Posted on: April 5, 2021
Provide leadership for the Research & Development (R&D)
laboratory operations group in pursuit of customer service
(internal and external). Support direct reports to achieve the next
level of performance. Provide support for the test lab via
facilities support, capital equipment justification, supplies, etc.
Ensure the work is scheduled to meet the business needs and monitor
progress in the lab in order to allocate resources efficiently and
provide customers with timely feedback on requested work.Role and
Responsibilities1. Supervise and schedule Chino R&D Laboratory
Technicians. Guide and support the individuals to achieve their
full potential.2. Planning / Scheduling. Develop effective means of
monitoring the work coming in, the due dates, the progress, and
assigning resources. Provide customers with timely feedback.
Achieve schedule accountability. Develop plans and priorities and
manage projects to continue technological improvement.3. Act
effectively as Group leader and promote the growth of the
evaluation team that cover NPD/1st time builds, laboratory
technicians. Provide advisory services for design engineers, data
analysis, equipment design, manufacturing methods and equipment.
Mentors and supports training for technicians daily. 4. Develop a
strong customer orientation within the department. Collaborates
cross-functionally to ensure priorities alignment and effective
communications across functional boundaries. This includes feedback
on work progress, critiques of design, explanation of operational
issues with units, and manufacture/service perspectives. Provide
ongoing assistance to engineers and technicians in problem
definition, gathering information, evaluating facts; identify
practical alternatives and selecting the best course of action for
the timely completion of projects. Gives accurate feedback to
engineering on projects.
5. Documentation, justification, and implementation of capital
equipment for the model shop and test lab as well as outside
support services. Maintain acceptable data accuracy in all areas
and assure that all test methods are followed, and data processed
and uploaded in a timely manner.6. Participate in developing and
maintaining, PM plans, routine chamber & rack maintenance,
maintaining schedules, completes operations team evaluations/ goal
setting, and attends laboratory best practices meetings.7.
Identify, secure and manage resources for departmental projects.
Submits expense reports for operating supply purchases.8. Represent
department capabilities and methods when the manager is
offsite.SCOPE AND DIMENSIONS1.Drives collaboration
cross-functionally and with multiple site laboratories for
effective utilization of resources to meet customer
expectationsHost all pre/post-test Incident reviews and ensure
owners are identified. Drive test chamber uptime and schedules.
Capital justifications are written as needed for infrastructure
equipment.5.Mentor and guide technicians daily. Drive safety,
employee development and accountability.7.Drive PM's of equipment
(Chambers, Parallel Racks, etc.) and outside support for major
repairsDrives customer readiness of the facility.9.Drives data
accuracy, completeness and timely uploads into Laboratory Test
Request System10.Promotes interaction with other Hussmann
laboratory facilities and best practicesQualifications and
Education RequirementsEducation Requirement:
- Associates or 2 Year Technical Degree in refrigeration or
closely related degree requiredExperience Requirements
- Minimum of 5 years of overall refrigeration experience in
self-contained and remote with at least 2 years in a leadership
position and at least 2 years of experience in case controls/wiring
and testing techniques. Prefer experience in lean
development/continuous improvement, HVAC/Refrigeration
troubleshooting, cross-functional interfacing and coaching
Keywords: Hussmann, Chino , Lab Supervisor, Healthcare , Chino, California
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