**If you are a current or former employee of EMSL Analytical Inc. or LA TESTING please contact HR directly to inform them you have applied and submitted your information to a position.**

Asbestos/Microbiology Laboratory Manager

Location: Vancouver
Job Code: 12-99L-002
# of openings: 1

Description

EMSL Canada is seeking to expand its laboratory operations in Vancouver. This position is a full time opportunity. We are seeking a candidate who is experienced with asbestos and environmental microbiology analysis that has excellent communication skills and who is willing and able to commit to opening a laboratory. The desired candidate would be someone with a strong work ethic and a drive to be successful. If you are a knowledgeable, committed, driven individual, we’d like to talk to you.

 

We offer a competitive salary for someone with Asbestos Analytical experience in PLM/TEM/PCM and Environmental Microbiology Experience.  Commercial laboratory experience is strongly preferred.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:

Preparation and analysis of environmental samples using Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)

Preparation and analysis of environmental microbiology samples (spore traps and direct examination (tape lift, Bio tape, Bulk or swab)

Ensures that company policies are adhered to by departmental personnel

Ensures that work-scheduling procedures adequately address client needs

Provides Customer Service to Clients

Responsible for the data reported by the laboratory.

Ensures that QA standards are implemented, understood and administered, as per company policy.

Supports the QA Program

Submits all QC data reports on a monthly as directed.

Ensures that the laboratory maintains compliance with the policies and procedures documented in the Quality Assurance Manual and the requirements as documented in the ISO 17025 standard.

Establishes or adjusts work flow to meet TAT schedules.

Recommend measures to improve testing procedures and use of equipment.

Analyzes and resolves, or assists workers in solving analytical problems.

Other duties as assigned

 

Requirements

Position requires a B.S. in Sciences preferably Geology or Biology

Experience in an environmental commercial lab using PLM (Polarized Light Microscopy) and TEM (Transmission Electron Microscopy), and Environmental Microbiology analysis is highly preferred.

Previous lab management or supervisor experience is preferred, senior analysts are welcomed to apply

Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.

Knowledge of NLVAP and ISO 17025 procedures is a plus.
QA/QC experience in lab setting

This person must have excellent communication skills and have the ability to multi-task

Must be willing and able to work extra hours and weekends when needed to meet business demands

 

EMSL Canada/EMSL Analytical Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 





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