Laboratory Manager

Heidelberg, Mississippi

Responsible for the quality control/quality assurance programs for Company. Supervises hourly laboratory employees and provides technical advice for company personnel as well as customers. Participates in asphalt product development.


  • Develops, implements, and maintains quality control programs for the Company
  • Supervises hourly staff in the lab
  • Continually evaluates quality activities
  • Reviews and validates lab data. Prepares and sends Certificates of Analysis to DOTs and customers. Deals with customer complaints
  • Prepares lab operating and capital budgets. Recommends and buys lab equipment
  • Participates in hiring replacement lab personnel
  • Maintains records required for AMRL accreditation of the Asphalt lab
  • Assists in wastewater treatment plant water analysis
  • Assists in crude production areas to assure product quality
  • Work as team member with operational supervisors & managers to collect, analyze, and resolve issues with products
  • Provides sample testing to analyze Chemical Treating programs performance as TEAM member to mitigate corrosion losses
  • Provide lab equipment support for Emulsion Plant facilities as needed
  • Calculates blend formulas
  • Calculates effluent parameter (NPDES) discharge rates and prepares discharge monitoring reports
  • May assist in other areas of plant operations or management as time, inclination and need provide opportunity


  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year university in a technical/scientific field with 5 years experience (including 2 years of supervisory experience) is required
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have a valid driver license
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel is required
  • Must have background to recognize, troubleshoot and solve technical problems with analytical testing equipment including data acquisition and computer control equipment

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