Mgr,\tAncillary Instrument Service - Chantilly, VA req26997 at Quest Diagnostics in Chantilly, VA

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Schedule:  Monday-Friday: 8:00 - 4:00


Position Summary

Under\r\nthe direction of the Director of Supply Chain, Asset Management, the\r\nAncillary  Instrumentation Service\r\nManager plans, organizes schedules and directs the work of the (AIS) Department\r\nin the provision of technical support, maintenance and repair of ancillary\r\ninstrumentation (i.e., pipettes, balances, centrifuges, water baths, refrigerators/freezers,\r\netc.) across all Esoteric locations. Also, has the responsibility for the\r\nmanagement of Asset Management-specific projects.   Ensures that\r\ngoals and objectives of the project(s) are accomplished within prescribed time.

Essential Job Duties and\r\nResponsibilities

1.         Provide training for Ancillary\r\nInstrumentation Technicians staff in proper equipment   \r\noperation, preventive maintenance and repair techniques, which includes travel\r\nto other sites.

2.         Develops, implements and reviews\r\nequipment records and maintain preventative maintenance schedules at the\r\nappropriate intervals.

3.         Collaborate with the Bio-Analytical\r\ndepartment on instrument service related topics.

4.         Maintain adequate parts inventory for ancillary\r\ninstrument maintenance and repair.

5.         Participate in scoping capital requests\r\nfor enabling/replacement equipment in order to perform instrument service.

6.         Collaborate with manufacturer and\r\nvendor service representatives for instrument maintenance, repair and\r\ninstallation.

7.         Coordinate research with Materials\r\nManagement Department or POC in locating vendors with lowest cost for\r\nacceptable equipment, parts or service.

8.         Provide training for laboratory\r\npersonnel in proper equipment operation, preventive maintenance and repair techniques,\r\nwhich include travel to other sites.

9.         Attend classes, seminar and specialized\r\ntraining programs to remain current with changes in existing instrumentation\r\nand establish proficiency in new technology.

10.       Collaborate with scientific staff and the\r\ntechnical departments in the evaluation of equipment purchases and validation\r\nof new assays on ancillary instrumentation.

11.       Serve as a technical resource, which may\r\ninclude participation in the operation, preventive maintenance and repair of\r\ninstrumentation.

12.       Participate in lab design/layouts\r\nassociated with ancillary instrumentation.

13.       Works closely with the technical &\r\nfacility departments to address and troubleshoot issues or difficulties\r\nassociated with ancillary instruments during assay downtime.

14.       Coordinate and plan the moves of ancillary\r\ninstrumentations to new designated spaces in collaboration with the laboratory\r\ndepartments and updating CMMS/ACD as appropriate.

15.       Follow up with QMS projects in the\r\nlaboratory & asset management departments and facilitate completion on time\r\nwhile delivering upon savings targets.

16.       Responsible for the management of\r\nlaboratory-specific projects.   Ensures     \r\nthat goals and objectives of the project(s) are accomplished within prescribed\r\ntime.

17.       Work unscheduled hours to ensure repair\r\nof critical instrumentation.

18.       Maintain adequate staffing by\r\ninterviewing, hiring, training and competency assessment of personnel across\r\nmultiple Esoteric locations.

19.       Perform the scheduling, planning,\r\nstaffing and monitoring of workflow to meet established goals.

20.       Provide staff development through\r\nmentoring, performance development and review and corrective counseling.

21.       Ensure compliance with all regulatory\r\nagency requirements through documentation, audits and corrective action.

22.       Participate in supervisory skills\r\ntraining.

23.       Perform other tasks as appropriate.

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