• Lab Manager

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/26/2018 11:52 AM)
    City
    36275 Silao-Mexico
  • Overview:

    Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of specialty materials and chemical products which are used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our products, essential to everyday living, are manufactured in North America, Europe and Asia. Known for operational excellence, sustainability and premier safety performance, Celanese delivers value to customers around the globe with best-in-class technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2014 net sales of $6.8 billion, with approximately 67% generated outside of North America. For more information about Celanese Corporation and its global product offerings, visit www.celanese.com.

    Responsibilities:

    • Manage day-to -day laboratory operations of the local division and ensure that lab support is aligned with the larger CE EM Global Lab strategy, objectives, and priorities.
    • Prioritize and ensure completion of analyses for local MFG and business demand.
    • Engage global testing organization to leverage skills and efficiency for CE
    • Implement and maintain strong workflow processes and systems for good lab management to include workload, cycle, and productivity assessments.
    • Ensure the safe operations of the laboratory in accordance with CE EHS guidelines, safety policies and procedures, equipment and training are maintained.
    • Drive productivity and cost to support CE goals and ensure cost center budgetary goal delivery.                        
    • Champion and oversee the lab quality system. Evaluate, develop, and continually improve lab quality system.

    Qualifications:

    • Practical knowledge of materials testing, preferably polymers and plastics as well as conventional processing methods like compounding and injection molding.
    • Basic statistics including variables and attribute data, and exampled use of diagnostic tools such as brainstorming, C&E diagraming for root cause and process analysis, gage and equipment calibration, Gage R&R.    
    • Practical knowledge of quality standards such as ISO 16949, ISO 17025, and ISO14001 and their applicability to laboratory operations.
    • Practical experience with laboratory systems, documentation and data management, instrumentation and test methodologies.
    • Coordinate and direct the work of lab personnel.
    • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, material, mechanical or other related field is preferred .
    • 8+ years in an ETP, TPE or related resin materials laboratory with an emphasis on quality control and specific customer solutions support .
    • Knowledge of business and operational tools such as SAP and a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and its use throughout the regulation, manufacture, testing, and logistics steps of the product supply chain.
    • Practical and theoretical knowledge of suitable quality control techniques and methods in production process quality control, problem solving, measurements, supply chain quality control.
    • Previous customer or commercial communications and employee management.
    • Practical and leadership experience in a QA/QC environment of a material manufacturing process.
    • Proven mechanical and analytical aptitude, problem solving, and strong communication skills.   
    • Candidate must be bilingual: English-Spanish                                                                                                                                                          

    Required Education and Years of Experience

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in specific role, minimum

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