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Lab Supervisor

Date: Oct 6, 2021

Location: Atyrau, Atyrau Region, KZ, 060001

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 19438 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

  • Monitors and continuously ensures the maintenance of a safe working environment for technical personnel within his/her area of responsibility
  • Completes standard and non-standard chemical analysis. Maintains equipment.
  • Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable work experience.
  • Keeps abreast of current developments for responsible work areas, both through literature and direct contact with key technical information sources.
  • Contributes at a higher technical level to the organization. Is a technical role model, influencing the team in a positive manner.
  • Acts as a lead, coordinating and facilitating the work of others being their supervisor
  • Leads, develops and trains junior staff, conducts regular trainings, including safety trainings, and structures/organizes all laboratory activities within his/her area of responsibility
  • Spends most of the working time performing the same work processes and activities on team
  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices. Proposes improvements to processes.
  • Reports and presents information/materials within discipline. Conducts labor tours.

Required Skills

  • Very thorough knowledge of the characterization and test methods used
  • Good analytical thinking, creativity and project management skills
  • Good knowledge of DIN EN ISO 9001/14001
  • Wide experience in the operation of analytical laboratories
  • Great experience with the Kazakh EHS system in laboratories
  • Statistical knowledge related to analytical methods
  • Good organization, time management and communication skills
  • Advanced English language skills

Preferred Qualifications

B.Sc. Chemistry, very experienced Chemical Laboratory Technician (Kazakhstan counterpart...)



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