Microbiology Manager (FG Tech Center-Caldwell, ID)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Microbiology Manager position available at our Tech Center location in Caldwell, ID.
Summary The Microbiology Manager is responsible for managing all aspects of the Food Group Microbiology Laboratory which provides laboratory support for the Simplot Idaho processing facility as well as fully supporting the overall Food Group Business. This position will effectively manage all Microbiologist positions which will involve supporting seven day per week coverage.
Maintain laboratory practices and systems in accordance with ISO17025 requirements.
Motivate and provide training to Microbiologist workforce.
Manage workload priorities and schedule Microbiologists as appropriate
Maintain and measure high level of customer satisfaction.
Support Microbiologist positions to meet business needs.
Review and approve analytical results.
Manage lab operating budget.
Conduct quality improvement initiatives.
Identify and assist in implementing continuous improvement processes. Requirements
Master's degree in microbiology or biotechnology field preferred.
Eight plus years' experience in Laboratory or associated environments.
Exposure to ISO 17025, laboratory auditing and laboratory quality control programs.
Demonstrated managerial and training experience.
A combination of education and experience will be considered.
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