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LABORATORY MANAGER

19 April 2019
Weert, The Netherlands

Nemho

Laboratory manager

Nemho is the home of the group R&D of the Broadview Materials companies Arpa, Formica, Homapal, Trespa and Westag. Nemho has headquarters in Weert, The Netherlands on the same premises as Trespa with subsidiaries in the different companies.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

We are continuously improving the quality of the products and the efficiency of the production processes amongst others by implementing new technologies. This leads to an increasing need for analytical support for the development work in R&D and quality control for operations.
To support this we are looking for a manager for our testing laboratory with a background in physical testing and chemical analysis.

The main assignment for the laboratory manager is to run the department (10 - 15 employees) and bring the laboratory to the next level of professionality.

General tasks include amongst others:

  • Manage and perform the portfolio of chemical and physical tests and analysis.
  • Support the research teams in their innovation and development projects.
  • Support operations with quality control and compliance related topics.
  • Develop and/or introduce new test methods or other improvements to the laboratory.
  • Network with external contacts like supporting laboratories, test institutes and universities.

Requirements
We are looking for a candidate with preferably an Academic degree in Chemistry or comparable with at least 5 years working experience in a related field.

The ideal candidate is experienced in leading a team, is well organized, result oriented and has good people and project management skills. This candidate is experienced in various analytical techniques used in amongst others the characterization of polymers and coatings.

Fluent English is a must and Dutch skills are preferred. German and Italian are nice to haves.

To be successful in this position you must be a self-starter, have a positive attitude and a proactive nature. You also are an innovative team-player who challenges traditional solutions in order to create a higher professional level in your team.

Other Information
The position is located in Weert, The Netherlands, where we are currently realizing a brand-new state of the art R&D facility.  
We offer great opportunities to grow amongst the market leaders and frontrunners in the field of high pressure laminates.
 
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Please send your motivation letter and CV to our HR Business Partner Annelies Walta at a.walta@trespa.com.

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