Lab Supervisor


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Calgary, AB - (CAN) 734 7th Avenue Southwest Suite 240 AB Calgary , AB T2P 3P8

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Manpower is currently hiring a Lab Supervisor for a permanent full time position with our client in the Petrochemical Industry. This role will be located in the Edmonton area


* Review lab facility and equipment to identify any gaps.

* Ensure building arrangement and infrastructure will meet requirements

* Review and identify compliance and production analytical and sampling requirements

* Identify, set up, train and administrate the LIMS (Lab Information Management System)

* Develop Lab Team Roles &Responsibilities, work schedules and complete the required hiring

* Develop lab occupational hygiene program and incorporate into testing procedures

* Understand the Lab requirements to meet the Laboratory Code requirement for the Operations Code of Responsible Care and build this into the plans, procedures and processes within the lab

* Lead or support the setup of any field analytical testing that may be required by Operations or maintenance

* Develop ISO program to support laboratory meeting customer analytical requirements

* Lead the overall lab operation and building to ensure a high level of safety and occupational hygiene are maintained in the lab

* Set work priorities for lab staff and ensure the lab operation adheres to the elements of good lab practice such as written methods of analysis, verifiable training of lab technicians and applicable standards of quality control and quality assurance

* Accountable for the development and stewardship of the lab operating budget Develop and audit the Lab requirements to meet the Laboratory Code requirement for the Operations Code of Responsible Care

* Support the investigations into any non-compliance, safety or reliability incidents from an analytical and lab perspective to identify root cause and mitigations

Education, Skills and Experience:

* Chemistry Degree or a Chemistry Technology Diploma with a demonstrated strong analytical chemistry aptitude

* 10 years' experience in analytical chemistry in an industrial laboratory environment with 5 or more years at a supervisory level

* Experience with instrumentation, test material, wet test methods and ASTM testing processes

* Strong preference for candidates with previous laboratory experience in testing of polymers for commercial sale as well as previous petrochemical or refinery experience

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