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Merieux NutriSciences Operations Supervisor, Microbiology in Minnetonka, Minnesota

Operations Supervisor, Microbiology Minnetonka Regular MERIEUX NUTRISCIENCES Merieux NutriSciences is a solution provider dedicated to preventing health risks related to food and to the use of everyday products. Offering a wide range of testing and consulting services, our teams are committed to providing our clients with accurate results, delivered on time, with uncompromising ethics, honesty and personal integrity. Our motto: "More than a successful business, we are building a healthier world". Do you want to be a part of it? YOUR DAY TO DAY LIFE We are looking for a Operations Supervisor, Microbiology in 11585 K-Tel Dr, Minnetonka, MN 55343 USA. Your mission will be to: Job Duties: 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 YOUR SKILLS Bachelors degree and 2-5 years of relevant work experience or Masters degree. This position requires a broad knowledge of microbiology, usually obtained from a degree in microbiology, or through related job experience, to analyze and interpret data accurately. A general knowledge of food science is necessary to supervise the analysis of the sample. WHY US You will join a company with an inspiring mission. With us, you could learn and develop yourself in a collaborative, empowering, dynamic and challenging environment. Entrepreneurship and improving public health are part of our DNA. Join us and contribute to a meaningful Project! To apply please click on 'Apply now' button Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities