Technical / Laboratory Manager - Appleton, WI

SGS Group Appleton , WI 54914

Posted 11 months ago

Primary Responsibilities:

Supervision and management of laboratory testing operations and staff. May include ISO-17025 testing programs, ISO-17020 inspection programs, and/or ISO 17065 product certification programs depending on specific technical management role.

Specifically These Responsibilities Are To:

  • P&L responsibility for assigned laboratory operations

  • Training and authorization of laboratory personnel and maintenance of training/authorization records.

  • Receive orders from clients on submitted samples, follow up on job progress and report status to clients.

  • Make recommendations to Operations Manager on upgrading laboratory.

  • Manage laboratory's calibration program to ensure instrument accuracy.

  • Manage laboratory's correlation studies to ensure measurement consistency.

  • Assure compliance with Quality Management System policies and procedures.

  • Develop work instructions or SOP's as needed for laboratory-specific needs.

  • Perform testing and analysis and/or write test reports as needed.

  • Review test reports produced by laboratory staff to ensure completeness and accuracy.

  • Ensure lab maintains HSE responsibilities under the guidance of the corporate (FF) QHSE engineer, involvement in risk assessment, accident investigation, ensuring that HSE instructions are followed, where relevant.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


College degree in technical discipline and/or minimum 5 years direct operational/management experience in laboratory supervision. Familiarity with ASTM and other testing methods and a good knowledge of other US Federal regulations covering quality, safety and performance testing.


Must be able to meet the following performance requirements:

  • Attend work regularly and predictably.

  • Work independently and with limited supervision.

  • Must take ownership of objectives and hold self accountable.

  • Maintain adequate knowledge of technology relating to the position.

  • Be analytical.

  • Be available for travel.

  • Have excellent communications and interpersonal relations skills.

Functional Competencies /

  • Computer and math skills: Windows-based computer programs including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc. Internet savvy.

Additional Information:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

If you are applying for a position within the United States and you have difficulty completing the on-line employment application because of a disability, please call 201-508-3149 for assistance and leave a message. You will be called back shortly. Please note, this phone number is not for general employment information, but is only for individuals who are experiencing difficulty applying for a position due to a disability.

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Technical / Laboratory Manager - Appleton, WI

SGS Group