Environmental Laboratory Manager - 28699 in Edison, NJ at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Edison, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    28699

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Environmental Laboratory Manager oversees the established program laboratory. Position is based in Edison, NJ.

Responsibiliites:

  • Responsible for supervising staff and for maintaining technical integrity and financial accountability in the performance of assigned tasks in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Responsible for interfacing with customers in all performance matters; planning and overseeing work in response to customer requests.
  • Submitting all required status and financial reports; and resolving any technical, performance, management, and personnel issues.
  • Develops and monitors program plan including time and cost estimates. 
  • Ensures project outputs are delivered on schedule and within funding.
  • Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to program plan and schedule, identifies program problems, and obtains solutions, such as allocation of resources or changing contractual specifications.
  • Prioritizes workload and determines staffing levels and any adjustments in staffing.  Maintains a staffing level to ensure technical quality and appropriate experience levels are consistent with current and projected project activities.
  • Reviews reports and briefings prepared by technical staff for quality.
  • Leads technical discussions for project reviews.  Prepares and delivers formal briefings.
  • Ensures that appropriate training is delivered to program staff.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customer and other outside agencies.
  • Acts as primary customer contact for program activities.  Regularly meets with and updates the customer on project status.  Leads program review sessions with customer to discuss cost, schedule, and technical performance. 
  • Develops new business or expands business with the customer.  Coordinates preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets, and financial terms/conditions of contract.  Participates in negotiating contract and contract changes.
  • Complies with quality assurance and security procedures in the performance of duties.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a related field, and 8 or more years of experience as an analytical chemist or analytical laboratory manager or section supervisor, with extensive knowledge of analytical and data review procedures.
  • direct experience managing and supervising large projects of a similar nature, and knowledge of NELAC Institute standards.
  • Must be US Citizen; no sponsorship available.
  • Must be able to obtain a public trust certificate (security clearence) from the Federal Government

Prefered Skills:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, oral, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities
  • Ability to be flexible, multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple activities simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Strong team player with the ability to both collaborate and to take initiative and work well independently
  • Superior attention to detail and the ability to meet stringent deadlines

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