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Operations Supervisor, Microbiology

Merieux NutriSciences Crete, IL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
  • Supervise the activities of departmental personnel to ensure operations are in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and assigned tasks.

  • Communicate any emerging client requirements to laboratory personnel as needed.

  • Communicate procedural and operational difficulties and delays to client service personnel or the client as required. 

  • Read, calculate and record analysis data to produce a report for the client.  Correct any discrepancies that occur.

  • Administer corporate human resource programs relating to employee recruitment and retention, compensation, training and development, equal employment opportunity, performance appraisal, and employment record documentation.

  • Educate and train departmental personnel on correct procedures and new analysis methods.  Evaluate current methods and recommend modifications as new procedures become available. 

  • Arrange and document work schedules for departmental personnel so that analysis is accurately completed to maintain effective and efficient operations.

  • Assist departmental personnel with analysis tasks as needed to ensure timely results.

  • Maintain supplies and instrumentation for operating departments.

  • Responsibility and authority, in conjunction with the Operations Manager or Lab Director, to cease specific analyses under their responsibility when evidence from the quality system indicated the process is not in control and the quality of the results is compromised as a result of the non-conformances.

  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.

  • Ensure that employees obtain knowledge of LIMS sufficient to perform job responsibilities.  Institute and maintain systems to monitor and verify related LIMS training.

  • Maintain expertise in the field of food science by attending relevant seminars and using available reading material.

  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.

  • This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate action to prevent or minimize   departures from the quality system or test procedures.  This authority includes addressing resource needs to properly address issues such as client turn-around time requirements, overtime limits, employee turnover, work stoppage and assure the appropriate type and amount of materials are ready and available for use.

  • Perform other related tasks as needed

Company Description
Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.

Food safety and quality are at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry.

From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf.

Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations.

Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.

Merieux NutriSciences

Why Work Here?
Merieux NutriSciences is dedicated to protecting consumers health and we are always looking for dedicated members to join our team!

Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain. Food safety and quality are at the very heart of our expertise as a leading partner to the global food industry. From isolating and identifying foodborne pathogens to guaranteeing product stability and nutritional content, we offer a full portfolio of contract research services to ensure the quality and safety of foods from concept development to retail shelf. Mérieux NutriSciences professionals can help food companies develop and implement their Food Safety Plan according to the applicable regulations. Around the world, Mérieux NutriSciences offers testing, auditing, consulting, training, and research services – all of which can be customized to meet the needs of manufacturers, food processors, caterers and retailers.

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Crete, IL
USA

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Science

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