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Supervisor, Microbiology Lab - Food Solutions

Covance 4/13/2018 7:14:54 AM
JOB ID: 18871 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Livermore, California



Job Overview

Supervisor, Microbiology Lab, Food Solutions - Livermore, California

2nd shift Tue - Sat

Exciting Opportunity to be part of a new lab set up! This position requires Contract Laboratory or Microbiology Laboratory Experience .
- Schedules staff and assigns resources. Identifies resource needs and coordinates installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and space

* Reviews data and prepares technical report for clients, as applicable.
* Reviews cost estimates; compiles and provides revenue and forecast information to appropriate Covance staff, as applicable.
* Assures staff compliance to SOPs and other regulatory agency guidelines.
* Develops appropriate training plans and ensures staff are trained.
* Develops expertise in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex equipment or software.
* Performs general human resources responsibilities, including recruitment activities, performance evaluations, and progressive discipline.
* Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions, and implements action plans.
* May act as front line contact for internal and external clients.
* Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.


* BS/BA degree in Science, or equivalent degree plus 3-4 years related Experience in the Microbiology side of Food Science and supervision of laboratory staff. Experience may be substituted for education.


* Knowledge of appropriate regulatory agency guidelines.
* Working knowledge of laboratory operations and an understanding of the technical aspects of Microbiology Food Science and laboratory and/or computers and computer software systems.
* Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Livermore, CA - California


Covance Recruiting Process

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If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).