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Laboratory Director

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Aalborz Chemical LLC
Physical Address
4400 Ringwood Road
Ringwood, IL 60072
Job Description

Responsible for overall laboratory operations in the Ringwood warehouse with attention to consistent implementation of policies, procedures and business practices for all employees, including our ISO Accreditation parameters; responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory and for the selection and establishment of appropriate test methodology; interact with clients and projects requiring multiple resources and effectively facilitate inter-company and interdepartmental initiatives and interactions to best meet the needs of the client and project; participate in large project proposals with attention to profitability and client satisfaction; participate in trade and professional associations to promote the company with the goal of increasing sales and promoting our business locally, regionally and nationwide; attend internal and external audits; foster smoothly running laboratory functions through timely and effective resolution of disruptions (i.e. equipment maintenance, purchases and laboratory supplies); ensure the attainment of company objectives through the selection, development, motivation and evaluation of lab staff; manage the laboratory operation relating to hiring, termination, and performance management issues; attend and run various daily, weekly and monthly meetings; evaluate new materials for efficiency in their fields; implement QC practices where beneficial to company goals; and oversee small scale blending and evaluation.

Requires a Master’s degree in Chemistry or related field and a minimum 2 years’ experience as a Chemist, Chemistry Technician, Research Assistant or closely related occupation. Also requires 2 years’ related lab experience in analytical chemistry instrumentation, method development, and operational knowledge of GC-MS, FTIR, UV-VIS, and LC-MS; experience with Organic Chemistry and relevant reactions, polymerization mechanisms, kinetics and thermodynamics; experience with Rheometric; experience with International Organization for Standardization (ISO); experience with Sanitation Standard Operating Procedures (SSOP’s) and a HACCP plan (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point) measurements; and experience working with LIMS. Pre-employment processing for this position requires passing background checks. Located at Aalborz Chemical, LLC d/b/a Aal Chem in Ringwood, IL. Email resume and cover letter to

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