San Luis Obispo, California

Company Overview and Values

Why work at Entegris?Lead. Inspire. Innovate. Define Your Future.Not everyone who works for a global company shares the same background, experiences and perspectives. We leverage the differences of our employees to bring new ideas to the table. Every employee throughout the company is encouraged to share input on projects and initiatives. Our decision making process is truly a collaborative effort as we realize there are leaders at every level of the organization. We put our values at the core of how we operate as an organization - not just when it's convenient, but in a lasting and meaningful way. We want the time and energy you spend here to have a positive impact on your life inside and outside of the office.

Entegris is a values-driven culture and our employees rally around our core PACE values: People Accountability

Creativity Excellence
The Role

The Quality Testing Laboratory Supervisor will provide supervision and technical expertise for final product and raw materials testing at our San Luis Obispo, CA location. This position is responsible for leading a team of chemists and technicians, driving safety and quality compliance as well as providing certification and technical development for the team as needed. The supervisor must assure lab equipment and instrumentation such as APIMS, particle counters, and TDLAS is maintained properly through hands-on troubleshooting and/or service contract support. Accuracy of reported results is paramount while maintaining necessary lead times for completion of testing.

The environment is fast paced and requires strong organization skills to manage day to day activities and test scheduling. Communication within the lab and internal customers is critical to success. Metrology should be verified through daily calibration. Familiarity with common statistical techniques, technical report authoring, and instrument and method detection limits is required.
In this role you will

  • Provide direct supervision, mentoring, and development opportunities to team
  • Work with R&D to employ Quality tools and techniques when developing test methods and product specifications
  • Serve as subject matter expert (SME) internally and externally
  • Participate in site Continuous Improvement activities across safety, quality, and efficiency

  • Maintain a safe laboratory environment through compliance with Entegris policies
  • Participate on Safety Teams as required, perform 6S lab audits in support
  • Author and/or review test methods and specifications, work instructions, and other technical documents as required
  • Provide management with monthly Lab performance metrics
  • Collaborate with other Entegris labs to establish and implement best practices

Embrace and promote Entegris' PACE Values
  • People and Teamwork
  • Accountability, Integrity and Trust
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Dedication to Excellence
Traits we believe make a strong candidate
  • BS or MS in Analytical Chemistry or equivalent
  • 5+ years of lab experience using APIMS and other gas analysis equipment w/strong equipment knowledge and troubleshooting skills
  • 2+ years of lab supervision / management experience
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information to both expert and novice internal and external audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong personnel team building skills
  • Well organized
  • Primarily in the laboratory, occasionally in manufacturing process areas that may include a clean room environment
What we offer:

Our total rewards package goes above and beyond just a paycheck. Whether you're looking to build your career, improve your health, or protect your wealth, we offer generous benefits to help you achieve your goals.
  • Very Competitive total compensation plans.
  • A 401(K) plan to help you plan for your future with an impressive employer match that's all yours- no vesting!
  • Great health, dental and vision insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you're happy and healthy.
  • A progressive PTO policy that empowers our employees to take the time they need to recharge!



At Entegris we are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. Our policy is to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their individual abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital or military status.

San Luis Obispo, California

Our organization proudly supports our Nation’s active and reserve military service members, veterans, and their families. Entegris honors the extraordinary sacrifices you have made for our country and realize that through this service, you bring a unique set of values, perspectives, and experiences with you. At Entegris, we put our values - People, Accountability, Creativity and Dedication to Excellence - at the core of how we operate as an organization. We believe what we do is as important as how we do it. We want you to be part of our dynamic culture, which champions leaders at every level of the company.

More about Entegris

Through the power of our solutions and technology expertise, Entegris provides customers with innovative, science-based solutions to their toughest technology challenges.  Headquartered in Billerica, Massachusetts, Entegris employs approximately 5,100 people worldwide, with roughly half employed in Asia-Pacific or Europe. With research and development, customer service, analytical labs, and manufacturing in Asia-Pacific, North America and Europe, Entegris supports customers around the globe as they take technology to the next level.

We Are Hiring! 

Are you a transitioning member of the military or a military veteran who is looking for a civilian career that provides opportunities for growth and career advancement?  Entegris is currently looking for Technicians, Engineers, Supervisors, Operators and Managers.  If you are interested in a career in one of these fields, check out our current open positions to the right for more information and to apply today!

What Happens After You Apply?

Once you click ‘Apply Now’ on an Entegris job posting, you will be re-directed to fill out an application on Entegris’ career page.  In order to be considered for next steps, please complete the application on Entergis’ career page and make sure you have an updated resume uploaded to your RecruitMilitary profile.  Once Entegris reviews your resume and profile, a recruiter will reach out to provide you with more information and to schedule you for an interview.

How to Win an Interview with Entegris:

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2.     Review the company website. Know their mission and values. What do they do? What are their products?

3.     Prepare a few questions to ask on your interview.

4.     Prepare to discuss your military or civilian background and how it relates to the position. 

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