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R&D Manager (Oil & Gas Industry)

Company: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions
Location: Tomball
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Around the globe, we help cities and industries manage, optimize and make the most of their resources. We provide an array of solutions related to water, energy and materials to promote a cleaner more sustainable world for all of us.

The collective expertise and passion of our people, combined with a broad portfolio of over 10,000 technologies, makes us uniquely positioned to deliver solutions that positively impact the environment. Come be part of something special - start your journey today!

Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions has an opening for a Water Laboratory Manager based in the Tomball, TX Technology Center. This is a key role that ensures accurate and timely water analytical data for both the CMS/ES sales teams and the Technology group.

Position Title

Water Laboratory Manager

(This position may be filled at the Lead Researcher or R&D Project Leader level, depending on qualifications and number of teams/employees managed).

Essential Responsibilities

Laboratory Management

  • Provide overall leadership for a high-volume (over 1 million tests annually) Industrial Water Analysis Laboratory consisting of approximately 10 direct reports
  • Manage the successful achievement of operational, customer satisfaction, and budgetary KPI's
  • Provide consultation to both internal and external customers
  • Drive continuous improvement of operations through introducing new techniques and increasing overall efficiency
  • Fully support and ensure implementation of the Site EHS Management System and Quality Management System
    Qualifications / Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree Chemistry, or closely related field
    • Minimum 7 years' experience in an analytical laboratory
    • Demonstrated experience implementing certification standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 17025, etc.
    • Experience with a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
    • General knowledge of processes and treatments in the Industrial Water Treatment Industry
    • Strong technical skills in water analyses to include wet chemistry, chromatography, spectrophotometry, ICP-OES & AA
    • Strong interpersonal skills to work with cross functional teams
    • Excellent computer skills including both Google and MS Office products
    • Strong general communication and technical writing skills
    • Proven ability to lead both projects and teams
      Desired Characteristics

      • MS or PhD in Chemistry, or closely related field
      • Previous laboratory management experience to include personnel, operations, and budget management
      • 10+ years' experience in an analytical laboratory
        We offer competitive compensation and benefits working in a dynamic environment with challenging projects and training provided to ensure your success.

        We realize diverse teams make smarter decisions, deliver better results, and build stronger communities. We're an organization that champions diversity and inclusion at every level and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace!

Keywords: Veolia Water Technologies & Solutions, Houston , R&D Manager (Oil & Gas Industry), Executive , Tomball, Texas

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