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Organics Department Manager Job in Marietta, Ohio US

Organics Department Manager

Microbac Laboratories, Inc - Marietta, OH

Posted: 4/7/2020 - Expires: 7/6/2020

Job ID: 217173727

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Microbac serves our clients with the utmost expertise and respect for their market requirements, constraints and challenges. We embody a company-wide commitment to exceptional customer experience, which has been refined over nearly 50 years of trusted, analytical and measurement experience.

Through our network of laboratories, offices, and field services, we have the flexibility to meet the unique requirements for each client, project and scope.

As a privately held third-party testing company, Microbac operates with a commitment to safety, quality and compliance. Our diverse work portfolio includes broad accreditation offerings and tested insights across the environmental, food and nutrition and life science markets.


We are currently seeking a full-time Organic Department Manager for our lab in Marietta, OH. This position is responsible for supervising department operations.


Responsible for supervising department staff
Following established SOP's and adhering to state, federal and other accrediting body requirements, prepare and process samples, and collect information about the composition of substances to support the analytical testing needs of clients, for such purposes as quantitative analysis, and product development
Prepare necessary standards, solutions, reagents, and samples for sample analyses
Utilize specialized laboratory equipment and instrumentation to process and analyze samples
Perform equipment and instrumentation set up and maintenance as needed
Accurately record observations and data and basic interpretation of data
Maintain the integrity of procedures and record professional activity for peer review
Monitor and address sample backlog issues
Maintain accurate, up to date logs, notebooks and equipment records
Perform necessary laboratory administrative functions such as filing paperwork, reviewing of data, and entering data into computerized LIMS
Comply with and promote Safety, and Quality programs


A person with a bachelor's degree in the chemical, environmental, physical or biological sciences, or engineering, with at least twenty-four (24) college semester credit hours in chemistry and at least eight (8) years of appropriate experience in environmental analysis of representative organic analytes for which the laboratory is approved or seeking approval.  A masters or earned doctoral degree in one of the above disciplines may be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
Basic knowledge of principles, terminology, practices, techniques and instrumentation commonly used in a laboratory setting.
Ability to effectively prioritize work and manage time to meet deadlines and rush orders
Computer literacy
Ability to work with delicate laboratory equipment
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
Experience with GC and GCMS is required, HPLC and LC/MS/MS a plus
Knowledge of EPA methodologies is required

Veteran Friendly Employer

Microbac is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location
                        Marietta, Ohio, United States

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or protected veteran status.

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Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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