Wet Chemistry Lead, Fairfield, NJ

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POST DATE 9/10/2016
END DATE 11/30/2016

SGS North America Fairfield, NJ

Fairfield, NJ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


The position is responsible for the supervision of laboratory staff that provide chemical testing and analyses. He is also responsible for supervising day to day laboratory operation, scheduling of projects, significant report writing, and maintenance of technical capability.

* Supervise day to day laboratory operation and scheduling of projects.
* Train analyst on techniques and methods
* Assist Senior Laboratory Manager in performing Out of Specification Investigations, assess Deviations, Perform Corrective Action Preventive Action investigations.
* Perform testing in accordance with specified methods. Document activities in accordance with cGMP.
* Uses and operates any equipment or test apparatus and glassware in laboratory, with appropriate training. Also assists in maintenance and trouble shooting of testing equipment.
* May, under supervision and request of supervisor or manager, communicate with clients regarding time performance or problems encountered in the particular analysis.
* Assist in keeping inventory of laboratory chemicals and equipment necessary for the day to day functioning of the laboratory and in compiling list of supplies to be ordered when needed.
* Perform various QC activities as required to maintain the laboratory.
* May be assigned special or ad hoc projects as needed.


* Bachelor s or Master s degree in Chemistry or a related science degree and five or more years related analytical experience.
* General knowledge of chemistry and knowledge of various analytical techniques and methodologies.
* Must be able to communicate clearly in English and have solid communication skills including grammar and composition.
* Have excellent interpersonal skills.
* Ability to work well with others & independently.
* Proven time management skills and a strong attention to detail.
* Knowledge of another language besides English (French or Spanish) is an asset.


* 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, skill, and/or ability 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.
* SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

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