Foresight Finishing, Tempe AZ
Help Wanted: Chem Lab and EHS Mgr
JOB SUMMARY AND DESCRIPTION:
• Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct test.
• Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties,
composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and
• Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, procedures and
• Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and
to diagnose malfunctions.
• Confer with processing engineers to conduct analyses of research and development projects,
interpret test results and develops standard or nonstandard tests.
• Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and
physical properties of materials.
• Write technical reports and procedures; and prepare standards and specifications for processes,
facilities, products, and tests.
• Operate and maintain heavy metal IX system, cyanide IX, pH adjust and RO recycling and reuse
• Operate and maintain all environmental and safety programs with the assistance of the VP of
a. Environmental Manager -- Oversee all operations on Hazardous Waste Management
b. Emergency Coordinator -- must be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of the facility's contingency plan, all operations and activities at Foresight Finishing.
c. Safety Manager -- Works with and through management, to ensure compliance with safety and environmental procedures and to assist in the achievement of profitability/productivity requirement.
• Maintains all inventory controls on all products related to the Chemlab and productions plating
• Chemistry -- Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances
and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of
chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
• Mathematics -- Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their
• English Language -- Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including
the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
• Computers and Electronics -- Knowledge of Atomic Absorption units, pH/ORP/conductivity equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
• Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
• Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information
to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related
• Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes
to evaluate quality or performance.
• Writing -- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
• Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.
• Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to
understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at
• Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and
future problem-solving and decision-making.
• Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
• Inductive Reasoning -- The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
• Deductive Reasoning -- The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
• Oral Expression -- The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
• Oral Comprehension -- The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
• Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
• Speech Clarity -- The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
• Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It
does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
• Written Comprehension -- The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented
• Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
• Category Flexibility -- The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or
grouping things in different ways.
• Interacting With Computers -- Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
• Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
• Processing Information -- Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
• Analyzing Data or Information -- Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
• Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards -- Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
• Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
• Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
• Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
• Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.
• Making Decisions and Solving Problems -- Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
1. Degree in chemical engineering PhD preferred.
2. Or five plus years in the field of electrochemistry or chemical management within a plating facility
3. Also procedural knowledge.
4. Good people-management skills are required.
5. EPA-RCRA; Annual Training
6. DOT - HazMat: Minimum of training every 3 years
Candidates can contact Casey Weizel
(posted July 6, 2017)