 billion Euros turnover, over 900 laboratories across 50countries and about 55,000 staff.

Job Description

Eurofins Environment Testing is searching for a Department Manager I in Pensacola Florida.

The Department Manager I is responsible for the overall operations of the Metals 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.

Department Manager I 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

Experienced in analytical chemistry of heavy metals via ICP, ICPMS, CVAA, and CVAF

• 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:

Experienced in analytical chemistry of heavy metals via ICP, ICPMS, CVAA, and CVAF

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

• Minimum of 4 years analytical chemistry experience or equivalent training experience with 3 years as supervisor

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

Additional Information

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination 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.

We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

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

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

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

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination 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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