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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 5:43 PM

Essential Job Functions: The Technical Director is responsible for production groups related to generating data and handling samples. They ensure the timely and profitable production of chemical measurement services. The Technical director provides staff development services, career path evaluations and ensures the lab staff is developing necessary skills and abilities for the work today and in the future. The Technical Director is the laboratoryA?s lead test and measurements technical resource, responsible for improving procedures and implementation of new technologies to reduce costs, and maximize operating efficiencies by effectively managing and developing available technology solutions. The Technical Director improves efficiencies by minimizing down:time and maximizing instrument through:put and assisting the Group Leaders in training staff to operate new and existing test and measurement equipment.There may be two technical directors within the same business unit as long as their responsibilities are separate and well defined. Role and Responsibilities: Coordinate work scheduling and laboratory resource allocationMeet TAT, financial, and quality objectivesSupervise and manage adherence to QA/QC, hold time and turnaround requirements Assesses production capacity, and provides solutions for human resources, technical, and quality issuesAssign and clearly communicating operational prioritiesAllocate lab resources to meet client schedule and requirementsSupervise Group Leaders, supervisors, and staffAssist with and conducting employee performance reviews and auditsProjecting staffing needs: hiring and firing staff QA: Corrective actions related to staff training and performanceBachelors degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualifications.The Technical Director will meet all of the requirements of a Group Leader plus have technical expertise for most of the assays performed throughout their areas of responsibility. The Technical Director must meet the requirements of the accrediting body(ies) of the laboratory. Preferred Skills Understands methodology and instrumentationStrong scientific and chemistry expertise Analytical thinking to solve technical problemsStrong Research and Development SkillsEffective communication skillsSuperior time management abilitiesStrong personal skills


• Location: East Bay

• Post ID: 83347122 eastbay is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017