Analytical Technology Manager

Location:
Kings Mountain, North Carolina, United States of AmericaCharlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
Job classification
Full Time
Posting date
Posting ID
REQ-26101

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Job Description

Analytical Technology Manager

Albemarle Corporation is seeking an Analytical Technology manager to lead a global team of analytical chemists focused on customer support, manufacturing and process development for our lithium energy storage business. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a rapidly growing industry that is impacting the global future of energy.

This position will be based in the Charlotte area and will report to the Sr. Director of Quality Assurance and Analytical Technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage analytical projects, resources, and personnel for manufacturing process development and improvement and external customer support
  • Develop, motivate, and guide analytical technology team members located around the world
  • Lead efforts to harmonize and validate analytical methodologies across our global manufacturing sites
  • Lead development and implementation of new analytical technologies for manufacturing processes, including on-line analyses
  • Lead analytical projects including leading experiment design and data interpretation, as needed
  • Drive improvements in quality control laboratories and provide technical expertise, when needed
  • Maintain excellence in safety, health, and environmental practices
  • Drive a culture of continuous and long term improvement both in technology and safety

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry or related field with at least 10+ years of experience
  • At least 5 years of direct people management experience
  • Technical acumen in multiple analytical chemistry techniques with significant expertise in method development for higher level analytical instrumentation
  • Willingness to travel to the other Albemarle US and international sites, as needed
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interact and collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Demonstrated project execution, organizational, planning, and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and self-directed

At Albemarle you will find a world of learning and development opportunities where inventiveness is at the heart of what we do in an open, collaborative, and respectful environment.

We are partners to one another in pioneering new ways to be better for ourselves, our teams, and our communities. When you join Albemarle, you become our most essential element and you can anticipate competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, and resources that foster your well-being and fuel your personal growth. Help us shape the future, build with purpose and grow together.

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