Laboratory Manager (m/f)

  • Degree in Chemistry or science related field
  • 5+ years analytical laboratory experience
  • 3+ years experience within the chemical
  • 3+ years of leadership experience
  • Develop, implement and validate analytical methods including R&R study
  • Supervise analytical lab activities in order to ensure production schedule and customer deliveries are met
  • Ensure lab SOPs are in place, up-to-date and followed
  • Ensure SAP master data and quality operational information are kept up-to-date including inventory status
  • Plan and coordinate execution of maintenance program for lab systems / equipments
  • Ensure lab supplies are available and handled according to EHSA and Quality guidelines
  • Manage laboratory monthly spend and implement corrective measures in case of deviation from Budget
  • Interact with other department (e.g. production) in order to reduce QC effort, lab work-load and production cycle time
  • CLP focal point for Quality Assurance topics including special standards (e.g. GMP)
  • Support investigation and troubleshooting on equipment / process / product problems
  • Lead non-conformance investigation (root cause analysis) and follow up on action plan
  • Perform internal audits in order to ensure process control and support new product introduction on quality aspects
  • Strive for implement latest and most efficient technology to support high performance operation across the site
  • Ensure adherence with Quality, Safety, Environmental and Health local and Clariant standards in area of responsibility
  • Contribute towards sustainability / environmental targets on daily work as well as on projects managed
  • Contribute to Process Safety activities (e.g. process risk analysis)
  • Ensure resources are aligned with Lab operation requirement including hiring and replacement actions
  • Ensure personnel development & training program is in place and closely monitored
  • Ensure Performance Management program with clear targets and follow up action is in place

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Clear Lake, Texas [USA]