Microbiology Laboratory Manager

Employer
The Judge Group
Location
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 02, 2021
Ref
2272423580
Discipline
Biology
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Location: Cetronia, PA
Description: Food industry auditing firm is seeking a Lab Manager.
Responsibilities:
JOB SUMMARY
  • Manager laboratory operations and maintain relationship with laboratory clients.
  • Generate and communicate microbiological and chemical testing results.
  • Work closely with the Director of Laboratory Operations and the Director of Laboratory Technical Services
  • Maintain quality and efficiency of lab operations
  • Conduct and manage training of new and current lab employees
  • Manager distribution of workload
  • Ensure that aseptic/microbiological and sound chemical techniques are applied to the daily workload
  • Approve laboratory expenditures, including outside lab testing, shipping, and supply orders
  • Make sure that all equipment is in stock and working properly
  • Maintain documentation and ensure procedures and documentation are in compliance and up to date with ISO 17025 guidelines
  • Ensure that all technical procedures are up to date and properly followed in collaboration with the Director of Laboratory Technical Services, the Technical Supervisor, and the Assistant Laboratory Manager
  • Maintain working knowledge of processes, procedures, or techniques in accordance with the Methods Manual, Quality Manual, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Safety Manual, and approved laboratory procedures
  • Stay current on technical information and competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food industry issues and trends
Requirements:
  • MS degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Technology, or related field
  • Experience in a microbiological and/or chemical testing environment
  • Five years experience in a commercial food-testing laboratory
  • ISO 17025 experience a huge plus
Company will provide relocation assistance.

Contact: dbford@judge.com
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