Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Project Manager - Environmental Laboratory

    Job Locations US-CA-Berkeley
    Posted Date 5 days ago(11/11/2018 2:21 PM)
    # of Openings
    Environmental Laboratory
  • Responsibilities

    Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. is a high-growth Environmental Services company offering (i) Measurement and Analytical services and (ii) Environmental Resiliency and Sustainability services to a diverse range of clients in industry and government throughout the United States and abroad.  Our qualified engineers, scientists, technicians, associates and policy experts are proud of our ability to objectively help industry, the public and regulators work constructively together on environmental opportunities


    Enthalpy Analytical, is part of the larger organization, Montrose Environmental Group, 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 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 Berkeley, CA lab is looking for a full-time Project Manager to interface between the laboratory personnel and customers.  The successful candidate will be in charge of building strong client relationships and making sure we are providing customers with the appropriate level of service and ensure the customer knows what to expect from the laboratory.  The salary range for this position is $65,000+, and is commensurate with 5-10 years of experience or more.


    This individual will be responsible for the following duties:

    • Obtain a clear understanding from the clients as to the project schedule and requirements; and set up projects
    • Transmit project schedules, technical and turn-around requirements accurately to the analytical groups, and obtain their commitment to meet the requirements
    • Manage incoming tasks, work, and priorities
    • Work with operations to ensure adequate capacity, scheduling, and resource allocation to meet incoming projects and TAT.  Pro-actively communicate to clients any scheduling conflicts, analytical problems, or questions that could impact either the quality or TAT of results
    • Quality Management: Inform Operations & QA of impacts to either quality or TAT
    • Assist clients with data interpretation & questions
    • Review project's requirements (SOW, protocols, compound list, regulatory limits, etc.) and ensure that results meet project's requirements
    • Issue Management: Work with Operations to resolve problems that may arise in any given project.  Inform clients of issues when necessary
    • Manage contracts, purchase orders, and task orders
    • Adhere to company policies regarding data and client ethics
    • Assist Sales with leads, simple quote generation and client's follow up calls
    • Works with QA and Operations to identify and resolve non-conformance issues
    • Generate sales from existing client base
    • Provide information to management on potential client sales opportunities
    • Competitive unit pricing when possible
    • 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.


    • BS/BA in Chemistry/Sciences, Business Administration, or related field
    • Minimum of 1 year in customer service experience
    • A PM will have some technical knowledge of the assays offered by the laboratory.
    • Effective communicator (written & verbal)
    • Proficient in Excel & Word
    • Committed to helping others
    • Ability to thrive in a hectic atmosphere 
    • A PM must understand the regulatory and market forces that cause customers to request analytical work
    • They will be able to interface with customers, sales, the Technical Director, and Group Leaders

    Preferred Skills

    • Prefer minimum of 1 year of laboratory experience
    • Complete documentation and attention to detail
    • Urgency and prioritization skills

    Montrose Environmental Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age (40 and over), ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), denial of Family and Medical Care Leave, disability (mental and physical) including HIV and AIDS, marital status, medical condition (cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), race, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation.


    As permitted by applicable law, employment with Montrose is at-will.


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