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Analytical Laboratory Supervisor (Nights)

Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials

People & HR, Operations
Sparks, NV, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

About Redwood Materials

Redwood Materials was founded in 2017 to create a circular supply chain for electric vehicles and clean energy products, making them more sustainable and driving down the cost for batteries. We’re doing this by developing and deploying new technologies to increase the scope and scale of recycled and sustainable materials in the global battery supply chain.

Analytical Laboratory Supervisor (Nights)

Redwood Materials is seeking a Analytical Laboratory Supervisor (Nights) with broad experience in laboratory leadership and expansion. A key objective for this role will be to provide overall vision and leadership for the staffing, equipping, method adherence, document development, and operation of various material analysis laboratories across Redwood Materials sites. As an industry leader in recycling and sustainability, Redwood is quickly expanding to serve the needs of the market and is looking for motivated team members to help cement the company as an industry leader.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Oversees daily operations for lab testing and data analysis to ensure quality and quantity of output meets department expectations and aligns with business needs.
  • Coordinates and monitors standards for lab safety, policies, procedures, and productivity.
  • Provides coaching and performance feedback to lab technicians, ensuring a high-performing team that meets and exceeds performance expectations.
  • Compiles and organizes testing results for release of finished product and reviews for completeness and accuracy.
  • Identifies and resolves technical issues through root cause analysis.
  • Maintains strong technical skills for area of oversight.
  • Facilitate the implementation of a training program for new hires and current employees to ensure compliance is achieved for all training policies and requirements.
  • Lead development of lab space for all sites including equipment selection, procurement, installation, and validation.
  • Identify and deploy Laboratory equipment and ensure all equipment is maintained and calibrated.
  • Maintain staffing plans to achieve Redwood technical and operational objectives.
  • Establish Lab KPIs; Lead and support teams activities to meet KPI and lab objectives.
  • Drive continuous improvement and lead 5s activities for all inspections and calibration areas.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Sciences.
  • Experience in startup environments.
  • Experience building and leading multi-site Analytical Laboratories.
  • LIMS (laboratory information management system) experience.
  • Experience with relevant test methods including, but not limited to, HPLC, CVS, ICP-OES, and auto-titration.
  • Knowledge of and experience with ISO9001, ISO17025, IATF16949.
  • Adept with process data acquisition and analysis tools including Laboratory Information Management Systems.
  • Collaborates and works with others in an open and honest way that promotes trust and respect.
  • Holds self and others accountable to established standards and objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills and positive conflict management skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong analytical ability, and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to execute with a calm and collaborative urgency.
  • A passion for sustainability and making the world a better place!

Current Available Shift:

Thursday - Saturday and every other Wednesday, 10pm to 10am [This shift includes a 15% shift differential]

The position is full-time. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

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