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Technical Leader, Microbiology Food Solutions

Covance 4/20/2018 5:57:35 PM
JOB ID: 18872 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Livermore, California



Job Overview

Technical Leader, Microbiology Food Solutions - Livermore, California

2nd shift Tue - Sat

Exciting Opportunity to be part of a new lab set up! This position requires a strong background in Microbiology Food Testing.

The Microbiology Technical Leader has overall responsibility for the technical conduct of routine assays, study work, and validation procedures, as well as the analytical direction, review, documentation and reporting of results.

* Communicates pertinent questions or information to client service staff, sample management, study directors, and clients.
* Responsible for completing Out of Specification (OOS) reports, Covance Laboratory Investigation Reports (LIR's), Corrective Action/Preventative Action (CAPA) reports, or other
* Discusses project or method issues with the area supervisor, and suggests solutions and actions.
* Initiates eNotes and responds to eQA audits as needed.
* Works with lab staff to implement client specific procedures, investigations, or validations.


* Bachelor's degree in science.
* Relevant Experience may be substituted for education.
* Skilled in the appropriate scientific field.
* Knowledge of regulatory agency guidelines.
* Effective time management and organizational skills.
* Ability to conduct limited review of related literature and references to obtain the required information and subsequently apply it.
* Skilled in data interpretation and report writing.
* Exhibits interpersonal skills, and is a team player.


5 years of Food Microbiology testing Experience

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Livermore, CA - California


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

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