Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

Technical Director

2 weeks ago(1/2/2018 4:48 PM)
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Enthalpy Analytical, is part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, a vibrant, young company started in 2012, now just shy of 1,000 employees in approximately 40 offices around the country.  Our employees describe us as very fast, very flexible and lots of fun.


Enthalpy Analytical is comprised of over 8 laboratories servicing air, water, soil and tobacco testing. Regulations drive the need for our services but our unique capabilities allow us to add value (e.g., new streams of income) to clients beyond environmental compliance. For our families and communities, we strive to protect the air they breathe, the water they drink and the soil on which they live.


Our Richmond, VA lab has a full-time opening for a Technical Director.  The Technical Director is responsible for production groups related to generating data and handling samples.  They ensure the timely & profitable production of chemical measurement services.  The Technical Director is the laboratory’s lead test & measurements technical resource, responsible for improving procedures and implementation of new technologies to reduce costs, and maximize operating efficiencies by effectively managing and developing available technology solutions.  They also improve efficiencies by minimizing down-time and maximizing instrument through-put and assisting the Group Leaders in training staff to operate new and existing test and measurement equipment. 


Responsibilities Include:


  • Coordinate work scheduling and laboratory resource allocation
  • Meet TAT, financial, and quality objectives
  • Supervise and manage adherence to QA/QC, hold time and turnaround requirements 
  • Assesses production capacity, and provides solutions for human resources, technical, and quality issues
  • Assign and clearly communicating operational priorities
  • Assist with and conducting employee performance reviews and audits
  • Projecting staffing needs: hiring and firing staff
  • QA: Corrective actions related to staff training and performance
  • Exercise safe work practices by following Company safety rules and OSHA regulations, including attendance at all required safety training programs.
  • Participate in company's continuous improvement programs and provide support to team efforts.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualifications.
  • The Technical Director must meet the requirements of the accrediting body(ies) of the laboratory.
  • The Technical Director will meet all of the requirements of a Group Leader plus have technical expertise for most of the assays performed throughout their areas of responsibility. 

Preferred Skills

  • Understands methodology and instrumentation
  • Strong scientific and chemistry expertise
  • Analytical thinking to solve technical problems
  • Strong Research and Development Skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Superior time management abilities
  • Ability to interface with cross-functional teams and all levels of personnel/management
  • Solid organization and time/project management skills


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