Head of Analytical Services

Afdeling: Labo
Type: Bediende
Locatie: Kapelle-op-den-Bos

As Head of Analytical Services you are responsible for answering research demands through the application of analytical chemistry & microscopy.

• You manage a team of lab technicians.
• You translate customer questions/problems into various analysis techniques, interpret results and formulate the proper answer.
• You are the primary point of contact for the Etex business divisions Roofing, Façade and Building Performance in the field of chemical analyses.
• You define priorities and plan the analytical work in the labs. You are able to reconcile   technical assistance priorities from the business with the activities in the field of R&D projects of your colleagues from the different ITC departments.
• You are the knowledge keeper of analysis methods in the field of Etex building materials like fibre-cement, gypsum, clay and their raw materials. You follow scientific developments in these fields.
• You organize both the analytical chemistry and microscopy labs. You fully use the versatility of electron microscopy (SEM-EDX) to study building materials and their surface finishing layers. Image processing and analysis lie within your field of interest and are applied in problem solving.
• You maintain the quality level in the labs according ISO9001 and are an active member of the quality steering committee.
• You maintain a safe laboratory work environment.
• You report to the Head of R&D, Innovation and IP.


• You have a PhD or master degree in chemistry or have a similar scientific education.
• You have good knowledge of analytical chemistry and its applications, mainly in the field of inorganic chemistry.
• Practical experience with XRF, XRD, ICP, thermal analysis and electron microscopy is an asset.
• You are familiar with ISO9001 and EHS in laboratory environments.
• You are proud to deliver accurate analysis results.
• You have good communication and people skills .
• You are creative, flexible and customer oriented.
• You have an excellent knowledge of English (written as well as spoken). You preferably speak Dutch or you are willing to learn.

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