• Senior Project Microbiologist

    Job Location(s) US-CA-Livermore
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    Nutritional Chemistry
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  • Job Overview

    We are seeking a Senior Project Microbiologist to be based out of our Livermore, CA site.  This position will be responsible being the single point of control for research studies and projects.  Duties will include the following:


    • Coordinates efforts of the study team.
    • Manages client relationships.
    • Compiles and communicates study requirements to appropriate study team members.
    • Develops protocols and ensures that the protocol and report, including any changes, are approved and in compliance with appropriate SOPs, GXPs, quality agreements, and regulatory agency guidelines.
    • Provides relevant information to assure accuracy of forecast and revenue recognition, reviews cost estimate and financial information for accuracy.
    • Monitors progress and status of assigned studies. Ensures that all experimental data, including observations of unanticipated responses to the test system, are accurately recorded and verified.
    • Provides technical/scientific guidance and leadership to ensure project completion and to other areas of the company.
    • Performs post-project analysis of study performance.
    • Leads and sponsors client visits.
    • Responds to unscheduled deadlines, client needs, and crises without neglecting other duties.
    • Co-authors scientific papers/posters which are published or presented at scientific meetings.
    • Assures on-time delivery of high quality data and reports.
    • Evaluates data to assure regulatory guidelines and scientific expectations are met.
    • On a broad basis, able to apply appropriate engineering and chemistry principles, theories, and concepts within the field of discipline. Applies a working knowledge of related disciplines.
    • Provide training and supervision to the division.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    • Travel as required (up to 40%)


    M.S. or Ph.D. in Food Microbiology, Food Engineering or closely related field.


    M.S. with 3-5 years, Ph.D. with 2-3 years of experience in the food industry or research.


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