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Laboratory and Research Manager

Company: Stark International
Location : New Glasgow,NS

* This is an ECO Canada Youth Employment Program position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile

Established in 1994, the Stark International heritage started through offering transformer oil diagnostics/analysis and oil processing services, a specialist strength to this day. Our services extend the life of transformers, minimize waste and envionmental damage and support our customers in delivering essential services.

Job Description

The Laboratory and research Manager is responsible for developing and managing the company’s diagnostic and chemical services, and helping drive company-wide growth by working on research and development, with a focus on SRED eligibility.

• Bachelor's degree in a scientific field preferred
• 1-2 years of experience working in a lab, including lab set up and management experience
• Strong attention to detail and able to prepare quality documentation
• Knowledge and experience of IEEE standards
• Excellent organizational skills
• Ability to identify and solve problems, and develop the company through research and development


• An opportunity to create your own role within a growing and entrepreneurial organization
• Competitive salary and achievable and rewarding incentive structure


• Install and initiate the laboratory equipment to ensure efficient operations
• Perform routine and non-routine tests and analyses using the appropriate technical equipment and instruments
• Receive or collect, as well as process, samples
• Calculate test results, and log and report results in a systematic manner
• Prepare and supervise experiments
• Perform quality control and calibrate equipment if necessary
• Maintain equipment in proper working order and maintain a clean work area
• Practice safe work habits, including complying with all safety, health, and environmental rules and regulations

• Knowledge and experience of IEEE standards
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to take initiative
• Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Acrobat Pro, ERP and CRM systems