Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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City: New Orleans
SUMMARY: Through delegation from the Laboratory Manager, and in a safe, legal, and ethical manner, the Laboratory Supervisor oversees the routine analysis, testing, and other handling of samples, thus insuring the accurate and timely collection and reporting of information to clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Communicate, monitor, and enforce laboratory safety and housekeeping practices.
Organize and prioritize the laboratory work.
Assist in, or conduct, investigations of discrepancies to resolve problems with clients, and to inform management of required corrective action.
Maintain communication with clients and management regarding status of samples.
Communicate with management regarding routine needs of the Laboratory.
Report to Laboratory management objective input on technicians' performance.
Assist in the training efforts of the company.
Maintain an awareness of the abilities and personality of each technician.
Participate and take an active role in the BMT meetings and Safety Committee.
Assist in troubleshooting instrumentation problems, SQC practices, and instrument calibration.
To carry out the above responsibilities, and others which may be assigned, in a safe and ethical manner, and in a fashion which demonstrates support for the Company's Quality Policy, Business Ethics Policy, Vision and Strategy, and to exercise good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy in so doing.
Assist in monitoring, measuring, and assessing quality assurance practices and protocols for continual improvement.
Implement, provide direction, and evaluate SQC practices.
Through delegation, the Laboratory Supervisor carries the functional authority of the Laboratory Manager in regard to supervision of Laboratory Technicians in the routine, day-to-day operation of the Laboratory.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to employees in their work group or department.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add their work hours on their timecard. Able to analyze numerical reports from related laboratory machinery. Ability to perform basic methodology calculations.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSE, AND REGISTRATIONS: Valid driver's license is required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear; and taste and smell. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to fully utilize a breathing apparatus when required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Due to the difficulty and working space requirements of this position, it is difficult if not impossible to make reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with explosive material and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of radiation.
The noise level in the work environment is occasionally low to moderate.
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