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Laboratory and Pilot Plant Manager

Company: Li-Cycle Corp
Location: Rochester
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Laboratory and Pilot Plant ManagerCompany: Li-Cycle Corp.Location: Rochester, New YorkJob Summary:Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer, the Laboratory and Pilot Plant Manager will be responsible for set up and operation of the analytical and sample preparation laboratory for our operations in Rochester, New York as well as overseeing the co-located hydrometallurgical pilot plant.Our ideal candidate will be a driven individual with high attention to detail and organization, and a positive can-do attitude.Primary Responsibilities:Lead the design and set up of a new analytical and sample preparation laboratory at Li-Cycles Rochester operations.Define the requirements of the new analytical and sample preparation laboratory and liaise with Li-Cycle management, Li-Cycle R&D engineers, architects, equipment vendors, etc. to ensure that the laboratory meets the Rochester operations requirements.Negotiate and manage contracts with 3rd party lab equipment and service providers, as required.Ensure all applicable regulatory standards are met and necessary certifications are obtained.Oversee effective laboratory operations, including documentation of laboratory procedures, training of staff, housekeeping, safety, and environmental practices.Supervise co-located hydrometallurgical pilot plant including staffing, scheduling, and technical oversight.Coordinate with equipment manufacturers and suppliers for all purchasing and training needs.Manage inventory of chemicals and supplies, as required.Supervise laboratory and pilot plant technicians and operators.Maintain excellent records of all test work. Report, review and, authorize results as required.Oversee and ensure proper maintenance and operations of all equipment including but not limited to ICP-OES, XRF, SEM, Chromatography, sample preparation equipment and pilot plan equipment.Job Qualifications:Minimum Bachelor of Science, Engineering (Applied Science) in a related field7-10 years of laboratory experience, with significant lab management experienceExperience with bench-scale and pilot plant test workPractical and theoretical knowledge of hydrometallurgy will be considered an assetDemonstrated success in the role of laboratory supervisorExperience managing laboratory accreditation will be considered an assetTechnical experience in the use, calibration and, troubleshooting of various instruments including, but not limited to: ICP-OES, XRF, SEM, and sample preparation equipmentCore Competencies:Demonstrate organizational leadership; delegate and empower subordinates appropriately while leading by exampleA hands-on contributor with a desire to work in a dynamic, mission-driven environmentAbility to deal with sensitive topics in a tactful, diplomatic and professional matter at all timesHigh-level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientationProactive self-starter with an 'owner's mindset'Consistently delivers quality work on time, with a strong attention to detailStrong analytical, negotiation and creative problem-solving skillsExceptional oral communication, writing and editing skillsExcellent telephone and email etiquetteMotivated, methodical, and optimisticBenefits of Working for Li-Cycle:High impact work: as a core member of the team, you have the opportunity to take a primary lead role and make a significant impactGlobal environmental impact: we are a clean technology company with a mission to reduce CO2 emissions globally to ensure a sustainable future for the environmentPassionate team: we are pushing boundaries and are passionate about everything we doAbout Li-Cycle:Li-Cycle (NYSE:LICY) is on a mission to leverage its innovative Spoke & Hub Technologies to provide a customer-centric, end-of-life solution for lithium-ion batteries, while creating a secondary supply of critical battery materials. Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are increasingly powering our world in automotive, energy storage, consumer electronics, and other industrial and household applications. The world needs improved technology and supply chain innovations to better manage battery manufacturing waste and end-of-life batteries and to meet the rapidly growing demand for critical and scarce battery-grade raw materials through a closed-loop solution.For more information, visit Spoke & Hub Technologies a low cost, safe, and environmentally friendly process can recycle all types of lithium-ion batteries, with an unparalleled recovery rate of 95% of all materials. Li-Cycles industry-leading innovations make it uniquely positioned to support a key element of the growing international movement towards zero carbon technologies.For more information, please visit: more information, you can view Li-Cycle's corporate video here:is an equal opportunity employer committed to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging. Individuals seeking employment at Li-Cycle are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, diverse-ability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation.Li-Cycle is focused on providing a barrier free Recruitment & Selection process. We will focus on experience and skills and will not discriminate against candidates who have a disability or require an accommodation throughout the Recruitment & Selection process.Interested candidates should apply to Li-Cycle directly by submitting their resume through the Li-Cycle Career's page. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.#INDUS

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