Laboratory Supervisor

Mar 05, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Laboratory Supervisor

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900190701-Mechanical Engineering, Dept of

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Laboratory Supervisor provides electro-mechanical expertise in selecting, purchasing, setting up, operating, maintaining, day-to-day upkeep and removal of all technical equipment in support of the department's teaching, research and service goals.

Essential Functions

  • Manual and CNC machining of parts.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems.
  • Assists department faculty and students with projects, creating products, the offering of laboratory courses, improving mechanical designs, and maintaining systems.
  • Maintains and enables the department laboratories to function effectively while adhering to correct procedures and health and safety guidelines.
  • Participates in the hiring of student laboratory assistants, and contributes to the training and day-to-day supervision of student laboratory assistants and assigned graduate students.

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    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Three or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or Manufacturing Engineering.

    Preferred Experience::
    Previous experience working in a machining or fabrication environment

    Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

    Job Open Date: 03/02/2018

    Job Closing Date: 3/23/2018

    Special Instructions Summary:

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