Laboratory And Developmental Casting Manager

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation Heath , OH 43056

Posted 2 days ago

The Laboratory and Developmental Casting Manager will manage and lead a group of three lab technicians and three engineers with in the laboratory and the developmental caster. The Laboratory Manager will implement a high standard "Best In Class" with in the laboratory facility with the intent that the developmental caster and laboratory will be a customer showcase.

  • Key Role: Management

  • Planning and Scheduling, materials, manpower, budgets, and spending

  • Coordinating resources with necessary plant and other personnel

  • Coordinate multi-layered plant resources and stake holders

  • Assess talent and understand skill gaps and drive towards resolution

  • Motivate Laboratory Technicians and Project Engineers

  • Articulate and effectively communicate mission to employees

  • Firm, Fair, and Consistent with laboratory assistants and engineers

  • Maintain an Advanced Engineering ethos of Customer Support

  • Ability to set up a laboratory and maintain laboratory utilizing 5s methodologies

  • Develop, document and ensure adherence to laboratory procedures (SOPs)

  • Focus on internal and industry standards

  • Run, document, validate and revise plans depending on the experimental results

  • Conclude projects and articulate results through verbal and report writing

  • Write Technical Reports from projects or Laboratory Work

  • Intellectually curious and inherent drive question "WHY", research and learn more

  • A high sense of honesty, integrity, and urgency

Job Requirements

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Material Science or Metallurgical preferred)

  • 8 10 years Management experience with 3 or more years of Laboratory work or supervision and/or technical project work

  • Technical Report Writing

  • Statistical problem solving skills

  • Leadership by example

  • Excellent problem solving skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Lean manufacturing knowledge and or Lean Six Sigma


Bachelor's Degree

Career Level


Job Type



Advanced Engineering

20 - 30%

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Laboratory And Developmental Casting Manager

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation