28 days old

Laboratory Manager

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger
Waltham, MA 02451
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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger

Do you want to work for one of the top engineering firms in the country?

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger Inc. (SGH) is a national engineering firm that designs, investigates, and rehabilitates structures, building enclosures, and materials. Our award-winning work encompasses building, energy, civil/infrastructure, and science/defense projects in the United States, Canada, and more than thirty additional countries.

We want someone passionate about laboratory management and problem solving.

The Laboratory Manager, reporting to the Director of Applied Science & Research and working in our corporate headquarters will spend 50% or more of their time working directly on projects. They have direct responsibility for supervision and management for all aspects of the SGH Waltham laboratory, including staffing, quality, safety, accreditation, certifications, standards of practice, and on-time and on-budget delivery of services.

What Youll Be Doing:

  • Manage, direct, and mentor the laboratory staff (currently 10 staff).
  • Recruit and train laboratory staff; ensures that all staff have appropriate certifications and credentials.
  • Assist Director of Applied Science & Research in preparation of strategic plans for laboratory services at SGH; ensures execution of that plan as it pertains to the laboratory.
  • Lead preparation and execution of annual plans and budgets for laboratory services.
  • Assist with the preparation and execution of internal and external marketing plans for laboratory services.
  • Coordinate overall workload for on-time and on-budget delivery of services; accepts and assigns incoming work.
  • Manage individual laboratory projects and tasks.
  • Manage all laboratory and field equipment (total inventory), including maintenance, calibrations, service, and placements in other offices.
  • Ensures laboratory performs to corporate standards of practice and quality; primary quality sign-off for laboratory projects and tasks, and potentially laboratory projects and tasks from other office laboratories.

What Youll Need:

  • 8+ years of experience managing multiple staff working on diverse tasks in a small-team project environment. Construction, laboratory, or multi-faceted materials testing laboratory preferred.
  • BS in Engineering, Materials Science, or Project Management preferred
  • Strong management and leadership skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have a valid drivers license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report.

SGH has over 600 employees and offices in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York City, San Francisco, Southern California, Waltham, MA and Washington DC.

SGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we value diversity in our workforce. We are committed to providing equal opportunities to all job applicants and employees. We consider all qualified applicants and encourage individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to apply. If the application system is not accessible to you, or you need a reasonable accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email jobs@sgh.com.



Posted: 2020-12-21 Expires: 2021-01-21

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