Company: Bureau Veritas
Skills: Laboratory Ops / Tech
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Pennsylvania, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


A WORLD LEADER IN TESTING, INSPECTION & CERTIFICATION SERVICES

Bureau Veritas offers dynamic, exciting employment opportunities with an attractive salary/benefit package and an opportunity to play a vital role with a global organization. If you would enjoy working in a dynamic environment and are looking for an opportunity to become part of a stellar team of professionals, we invite you to apply online today.

Bureau Veritas 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, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics.

This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel actions.

  • General Description of Responsibilities
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in performing chemical and physical tests required for quality control of processes and products by performing the following duties.
  • Specific Responsibilities
  • Advises assistant managers, supervisors, and technicians on special test procedures to ensure the overall quality of submitted materials.
  • Overall responsible for SQC, calibrations and quality assurance of the laboratory.
  • Overall responsible to ensure all Quality Assurance Programs are designed, implemented and utilized by laboratory personnel.
  • Randomly analyzes test information to determine operating efficiency of process or equipment and to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Confers with scientists or engineers to conduct analyses, interpret test results or develop nonstandard tests.
  • Directs adjustments to formulas and processes based on test results.
  • Directs personnel to conduct research in developing custom products and investigates complaints on existing products.
  • Reports to work punctually and observes all Inspectorate applicable federal and state regulations and standards, terminal, refinery, and/or vessel requirements, including quality, safety and environmental standards.
  • Supports the ISO certificate(s) and assists in the corrective/preventive actions process.
  • Assists in monitoring, measuring, and assessing corporate quality assurance practices and protocols for continual improvement.
  • Recommends measures to improve testing procedures, use of equipment, and needs for new equipment.
  • Analyzes and resolves or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Overall responsible for ensuring the proper amount of supplies and resources are on hand to efficiently run laboratory operations at required levels.
  • Supports and participates in Inspectorate's Business Management System, including QHSE compliance.
  • As directed, handles all disciplinary matters in a fair and consistent manner and maintains open communication with Division Manager and the HR department.
  • Represent Inspectorate by appearance and conduct. Behaves ethically at all times..
  • Carries out all responsibilities in a supportive manner with total adherence to: the Company's Health, Safety and Environmental Policies and Procedures; Business Management System; Compliance and Ethics Policies; and exercises good judgment, common sense, and diplomacy.
  • Supervision Exercised
  • Manages assistant managers and supervisors who supervise all employees in the laboratory; responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of this unit.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws; including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  • Supervision Received
  • This position reports to Division/Assistant Manager and/or Director of Laboratories.
  • Education and Experience Requirements
  • Prefer bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; five to ten years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. ASTM experience preferred.
  • Core Competencies
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the normal knowledge, skill, and/or ability levels required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to apply common-sense understanding to complex situations and able to prepare and/or follow instructions in written, oral, or diagrammatic form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • physical demands
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee able to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle and feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, smell and occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds (with assistance). Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • work environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Depending on location site, while performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near explosive material and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold and/or heat; possibly working in enclosed spaces. The noise level is usually moderate.

  • *Change History details from prior revisions are available upon request from the Support Services Department.

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    Created in 1828, Bureau Veritas is a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

    As a trusted partner, Bureau Veritas offers innovative solutions that go beyond simple compliance with regulations and standards, reducing risk, improving performance and promoting sustainable development.

    Bureau Veritas core values include integrity and ethics, impartial counsel and validation, customer focus and safety at work.


    Bureau Veritas is recognized and accredited by major national and international organizations.