Associate Technical Director (Chemistry)

This position entails challenging laboratory work related to lab evaluation of gas masks and air samplers, and includes technical management of specifications and processes for the company’s products and services with the opportunity to advance to Technical Director.

We are seeking a results oriented, problem solving individual who desires to advance to major responsibility in a small company environment using technical know-how, integrity, common sense, and people skills.  This position reports to the General Manager (COO) with overview and training provided by the Company’s Founder (CEO) who seeks to transition toward retirement and identify capable successor managers. This position is located at our Livermore, California facility with some travel to other sites.

Detailed job duties include lab performance testing of gas masks and personal samplers, generation of technical reports, review and approval of quality assurance tests and specifications, and supervision of technical services employees.

Requirements for Applicants

Requirements include strong training in chemistry (PhD or, at least, an advanced degree), experience with analytical lab operations, theoretical and problem-solving technical skills, and the ability to manage and communicate across issues and people.

Applicants should be comfortable in a laboratory or a manufacturing environment, good at planning and communicating, and able to think theoretically and practically about technical issues and make decisions.

We are seeking a results oriented, problem solving individual who desires to advance to major responsibility in a small company environment using technical know-how, integrity, common sense, and people skills.

About the Company

Assay Technology is a stable, private, employee-owned company that manufactures personal air samplers for employers who desire to monitor exposures to chemicals in workers' personal breathing zones.  The Company also provides the service of analyzing the contents of personal samplers, and preparation of lab reports that indicate the employer's compliance with OSHA worker exposure rules.  In addition to its core business, Assay also performs lab evaluation of chemical gas masks and manufactures instruments used in gas mask evaluation.

While operating in a small-company environment, Assay offers a strong benefits package including an Employee Stock Ownership Plan to its employees at Livermore, California and Boardman, Ohio.       

To apply: Please include cover letter and resume. Resumes without cover letters will NOT be considered.