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Laboratory Manager

Company: SGS North America
Location: Naperville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With over 97,000 employees in 130 countries and operating a network of more than 2,400 offices and laboratories, we provide services to almost every industry by assuring quality and safety of products and services.Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.Job Description SummaryResponsible for the supervision and management of the laboratory testing operations and staff which conduct the analysis and reporting of various products such as crude oils, fuel oils, middle distillates, petroleum and petrochemicals, LPG & LNG gases, etc.Job Functions

  • P&L responsibility for assigned Laboratory operations
  • Provide assistance to clients in explaining Laboratory analysis
  • Responsible for determining authenticity of Laboratory Certificates Analysis
  • Receive orders from clients on submitted samples; follow up on job progress and report status to clients
  • Provide recommendations to the Regional Laboratory Manager on upgrading laboratory
  • Participate in local marketing efforts
  • Maintain through understanding of sampling techniques
  • Assure compliance with Laboratory Q.A. Manual and Safety Manual
  • Perform testing and analysis, as well as other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Quality control of Laboratory solutions and standards
  • Identify emerging shifts in the industry through the review of competitive analysis coupled with the ability to make sound suggestions or recommendations to maintain competitive
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of laboratory staff
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Maintain current knowledge by attending seminars, lectures, meeting, and professional conferences.
  • At all times comply with the SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct.Qualifications Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Science, with an emphasis in Chemistry or other related field. (Required)
    • 7+ years of previous instrumentation and calibration experience in a chemistry lab setting, working with chemicals, petrochemicals, and petroleum products (Required)
    • 3 - 5 years in a management or supervisory role (Required)
    • Prior experience in oil and gas industry (Preferred)Licenses and Certifications
      • N/AKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
        • Must be able to work with all chemicals, petrochemicals, and petroleum products. (Required)
        • Excellent communication, writing, presentation and analytical skills (Required)
        • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously (Required)
        • Willingness and ability to work with minimal supervision and to effectively prioritize and schedule workload to meet requirements and deadlines. (Required)
        • Ability to work effectively under pressure. (Required)
        • Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues; quickly and efficiently completes tasks. (Required)
        • Ability to build and lead an effective team and foster a sense of collaboration to achieve goals. (Required)
        • Ability to synthesize information from a variety of sources into solutions. (Required)Computer Skills
          • Excellent knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.) (Required)Physical Demands of the Job
            • Stand: Occasionally
            • Move or traverse: Frequently
            • Sit: Frequently
            • Use hands: Frequently
            • Reach with hands and arms: Frequently
            • Climb or balance: None
            • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl: Occasionally
            • Talk/hear: Frequently
            • Taste/Smell: Occasionally
            • Lift/carry/push or pull: OccasionallyAdditional Information SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristics protected by law.To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call for assistance and leave a message. You will receive a call back. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

Keywords: SGS North America, Naperville , Laboratory Manager, Executive , Naperville, Illinois

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