Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.

  • Laboratory Director (Tobacco)

    Job Locations US-VA-Henrico
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/20/2019 12:07 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.


    Our laboratory in Richmond, VA, works primarily with nicotine containing products in tobacco.  The Laboratory Director will have supervisory control of all operations and production aspects of the laboratory.  The Laboratory Director is primarily responsible for the application and development of the labs’ resources to meet current and future client requirements. 
    The Lab Director is responsible for the business unit management, control of operating costs, laboratory operations, Information Technology and Financial performance of the lab. 



    • The Laboratory Director's responsibilities encompass the general business management of the laboratory, and all its resources, including equipment, facilities and personnel
    • Monitoring standards of QA/QC performance; and overseeing the validity of the analyses performed and data generated to assure reliable data.
    • Implementing corporate programs and directives for Operations, Personnel, Facilities, IT and Financial management.
    • Assigning and clearly communicating operational priorities
    • Strategic planning and business development
    • Records storage and security
    • Sets positive tone and direction for the lab, encouraging best results from staff
    • Supports company vision, mission and policies
    • Frequent, effective, clear, honest and open communication
    • Up to 25% travel to our Durham NC laboratory



    • Associates degree or higher in Chemistry, Biology, or equivalent
    • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience required
    • Must have familiarity for the assays performed at their laboratory
    • Must understand the drivers that motivate customers to purchase assays from their lab
    • Must have the ability to manage staff
    • Must have the knowledge and skill needed to manage the P&L for their laboratory
    • Should have most of the skill sets of a Group Leader and a Senior PM


    Preferred Skills


    • Effectiveness - Positive outcomes and results of communication skills
    • Conflict resolution skills - Removes/breaks down organizational communication barriers
    • Assertion Skills - Problem diagnosis, assess corrective action from their lab




    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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