Project Manager
ALS Group USA, Corp.

Fort Collins, Colorado


ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation. ALS provides a diversified line of independent analytical services to a wide range of top-tier customers in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, environmental, and food industries. Our diverse laboratories perform routine and specialty analytical testing for compliance, safety, certification and verification purposes.

General Accountability:

The primary purpose of this position is to work with customers to determine their analytical needs, coordinates with laboratory and administrative staff to ensure that these needs are understood, and ensures that the service provided adequately meets these defined needs.


Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Client Responsibilities
  • Establish a working relationship with client.
  • Identify client's analytical needs and how the lab can address these needs.
  • Plan analytical program to meet these needs.
  • Keep client informed of progress of work.
  • Report findings and results back to client.
  • Communicate client concerns/issues to lab management.
  • Keep client informed of new developments and lab services.
  • Provides quotations and job specifications for specific work.

  1. Project Responsibilities
  • Work with client and lab to define project specifications. Communicate project schedule to lab.
  • Work with Sample Receiving to ensure proper receipt and processing of projects .
  • Review incoming work to ensure work requests are properly specified according to project requirements.
  • Track as required projects through the lab keeping client and lab personnel appraised of progress.
  • Prepare, review, and approve invoices for specific work orders.

  1. Reporting and QA/QC Responsibilities:
  • Ensure consistent reporting formats for clients.
  • Responsible for meeting QA objectives for specified projects.
  • Approves certified analytical reports.
  • Brings problems or issues relative to work to the QA Coordinator, Lab Operations, or Lab Management for study and resolution.
  • At times may be involved with QAP development.
  • May participate in specific marketing activities (i.e., trade show booths), if appropriate.
  • Identifies and communicates to management on new marketing opportunities and other issues.
  • Works closely with SC, Lab Operations, QA/QC, and administrative staff to keep everyone informed as appropriate on client issues and projects.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Motivational skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Ability to use (or learn to use) LIMS and other computer software for logins, program specs, invoicing, and other required tasks.
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage several projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to prepare quotes and basic proposals.
  • Ability to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

Required Education and Experience:
  • Advanced degree in Chemistry or any related science with 5+ years of experience in analytical laboratory operations.

Physical Demands:
  • Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with staff, management, and clients.
  • Able to sit, and /or stand for 100% of an 8 hour day.
  • Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate computer and other equipment.
  • Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.

ALS offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Health Coverage: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Retirement Plan: 401(k) and Roth contributions with a company match after 6 months of employment
  • Paid Time Off, Vacation
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Other: Ancillary benefits

Salary range: $40,000.00 - $72,000.00

We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

"ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society"

ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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