Food Microbiology Manager

Employer
EMSL Analytical, Inc
Location
Cinnaminson, New Jersey, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 24, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2337072033
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description
EMSL Analytical, Inc., one of the largest environmental testing firms in the United States, is currently seeking a Full Time Food Microbiology Manager for its Cinnaminson, NJ location. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a commercial food microbiology testing laboratory setting. The position will be primarily responsible for supervising the food microbiology operation. The incumbent will be able to lead a group of trained analysts and technicians to ensure quality data, timely results, and compliance to ISO 17025 and internal standards. The contract testing laboratory environment is fast-paced and requires attention to detail, high-level organizational skills, and the ability to multitask. This job also requires the ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage the daily operation of a contract food microbiology testing laboratory.
Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of food and food-related products to include: Aerobic Plate Count, Total Coliform / E. coli, Staphylococcus aureus , Yeast & Mold, Salmonella, Listeria, E. coli O157:H7.
Confirmation analysis of presumptive and suspect isolates.
Managing and conducting specialty projects as needed such as Shelf Life Studies, Challenge Studies, FDA Import Detention Projects and others as assigned.
Laboratory organization, supply inventory, calibrations, authoring and revising SOPs/forms and cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment.

Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree preferably in Microbiology, Biology, Food Science, or other Life Science discipline.
Five plus years' previous food microbiology experience in a commercial or academic lab in a supervisory role is desired.
Experience with VIDAS and matrix validations a plus.
Experiencing training team members a plus.
Must be able to work independently and with a team.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced setting, multi-task, and prioritize assignments.
Must have good communication, computer and organizational skills.
Candidate must be able to distinguish colors in order to perform analysis.

Available Shift:
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with weekend rotation schedule as needed or extra hours to meet business demands.

For consideration, all candidates must apply through our company website:

EMSL Careers Center Website:
https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf02/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=EMSL&cws=40&rid=3357

As the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to become a part of a close knit team where you can advance within and develop professionally. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.

EMSL offers full time benefits: medical, dental, 401(k), voluntary benefits, paid time off, holiday pay and a flexible spending account.

To find out more about EMSL Analytical, Inc. please visit our website at: www.emsl.com

EOE including Veterans and Disabled.
Company DescriptionAs the nation's leading environmental testing firm, EMSL's network of nationwide laboratories has been providing quality analytical services since 1981. We offer a wide array of analytical testing services to support environmental investigations focused on asbestos, microbiology, lead paint, environmental chemistry, indoor air quality, industrial hygiene and food testing. Additionally, we also provide materials testing, characterization, and forensic laboratory services for a wide range of commercial, industrial, regulatory, and law enforcement clients.

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is a stable and growing company that offers the opportunity to cross train, advance within, and become a part of a close knit team. EMSL laboratories are throughout the U.S. and international with laboratory locations in Canada.