• Sample Management Supervisor, Food Solutions

    Job Location(s) US-MI-Battle Creek
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    Nutritional Chemistry
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    Sample Management Supervisor, Food Solutions - Battle Creek, MI 


    Are you looking for a Supervisory Opportunity in a fast paced Global and growing industry?  We receive samples from all over the world!

    • To supervise the activities of scientific and operational staff responsible for sample preparation for the chemistry and microbiology laboratory.
    • Responsible for analytical data review, data management, and table generation, as applicable. 
    • All activities are conducted in compliance with appropriate SOPs, regulatory agency guidelines.
    • Schedules staff and assigns resources. Identifies resource needs and coordinates installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and space, as applicable.
    • Prepares technical report for clients
    • Reviews cost estimates; compiles and provides revenue and forecast information 
    • Develops appropriate training plans and ensures staff is trained.
    • Develops expertise in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex equipment or software.
    • Performs general human resources responsibilities, including recruitment activities, performance evaluations, and progressive discipline.
    • Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions, and implements action plans.
    • May act as front line contact for internal and external clients.
    • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.


    • BS/BA degree in Science, or equivalent degree plus 3-4 years related experience. Experience may be substituted for education.


    Minimum Required:

    • 3 - 4 years of related experience, external applicants must have prior supervisory/leadership experience
    • Working knowledge of laboratory operations and an understanding of the technical aspects of the laboratory and/or computers and computer software systems; i.e. LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
    • Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.


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