Manager ( Operations Branch Shift Manager ) 1

Battelle Memorial Institute   •  

Pueblo, CO

Industry: Software


Less than 5 years

Posted 300 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Acquires, assigns, and manages resources which may include office and laboratory space, and to ensure staff have necessary materials, equipment, and space to perform work.  Candidate serves as the senior manager in the absence of senior laboratory management.
  • Assigns shift assets and assure effective operations, both current and in the future, through the selection, training, development, and motivation of staff.  Assign, schedule, monitor, and review work for timeliness, cost effectiveness, and quality.  Establish staff goals and objectives and prepare and deliver performance reviews.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of policies, plans, and procedures to ensure successful operations within the operating department to meet data quality objectives for the lab and project.
  • Manage laboratory shift activities with an appropriate awareness of related activities, which requires wide exposure/experience in a specialized or technical field with a broad grasp of involved practices and precedents or of scientific theory and/or principles.
  • Demonstrate critical human relation skills to understand, select, develop, and motivate others.  Contribute to the evaluation and selection of candidates for hire.
  • Identifies and responds to differing situations that require judgments and selection of appropriate solutions.  Candidate determines priorities and ensures procedures accomplish required end results.
  • Assists in the development of project integrated schedule and earned value management metrics to assess Battelle performance are within time and budget constraints as identified by the programs cost account manager.
  • Develop, train, and mentor other staff members to complete project objectives as required in areas pertaining procurement, materials management, inventory and supply control, and property accountability processes.


  • BS degree in Chemistry or other scientific area with three (3) years equivalent experience in analytical chemistry laboratory with at least one (1) year of direct supervisor experience is required, or any equivalent combination of education and experience required performing similar duties as described above.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in /instrumental analysis including gas chromatographic analysis, (DAAMS, MINICAMS, IC, ICP-MS, P&T, HPLC), toxic material handling, wet chemistry, and EPA methods (8260, 8270, 9045, 9012, 8081, 6020), required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of air monitoring systems and sampling techniques highly desired.
  • Demonstrated experience with chemical agents, toxic industrial chemicals, hazardous waste management and hazardous waste sampling highly desired.
  • Must be a US Citizen.  The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet and maintain eligibility requirements to be placed in a Public Trust Position.  In addition, applicant selected will be subject to qualification in accordance with Army Regulation 50-6, for placement in the U.S. Army Chemical personnel Reliability Program (CPRP).
  • Flexibility to respond to urgent project requests and/or changing priorities.  This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts (8-12 hours nominally), including weekends and holidays.
  • Drug-free workplace; urine testing for drugs are mandatory.
  • This position involves work near or with toxic and hazardous materials and requires ability to wear protective clothing/mask.  Must be clean-shaven; must wear seat belts when driving or riding in vehicles on post.
  • PCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP).  Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.
  • PCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule.  This position may be required to work a schedule of rotating shifts including nights, weekends or holidays. All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Pueblo Chemical Depot is required.