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Supervisor (PLM/PCM)- Woburn, MA

Company: Pace Analytical Services LLC
Location: Woburn
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We don't just like what we do at Aerobiology, we love it! We believe everyone wants to be part of a company that is growing. If this opportunity piques your interest, Aerobiology is searching for an experienced laboratory Supervisor for PLM/PCM for our newest laboratory located in Woburn, Massachusetts.
We are looking for a Supervisor who can create and foster teamwork and build our PLM/PCM Department. Spend one day with our amazing staff and you will see that not only do they love what they do, but they enjoy teaching and training others that have the drive to learn more.
Why Work at Pace:Mission Statement: Working together to protect our environment and improve our health.

  • Benefits start first of the following month you start!
  • Competitive salaries
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision
  • 401K Retirement Plan with a company match
  • Employee Referral - refer someone, if they are hired and stay 6 months, you earn a $500 bonus
  • Paid Vacation, Sick, Volunteer Time & Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program
  • HSA
  • FSA
  • Life, disability and voluntary benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Recognition Program
    Required skills:
    • PLM/PCM; can pass proficiency testing rounds without assistance
    • Thorough understanding of laboratory practices, ethics, and quality assurance requirements
    • Ability to foster teamwork
    • Conscientious and detail-oriented
    • Flexibility and ability to adapt to changing priorities
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Can easily navigate Microsoft Office, specifically Outlook and Excel
      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Supervising a team of PLM/PCM microscopists
      • Maintain/adjust workflow to meet TAT, make recommendations, as needed, to improve your teams' functionality, and supervising staff.
      • Responsible for the on-going assessment of quality assurance in your Department and providing your expertise.
      • Oversee the QA program, the establishment of frequency and type of quality control (QC) samples to be analyzed, the summary and analysis of QC data, the correction of problems indicated by QC, the proper storage and integrity of analytical and QC data, the appropriate audits of analysis results and the overall program, and the documentation of laboratory quality system deficiencies.
      • Along with an annual audit, you will be expected to conduct ongoing reviews which include the examination of all proficiency testing data, preparation and/or review of monthly and/or quarterly control charts and review of any corrective actions taken by analysts to counteract unacceptable internal quality standards.
      • Receiving PLM samples and processing them into our LIMS
      • Creating asbestos analytical reports
      • Preparing and analyzing bulk asbestos samples using PLM
      • Preparing and analyzing air cassettes using PCM
      • Record data in our LIMS and report generation
      • Perform report/sample QC to ensure accurate data
      • Participate in proficiency testing program
      • Maintain and troubleshoot equipment
      • Assist clients in understanding laboratory analyses and results
        Education/experience required:
        • Bachelor's degree in Geology, Biology, or related life sciences;
        • At least three (3) years analytical experience involving preparation and analysis of environmental samples using PLM/PCM.
        • Five (5) years of supervisory experience is preferred.
        • A clear understanding of the quality assurance requirements related to asbestos analysis.
        • QA/QC experience in PLM/PCM
        • Must have excellent communication skills; foster teamwork; and have the ability to multi-task
          Other requirements:
          • All hires will need to confirm their eligibility to work in the United States by participating in the USCIS e-Verify program.
          • Candidates will be required to participate in a pre-employment drug and background screen.
          • Bona fide college/university transcripts will be required. Further details will be provided at time of interview.
            NOTE: Please do not call the lab. Our HR Department is offsite and we review all resumes that are received.
            Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. has provided microbial indoor air quality services for over twenty years. Since its inception, Aerobiology has grown, adding lab locations and services while gaining industry recognition through key certification and accreditation bodies including the Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) ELITE Program, and the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). We have AIHA accredited environmental labs in Atlanta, GA; Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ; Pennsauken Township, NJ; Huntington Beach, CA; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Downers Grove, IL; Fort Worth, TX; Melville, NY; Shoreline, WA and Woburn, MA. We also offer microbiological analyses in laboratories located in Fort Worth, TX and Melville, NY. Our headquarters lab is located in Dulles, VA. Our Supply Center is located in Morrisville, North Carolina; and a Service Center is located in New York City. This Service Center receives client samples for distribution to our laboratories.
            In 2020, Aerobiology was acquired by Pace Analytical - Services, LLC. For decades, Pace has been the trusted source for quality environmental and life sciences lab testing and analysis and the resource for scientific lab staffing, regulatory, and equipment services. Pace delivers better science to businesses, industries, consulting firms, government agencies, and more through the largest, American-owned and nationally certified laboratory network.
            We offer a benefit package that includes company-subsidized Medical, Dental, and Vision, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Accidental Death Insurance, eight (8) Paid Legal/Company Holidays yearly, Vacation, Sick Leave, matching 401(k); tuition reimbursement; and an assortment of voluntary benefits.
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