Lab Manager

Michigan City, IN

Posted: 09/23/2022 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 934.22TM Pay Rate: 70,000 - 90,000 Experience:

Job Description

Lab Manager

The duties and responsibilities of the Lab Manager will include:

Expanding QA/QC/RD laboratory seeks an experienced laboratory professional to ensure that the company’s certified reference materials and raw materials meet and exceed all necessary requirements.  The Laboratory Manager will work to ensure product performance, execution of best practices, and aid in developing future work methods and process that lead to ongoing improvements in both our product and the work environment.  This position is responsible for promoting a safe working culture and environment throughout the laboratory.

This is a unique opportunity to make a direct impact on the laboratory operations, its future strategic direction and processes.

  • Day to day operations of the inorganic’s laboratory
  • Reports to our Chief Chemist and Director of Operations
  • Work with our Chief Chemist and Director of Operations in the design, construction and outfitting of our lab expansion for both capacity and capabilities expansion
  • Ensures adequate resources for the laboratory including personnel, supplies, and instrumentation
  • Supervise department staff/resources
    • Assigns daily work to laboratory technicians
    • Ensure proper training and development of staff
  • Maintain the laboratories ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034 accreditation in conjunction with our Quality Department. Develops, modifies, verifies, and validates laboratory methods
  • Reviews analytical results provided by laboratory technicians for certification of materials
  • Identifies external laboratories with appropriate accreditation for round-robin analyses
  • Ensures impartiality and confidentiality are maintained within the laboratory environment
  • Oversees the inventory for the laboratory
  • Determines production needs and quantities
  • Operates and maintains instrumentation as well as verifies status of calibrated equipment as required
  • Assists with investigation of customer complaints related to the laboratory products
  • Purchases laboratory supplies, as needed, and maintains budget for the laboratory
  • Submit detailed reports to appropriate executives
  • Seek opportunities for operational improvements and develop new efficient procedures
  • Work with our technical team on product development

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at

JO:  934.22TM

Job Requirements

Technical Qualifications:

  • Requires a BS/BA (Masters welcomed) in a relevant field with appropriate experience and/or 8-12 years of experience in a laboratory setting
    • Preference for inorganic analysis focus
  • Must have a successful leadership experience in managing the analytical, quality, productivity, cost, safety, and environmental compliance aspects of the on-site laboratory operation
  • Familiarity with various analysis (elemental analysis, OES, XRF, ICP, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, AA, TGA, TOC, Mercury) techniques and equipment
  • Direct experience with ISO 17025 & ISO 17034
  • Desire and willingness to work on special projects as needed
  • Proficient in office software (Microsoft Office, Google Suite, or similar)

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Tory Mack at

JO:  934.22TM

Meet Your Recruiter

Tory Mack
Technical Recruiter

What I Do:

I am proud to be part of the CPS flagship division, Industrial Laboratory. Our company started in order to serve the industrial chemicals industry, one of the backbones of the U.S. economy, by bringing together talented technical specialists with the companies that need them. I recruit and place people in the following positions:

  • Formulation/Product Development
  • Organic and Polymer Synthesis
  • Application Chemistry
  • Technical Service
  • Process Chemistry
  • Analytical/Method Development
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Quality Assurance/Quality Control
  • Group Leader/R&D Manager

My Recruiting Philosophy:

When working with you as a candidate I have 3 goals:

Listen and ask questions to find out what the right opportunities look like for you

Connect you with active openings and interested companies based on your criteria

Educate you throughout the interview process to help you become a standout candidate for each individual opportunity

About Me:

I grew up in Southern Indiana and moved to the greater Chicago area 10 years ago. My education is in opera and music, so I enjoy anything and everything related to the arts! I love helping people through recruiting – I believe the right career move is one of the most important decisions a person can make and it is a privilege to be a part of that process.

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