Tosaf USA Inc. is the youngest plant in the Tosaf world. The plant quickly grew to the current capacity and we are able to produce Colors, Additives, Whites and Specialty compounds. Our 2018 volumes are 10x if compared to the 2017 and our plans for 2019 are even more ambitious.
We like keeping things simple around here and our mission is very clear: “We deliver innovative solutions to the plastic industry” Our people live and nurture strong values that drive our daily decisions: ACCOUNTABILITY Acknowledging and assuming responsibility for actions, products, decisions, and policies. It can be applied to both individual accountability on the part of employees and accountability of the company as a whole. INTEGRITY Acting with honesty and honor without compromising the truth OWNERSHIP Taking care of the company and customers as they were one’s own. SAFETY Ensuring the health and safety of employees and going beyond the legal requirements to provide an accident-free workplace. This is what we stand for and, besides exceptional technical skills, we are looking for people that share these same values and want to help us in our journey to make this plant the reference in our business.
As Lab. Manager, we are looking for a technical expert able to manage, organize and mentor our laboratory team in Bessemer (NC). You will develop, implement and validate analytical methods for all aspects; color and additive design, development, and production. You will be responsible of ensuring that your team follows the quality, safety, environmental and health local and Tosaf standards. You will always be up to date with trends and innovations within the profession. As a laboratory manager, you will monitor the monthly goals of your team and you will make sure that the department reaches them. You will implement corrective measures in case of deviation from budget/ goals. You will be able to motivate your team to do the best. With daily symbiotic work with the other departments (sales, customer service, QC ect…), you will be able to help us to respond to the client request and give perfect service.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
•Bachelor's Degree in Sciences (BS), preferably Chemistry 3-5 years of experience in a research & Development facility/plant in the field of polymers, coatings, masterbatch or plastics.
•Proven track record in Color and Additive Development and QA
•Ability to pass annual testing for color evaluation using the Munsell testing kit
•Be able to work under pressure in multiple projects simultaneously and be able to set priorities
•Self-motivated, team player, responsible and comfortable in making decisions for your team
•Excellent communicator (written and verbal communication skills) with the ability to speak effectively with customers and team
•Ability to apply basic algebra, geometry and experience in use of ERP environment
•Fluent in English
WHAT TO EXPECT
It's time to embrace your next challenge! This is your opportunity to be part of Tosaf. We have spent more than 30 years to become one of the global leaders in Masterbatches and additives for plastics and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We want you to be able to grow up and increase your knowledge bringing Tosaf to achieve new goals.
If you live around Bessemer City (NC) and you want to challenge yourself, this is the job for you.
We are waiting for you!