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Laboratory Manager

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Bayport, TX, US

Company: Evonik Industries AG

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Laboratory Manager


Location: United States : Bayport, TX

Function: Innovation Management (R&D)

Career Level: Senior professionals (> 5 years)

Legal Entity: Evonik Corporation

Business Line: Active Oxygens


What we offer

You will work on exciting and challenging topics together with a team in an ultra-modern, innovative and creative environment. Intensive on-the-job training with expert colleagues guarantees you will quickly become familiar with your duties and perform them independently. Performance related pay and the opportunity for personal and professional development are of course part of the package. Since 2009 Evonik Industries AG has been certified as a family-friendly company by the German Hertie Foundation.

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The Lab Manager is responsible for overseeing a team of lab technicians as well as ensuring quality control of hydrogen peroxide, the safe and efficient operations of the lab, contributing to process improvement efforts, and supporting the site’s ISO and FDA (cGMP) programs. The Lab Manager will also be responsible for the evaluation of production performance against quality specifications in order to meet the identified needs of both internal and external customers.



Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Process Safety 

  • Maintain and enhance the Bayport Plant’s Safety, Environment and Security programs for all Laboratory Personnel to minimize injury, community impact and loss potential.
  • Ensure compliance with all state and federal safety and environmental regulations in all laboratory areas
  • Act as the chemical hygiene officer and ensure compliance with the lab chemical hygiene plan and the PeroxyChem Mandatory Safety Standards.
  • Establish and maintain high housekeeping standards in all laboratory areas

Quality Control

  • Supervise and direct the resources required to evaluate production performance against quality specifications to meet the identified needs of internal and external customers
  • Direct the preparation and documentation of sample shipments
  • Direct the verification of incoming raw materials, in-process samples, tank samples, finished product storage and finished product shipment samples
  • Ensure accurate testing, reporting and record keeping of results are in place
  • Ensure that analytical methodologies have accuracy and precision required to meet customer’s needs (method validation, gage R&R, calibration, standard preparation, instrument status verification, preventive maintenance)
  • Maintain the instrument preventive maintenance program in good standing
  • Administer all clean room environment to maintain compliance to the designated ISO classification and maintain adequate clean room protocol
  • Maintain a reliable service by ensuring availability of critical parts and lab consumables while looking for ways to optimize instrumentation uptime
  • Work with instrument vendors as needed
  • Ensure good laboratory practices are being followed
  • Ensure quality incidents and near misses are properly reported, investigated to prevent recurrence
  • Ensure the proper implementation and reporting of all quality assurance and SPC data for the control of the H2O2 processes
  • Assist with non-conforming product disposition. 

Continuous Improvement

  • Drive continuously improve initiatives to improve the effectiveness of the department and the Bayport site and work with other departments as needed

Human Resources

  • Ensure lab coverage of appropriately trained resources-to deliver timely results to ensure on time delivery of products
  • Maintain a motivated flexible work force capable of meeting or exceeding the changing requirements placed on the laboratory by the customers of the laboratory
  • Be responsible for performance management and development of team.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or equivalent area of study
  • 3+ years’ prior experience as a Laboratory Technician in a chemical plant environment preferred
  • Experience with managing direct reports in a similar industrial setting
  • ISO management system experience required
  • Experience with clean room environment and ICP-MS is desirable
  • FDA (cGMP) experience is desirable

Your Application

To ensure the fastest process of your application and to protect the environment, please apply online via our careers portal at https://careers.evonik.com.


Evonik Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

Please note that Evonik will not accept any unsolicited application documents sent by staffing firms. Evonik works in conjunction with preferred service providers and will not pay any fee to staffing firms in the absence of an appropriate framework agreement. Should Evonik receive a candidate profile from a staffing firm with which it has no framework agreement, and should this candidate subsequently be considered in the recruitment process or offered employment, no claims from the staffing firm will be entertained in this regard.

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