Analytical Manager (Buffalo, NY) – Materion

  • Management
  • Fulltime
  • 2 years ago
  • Buffalo

Job Information

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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Experience : 10-15+years
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    Job Qualifications Bachelors

Job Description

At Materion, everyone is included, respected and offered opportunity to grow. Join us!

The Analytical Lab Manager provides leadership to the laboratory team, developing the systems, plans, and projects used by the lab in order to test product in support of Materion’s requirements for customers and the ISO 17025 management system. The Analytical Lab Manager reports to the Director of Quality .

You Will Have the Opportunity To:
• Lead the laboratory group (analytical and assay) in providing accurate, timely, and cost effective test results in support of Materion’s business goals.
• Responsible for the organizational, budgetary, or other planning as needed by the laboratory group in order to achieve goals and continuously improve.
• Provides effective project management and oversight to ensure that plans are executed.
• Function in the role of “Quality Manager” with regards to ISO 17025 certification.
• Maintain open and active communication with managers, reports, and other functions regarding work flow, issues, and opportunities for improvement.
• Provide supervision and development for laboratory team members, including timeclock management, training and development planning, regular feedback and review, and all other aspects of employee supervision.
• Develop, validate, and continuously improve the analytical equipment, test methods, and practices used in the lab to generate high quality and timely test results.
• Work with equipment OEMs and Materion personnel to provide technical support in relation to equipment, test methods, and practices. Examples include the selection, installation, maintenance, and method development for any equipment used in the lab.
• Author technical reports, project updates, and technical overviews on a regular basis, possibly including papers and patent applications as opportunities arise. Participate in improvement projects and problem solving teams.
• Perform as an information/ training resource to other lab staff, other Materion employees, and customers with regards to analytic capabilities and testing methodology.

• Preference will be given to candidates with a four-year degree (preferably in physics, chemistry, or engineering). High school diploma, technical school, or GED required at a minimum, coupled with 10 or more years of relevant analytical experience
• As this role requires effective communication with other employees and the comprehension of customer specifications and other technical documents, the individual must be very proficient in speaking and writing the English language.
• Sound decision making skills are a pre-requisite. Also, the individual must be able to take decisive action based on limited input and also determine when a decision requires supervisory input.
The selection of the person to be hired for this position is contingent on the candidate having export compliance eligibility for access to U.S. controlled technology which comes under the licensing jurisdiction of the U.S. Department of State, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the U.S. Department of Commerce, Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

The candidate selected will have to qualify as either a U.S. citizen, a U.S. National, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a Person Admitted into the U.S. as an Asylee or Refugee., a National of a country that is not prohibited from having access to U.S. controlled technology (via a letter of assurance), or a Person to be approved for an export license by the governing agency whose technology comes under its jurisdiction.

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