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Part-Time Host/Server (Lead)

Covance 4/18/2018 1:24:40 PM
JOB ID: 18983 Category: Product Development Food
Livermore, California



Job Overview

This is a rare opportunity for those loving the food industry – but not the late night hours. Do you have Experience as a restaurant host or server? Are you passionate about pursuing a food industry career? Our Lead Food Host – Server (Lead Field Associate) position is your answer. Work in our state of the art facility in Livermore, CA part-time (day time and early evening hours) with an hourly rate of $16.00.

The Lead Food Host – Server (Field Associate) will be one of a team of experts in all field associate functions roles, processes, procedures and technology required on site to successfully execute a research event. You will be reporting to the Operations Manager – Resource Coordinator.

As the Covance representative, you will be promoting a positive work environment and leading the team, making sure the process is followed on the day of the study.

As the Lead you will be responsible for organizing the test area, conveying information to staff on study specifics, maintaining quality of all functional areas and acting as a coach and role model to other staff.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

* The Lead will be responsible for the organization, and quality of the tests, ensuring they are completed with control, consistency and are defect-free.
* You will demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness, fully understanding test parameters and expectations of focus area to ensure control of all variables.
* Using your skill set, you will train staff on daily responsibilities.
* You will also ensure all quality check points, safety/hygiene protocols are understood and completed consistently by team throughout the test.
* Participate in pre-test Hand-Off Meeting – ask questions, ensure transparency around client's objectives and planned tactics, assess possible risks and potential mitigation techniques.
* Responsible for test Set up, Wrap up and post-test debrief with Operations Manager.
* Receive & process inventory as necessary to ensure product is checked in & properly stored.
* Enter inventory into Salesforce accurately and completely, ensuring product received exactly matches project specifications.
* Properly dispose of remaining product, as directed by client, in a timely manner.
* Assist in keeping workspaces clean and orderly.
* Scheduling of staff for all testing events
* Managing of test incentives

The Lead works multiple shifts per week and will be scheduled as warehouse or office support as needed to meet the business needs

Some travel required to handle remote tests and involvement in remote vendor management.


* Minimum of high school diploma or a GED equivalent certificate from a certified institution
* Well versed in all computer systems (Salesforce and Microsoft Office specifically)


* At least one year of related Experience and/or training.
* Safe Serve certified preferred

Position Type: Part-Time

Location: Livermore, CA - California


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

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).