Maintenance & Calibration Manager

SGS - Aurora, CO3.5

30+ days ago

Hands on working manger role
Subject matter expert for engine and vehicle emissions testing laboratory
Strong team management, leadership, coaching, and mentoring experience to develop team members to achieve their full potential and business objectives
Creating new capabilities and services to ensure the company has appropriate portfolio for meeting customer needs
Team is responsible for calibrating all related automotive instrumentation (dynamometer, emissions analyzers, and specialty exhaust sampling equipment) in accordance to Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and ISO standards
Team is responsible for preventive maintenance of automotive instrumentation and facility equipment
Team is responsible for integrating new equipment, advancing lab ability’s, and advancing automation systems
Responsible for high level consulting service to internal customers
Responsible to insure laboratories are producing high quality data

At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct
High attention to detail and highly professional appearance
Maintain up to date calibrations and preventive maintenance in accordance to CFR and ISO standards
Maintain detailed records of all calibrations and preventive maintenance
Maintain system logs or manuals to document testing or operation of equipment
Participate in the recruiting process of the M&C Group
Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts
Provide customer support and education, working with users to identify needs, determine sources of problems, or to provide information on product use
Write reports or record data on testing techniques, laboratory equipment, or specifications to assist engineers
Procure parts and maintain inventory and related documentation
Reassemble and test equipment following repairs
Inspect and test systems to verify system compliance with plans and specifications or to detect and locate malfunctions
Responsible for commissioning new equipment, developing necessary training materials for related staff employees
Follow documented procedures to properly execute calibration of instrumentation equipment
Perform data quality checks on calibrated instrumentation
Responsible to become proficient at using calibration automation systems
Setup data channel configurations for the instrumentation equipment
Responsible to work with engineering and technician staff to revolve all issues
Directly involved in immediate team development, coaching, and mentoring, making him / herself available at all times
Oversee staff training and seeks opportunities to improve the safety of the laboratories and processes
Develop and carry out tasks to continuously improve the safety of the operation
Oversee project execution in coordination with department leaders
Provide daily task management for the M&C Team
Promote managerial excellence by improving existing ISO17025 quality management system
Provide leadership to install, improve, and commission advanced instruments / systems, partnering with other groups
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance
Ability to work nights, weekends, and variable schedule(s) as necessary
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned

Prefer a B.S. Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical preferred)
Minimum five years relevant experience with expertise in emissions testing technology
Experience supervising the daily tasks of technicians and engineers
Strong and vast leadership, coaching, and mentoring experience with focus on employees’ development
Desire to work and live in Denver, CO area

High level of integrity, ethics, and drive towards customer service with strong poise, tact, and diplomacy
Outstanding leadership experience and abilities, comfortable in dealing with varied engineers’ personalities providing coaching, mentoring, support to those in his/her group as well as others in the organization
Strong orientation towards teamwork
Outstanding computer skills and computer programming skills
Strong Verbal & Written Communication skills
Desire to work in fast paced, rapidly changing and results’ oriented environment
High ability to manage time to prioritize competing tasks and demands being able to successfully resolve them
Expert knowledge of exhaust emissions sampling (gasoline and diesel)
Maintain vehicle laboratory, engine laboratory, and facility equipment
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing services such as needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of satisfaction
Able to use motorized equipment to move vehicles and materials
Able to bend, squat, lift up to 50 lbs. stand or sit for up to two hours
Use basic hand and power tools to maintain vehicles and laboratory equipment
Able to read and interpret data to participate in data quality review and troubleshooting activities
Detailed understanding of Federal regulations for emissions testing (CFR 40 Parts 86 or 1065 / 1066)
Ability to diagnose test operations problems using scientific principles and lead team to implement effective solution
Familiarity with quality management principles
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel

Knowledgeable regarding Federal regulations for emissions testing
Ability to perform routine maintenance on and calibrate the laboratory equipment
Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal guidance
Ability to effectively communicate and articulate ideas, operational, and test quality issues to engineers and managers
Participate in data quality review and troubleshooting

Maintain a safe, clean, and tidy worksite
Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE
Responds quickly to emergency situations, assisting staff in maintaining readiness to respond to emergencies
In accordance with SGS HSE Mgmt. System requirements, disposes, or directs the disposal of waste generated daily, in compliance with all waste transportation and disposal regulations and requirements
Reports all safety incidents (actuals and near misses) in accordance with SGS Incident Reporting requirements
Uses all equipment (e.g.: safety related) as intended, reporting damaged / lost equipment to supervisor
Maintains awareness of hazards & proposes controls to supervisor, HSE representative, relevant client / site contact
Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS management.

Valid driving license
Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice
Reliable transportation
Must successfully pass drug test and background check

"SGS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such we recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetics, status as a protected veteran, or any other non-job-related characteristics."

"This position is responsible to ensure equal opportunity in employment in that all persons are treated equally and on the basis of merit, in decisions regarding selection, placement, promotions, training, work assignments, transfers and other personnel action”.