Laboratory Supervisor
TTM Technologies - North America
Toronto, ON
Location: Toronto, ON
Title: Laboratory Supervisor
Shift: Monday to Friday, Day Shift 7:00AM to 3:15PM
# of Openings: 1

A Lab Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of Chemical Lab, Microsection Technicians, Failure Analysis Lab and IST Operations. The Lab Supervisor must set and meet output targets by fully understanding the product flow and handling procedures within the department.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all chemical maintenance activities to include providing input and scheduling performance maintenance on all plating equipment and baths
Constant awareness of chemical process utilizations and chemical tank levels
Maintain cleanliness and professional look of the Lab
Report any chemical and/or product quality issues to Process Engineers and/or Quality.
Product disposition associated with microsection results
Establish, maintain and update all lab documents which include analytical microsection details and chemical bath issues
Maintain lab records of all analytical data for a period of at least 3 years
Ensure Chemical process control by creating and monitoring SPC charts for all Chemical processes
Create and maintain processes and procedures for instruction to technicians
Train and develop staff to fullest potential to meet quality and scheduling requirements which include daily coaching and interaction with employees
Complete certification of all new employees to confirm chemical process, microsectioning and handling training
Monitor product standards and recommend process improvements / quality control programs
Interacts with vendors to ensure Truechem setup is in accordance to suppliers’ recommendations.
Perform inventory of chemicals and materials required for microsectioning; identify chemicals and equipment needed to order
Responsible for Military submissions, IST machine and Failure Analysis operations and supervision
Coordinate with third-party labs and ensure all reports are properly retained
Participate in all internal and external audits pertaining to Lab.
Allocate personnel, material and equipment resource needs to meet production schedules
Provide performance assessments and disciplinary documentation
Ensure all best practices and safety rules are being followed
Use all required Personal Protective Equipment
Complete all internal departmental documentation accurately

Essential Knowledge and Skills:
Ability to read, write and communicate in English to the degree necessary to perform job
Ability to operate and troubleshoot all equipment associated with the lab
Proficient knowledge of process chemistry
Ability to lift 25 pounds without straining

Education and Experience:
Progressive supervisory experience
Bachelor degree in technical discipline such as Chemistry, Metallurgy or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in a chemical related manufacturing environment, preferably in the printed circuit board industry
Please note due to Controlled Goods Program (CGP) requirements, applicants must be a Canadian Citizen or a Permanent Resident in Canada

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, TTM Technologies is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process. Applicants should advise Human Resources if they require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.