Antech Diagnostics

Laboratory Manager

ID 2020-3832

Overview

Antech Diagnostics, the largest exclusively commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the nation, is in search of a Manufacturing Chemist working out of our Manufacturing Divison and reporting directly to the Manufacuting Director.

As part of the VCA Family, which operates the largest network of freestanding, full-service animal hospitals in the nation, Antech Diagnostics delivers state of the art testing and consulting services to practicing veterinarians.  Our diagnostic spectrum of tests in the areas of chemistry, pathology, endocrinology, serology, hematology, and microbiology enhance veterinarians’ ability to detect, diagnose, evaluate and prevent disease and other conditions affecting animals.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the day to day operation by ensuring all associates are performing scheduled tasks
  • Support staff to give proper tools for success
  • Manage all performance evaluations and personnel changes
  • Maintain high efficiency and look for improvements
  • Ensure raw material and finished-good inventories are at expected levels
  • Create and maintain a 12 month master production plan
  • Create 1 month production schedule for finished goods in the right quantities to support order fulfillment, efficiency and inventory targets
  • Work with purchasing department to ensure on time delivery of raw materials
  • Communicate weekly to ensure schedule is being met and to evaluate changes needed for future plan
  • Work within the ERP system to update product structures, implement new items and communicate with finance department
  • Work with QA to handle customer service needs with regard to customer communication on existing and future orders
  • Oversee shipping department with the fulfillment of daily sales orders and communicate shipment confirmation to internal purchasers
  • Manage inventory control by executing the cycle count schedule and executing physical counts
  • Follow all laboratory safety guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
  • We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards.  Antech Diagnostics has several processes in place to communicate with leadership and expects that employees will have a commitment to integrity and uncompromising values.     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in science related field required, such as Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology
  • MRP/ERP system experience required; preferably QAD
  • 10+ years of laboratory/manufacturing experience
  • Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously
  • Must interact with other departments
  • Must be comfortable with Microsoft Excel, specifically functions, formulas, conditional formatting and pivot tables
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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