Leads and/or supports large projects or processes of complex scope, with limited oversight from management.
Coaches, reviews, and delegates work to less experienced professionals.
Assists in the development of strategic and operational plans and implements for areas of assigned responsibilities.
Researches potential new technologies, products, and test method development opportunities by developing and validating theories on the physical, chemical, and/or biological properties of materials and ingredients under various conditions.
Devises and implements test methods and evaluates laboratory test equipment and processes. May also assist in the development of technical specifications.
Makes recommendations concerning the acquisition and use of new technologies and testing equipment to support business needs.
Work with internal customers to understand their testing needs and work collaboratively to create new test methods
Maintain and troubleshoot existing equipment and validate testing protocols.
Communicate regularly with lab management on the status of projects.
Report and present project status and project closures to internal customers and stakeholders.
May participate in intellectual property evaluations and development of patent applications
Performs other duties as assigned.