The role of a Laboratory Support Manager is to manage and direct a team of
people in the support of new and existing products. A Specific focus for this
position will lie in Tank Linings and technical support of this business within
NAM and globally
Deliver projects or work requests on time by prioritizing the work and resource
in the support side of the business.
Act as a resource for linings development and support within the global RD&I
Work with applications and hands on approach to performing assigned task.
Responsible for maintaining and upgrading the NAM Linings Facilities.
BS Degree in Chemistry or related subject plus relevant experience that allows
demonstration of the listed skills.
Experience with Linings Coatings with formulation experience and/or
application field experience.
Experience of application in the field, which must include successful
interaction with applicators, contractors, technical service representatives.
Ability to effectively manage other members of the technical department
o Taking responsibility for delivery of their work
o Manage their performance
o Taking an active role in their development, and provide coaching to aid their
o Taking responsibility for their health and safety
To effectively deliver project(s) or support portfolio on time, by
prioritising the work and resource
o Ascertain drivers for work
o Translate business need into product requirements
o Draw conclusions and recommend next steps
o Recognition of risks and how to evaluate and manage the risk
o Make recommendations on allocating resource to deliver their entire portfolio
o Problem solve/overcome barriers to meet agreed deadlines
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