Laboratory Supervisor

Updated: about 1 year ago
Location: Columbus, OHIO
Job Type: FullTime

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Number of Positions Available 1
University Title Laboratory Supervisor
Working Title Laboratory Supervisor
Department Mechanical & Aerospace Engr
Department Location Columbus
Requisition Number 453351
Summary of Duties

In conjunction with faculty and research staff, supervises and coordinates the operations of the Dynamic Mechanics of Materials Laboratory (DMML) within the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE); operates hydraulic testing machines (Instron and MTS) and other equipment used for testing materials; uses Digital Image Correlation instruments and software; records and processes data using digital cameras, oscilloscopes, and computers; designs fixtures for material testing; maintains lab equipment and makes recommendations for the procurement of supplies and related equipment; ensures applicable safety procedures and standards are followed and enforced; implements current laboratory safety programs; ensures laboratory personnel have appropriate safety training and/or credentials, as needed; prepares testing results, writes final reports and prepares presentations; advises and assists researchers with the use of material testing equipment; coordinates fabrication of specimens at machine shops inside and outside OSU; modifies existing equipment as needed to meet new and changed needs; suggests and implements technological innovations for future research.

Additional Information for Applicants:

Cover letter and resume required with application.

Pre Employment Screening Requires the successful completion of a background check.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in mechanics, mechanical engineering, or other related field of engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience; considerable knowledge of laboratory methods, materials, and equipment; experience with laboratory safety procedures and practices; knowledge of computer programming in MATLAB and other software.

Desired Qualifications

Master’s degree in mechanics or related field of Engineering.

Target Salary $50,000.00 - $58,000.00 Annually
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%)


Full/Part Time Full-time
Temporary or Regular Regular
Posting Start Date 09/14/2019
Posting End Date 09/29/2019
Dept Contact Name Grimes,Lance Matthew
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