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Covance 7/10/2018 3:51:34 PM
JOB ID: 21709 Category: Nutritional Chemistry
Brea, California



Job Overview

Laboratory Supervisor - Food Solutions

Brea, California

Essential Job Duties:

* May be required to assume responsibilities of Site Operations in the absence of the Site Operations Head.
* Schedules staff and assigns resources.
* Prepares technical reports for clients, as appropriate.
* Identifies resource needs, develops purchasing plans, and coordinates installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and space, as applicable.
* Reviews data, 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.
* Performs general human resources responsibilities, including recruitment activities, performance evaluations, and progressive discipline. Provides guidance to other supervisory staff regarding these responsibilities.
* Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions, and implements action plans.
* May act as front line contact for internal and external clients.
* Acts as mentor to other staff. Trains staff in operational processes and procedures.
* Applies expertise in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex equipment or software.
* Evaluates financial and scheduling data pertinent to scientific operations, identifies potential issues, and recommends solutions.


BS/BA degree in Science plus 7-8 years related Experience , and 3-4 years previous management Experience . Experience may be substituted for education


Minimum Required:

* BS/BA degree in Science plus 7-8 years related Experience , and 3-4 years previous management Experience . 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 the laboratory and/or computers and computer software systems.
* Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Brea, 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).