Chemistry Lab Manager

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POST DATE 8/9/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

JAS Buffalo, NY

Buffalo, NY
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* Supervise laboratory operations to maintain quality and efficiency
* Interviewing, hiring, training and mentoring employees
* Evaluate performance of assigned personnel, monitor performance action plans for employees, improve operational efficiencies by focusing on customer service and maximizing production and profit
* Will direct work flow and provide guidance
* Maintain harmony in the workplace and professional business demeanor at all times
* Ensure that sound chemical techniques are applied to the daily workload
* Ensure that all required equipment is in place and properly functioning
* Ensure that all quality control procedures and documentation are in compliance
* Oversee laboratory departmental staff meetings
* Supervise non-routine projects per client request and as assigned
* Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of industry issues and trends
* Adjust workflow as required
* Periodically review and visually audit laboratory staff to ensure compliance with methods
* Manage and maintain stability protocol
* Maintain lab equipment including calibration, and preventive maintenance
* Calculate ingredient amounts for BPR's which require potency adjustments


* Bachelor's degree in Chemistry
* Minimum 10 years' experience in chemistry testing and analysis
* Minimum 10 years people management experience
* Experience with cGMP, FDA, and USP
* Working knowledge/experience with HPLC, GC, FT-IR, Autotitractors, Gravimetric and wet chemical analysis
* Familiar with Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
* Helpful but not required, knowledge of regulatory compliance for Federal and State EPA requirements and product formulation