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Operations Manager - Eurofins Environment Testing America, Sacramento CA

Employer
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories
Location
Sacramento County, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Forensics, Administration/Operations
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Eurofins Testing America Northern California - is searching for an Operations Manager in Sacramento, CA.

Manages the day-to-day operational activities of an analytical laboratory. Directly supervises Department Managers and Supervisors. The Operations Manager coordinates the efforts of multiple analytical operating groups. Provides strategic and technical assistance to the Business Unit Manager / Laboratory Director to evaluate, derive and implement longer term strategy for operational improvements in laboratory's processes and systems.

Operations Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Manages department managers and supervisors and work with/through these groups to coordinate the work of analytical laboratory groups by ensuring coverage and performance while fostering morale and teamwork.
  • Assists in setting work priorities in an effort to minimize costs, scheduling conflicts or delays while ensuring adherence to highest quality and efficiency standards in laboratory operations.
  • Works with management group to manage status reports for all current projects and initiatives by reviewing Laboratory Loading Forecasts to evaluate resources, capacity and their ability to meet On Time Delivery (OTD) goals of greater than 90%. Achieving this through conducting regularly scheduled operations meetings to resolve scheduling conflicts and delivery issues.
  • With the Laboratory Director, Client Services and Sales, schedules and directs work to achieve established budget goals of the laboratory.
  • Responsible for personnel management, issue resolution, employee engagement, and professional development of the workforce by identifying training opportunities for lab operations and personnel.
  • Ensure appropriate leadership, scheduling, and training if staff by department managers/supervisors.
  • Working with/through management groups, assists the Laboratory Director to evaluate equipment/methods and makes recommendations on the purchase and implementation of analytical equipment and/or methods.
  • Works with technical resources to evaluate, review and develop standard operating procedures and prepares recommendations as the need arises for new or revised analytical methods.
  • Assists with the generation of the associated Capital Expenditures information required to pursue equipment or analytical methodology improvements.
  • Accountable to understand budget process and necessary financial reports for the lab and to assist in process as needed.
  • Responsible for upholding and enforcing Company policies, including but not limited to, Quality, Safety, Standard Operating Procedures, Ethics and Harassment.
  • Expected to champion Health and Safety and assume ownership for the safety of those employees within her/his responsibility.
  • Consult and collaborate with Operation Managers at other labs in an effort to maximize lab efficiencies.
  • Supports the Human Resources function to ensure that all policies and programs are applied consistently throughout the laboratory; such as discipline and performance.
  • Fulfills Laboratory Director Responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate would possess:
  • Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills
  • Strong decisions making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Organizational and Time Management Skills
  • Possesses problem solving abilities and negotiating skills
  • Performance assessment/Performance Feedback
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Profit and loss experience
  • Familiar with EPA, DOT, OSHA and DOL regulations
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Basic Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in Chemistry or equivalent from an accredited university
  • Ten years laboratory experience including 2 years' experience as an Ops Manager in an environmental analytical laboratory

Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

In a fast growing group, successful leaders are frequently being offered increased areas of responsibility (subject to geographic mobility).

Eurofins offers international opportunities to strong performers.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates may apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins Environment Testing Businesses in US are routinely engaged in Federal Contracts. Federal Governmentvaccination mandates apply to staff working in these businesses. Successful applicants will be required to confirm vaccination status or demonstrate eligibility for medical or religious exemptions prior to commencing employment.
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