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Operations Director - Environmental Lab Testing

Company: YER USA
Location: Richmond
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

On behalf of our client in the Richmond, VA area we are seeking a dynamic and savvy Leader for an established and growing Environmental Lab. This is a new position for the company and will play a key role in the company's achievement of both short- and long-term goals.
With over 25 years of experience, the company prides itself on quality analyses and client relationships. The company employs under 50 team members with continued growth. Mold and Asbestos testing are the main business segments for the company. Position Summary
The Operations Director will report to the Owner and manage the day-to-day operations which include Sales/ HR / Lab Management/ Accessioning / Administration (Data Entry). The position will lead, motivate, and coordinate all internal employees and ensure they are striving towards the company's goals.
Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and lead Department and Cross-Departmental Meetings
  • Oversee daily operations and activities of employees
  • Review, modify, create and enforce HR processes (Performance Evaluations, Benefits management, Compliance, Hiring Processes, etc.)
  • Work closely with Business and Lab Director to ensure all departments are working cohesively together to achieve company goals
  • Lead Sales Meetings and set up reporting structures
  • Work with Sales Team to seek out new opportunities to grow the business
  • Oversee day to day operations in the Prep areas
  • Create Departmental action plans and hold regular progress meeting
  • Present Owner with continuous improvement and quality management ideas to optimize departmental efficiency
  • Work together with Management/Ownership to create Financial Budgets and Investment plans
  • Other duties related to operations, as necessary
    • Bachelor's degree in Business Management, Environmental Sciences, Medical Technology, Biotechnology or related field required
    • Ph.D. in related field preferred
    • 8 - 10 years of related work experience; Environmental Lab experience is preferred
    • 4 - 5 years of management experience is required
    • Demonstrated track record of successfully growing a business
    • Superior communication and listening skills to effectively interface with internal- and external customers as well as Vendors
    • Up to 15% travel within the US
    • HR experience/knowledge

Keywords: YER USA, Richmond , Operations Director - Environmental Lab Testing, Executive , Richmond, Virginia

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