Role details

Lab Supervisor - Food & Beverage

Des Plaines   •   USD75,000 - USD90,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Great opportunity with a food laboratory experiencing record growth
  • Fast-paced enviroment with multiple career paths at state-of-the-art facility

About Our Client

My client is an established laboratory that specializes in food testing and consulting services. These include: Microbiology / Food Safety Laboratory Testing, Sensory Research, Chemistry Laboratory Testing, Shelf Life & Challenge Studies. They have an immediate need for a candidate with 2 years of relevant supervisory experience to effectively monitor and direct their microbiology department's laboratory operations.

Job Description

  • Manage and monitor all assigned sections of ISO 17025 Quality Management Systems
  • Monitor quality control on equipment and test performed
  • Resolve Corrective and/or Preventative Action Reports for laboratory
  • Participate in third-party and internal audits as required
  • Manage Human Resources functions for all direct reports
  • Monitor laboratory areas
  • Ensure all workplace accidents are reported immediately and completely
  • Ensure employees adhere to required laboratory safety policies and procedures
  • Support NB safety officer by preforming eye wash, safety shower and first aid kit checks
  • Direct and advise personnel in test procedures
  • Create, review, and revise SOPs
  • Maintain IDPH certification for the department while serving as IDPH supervisor
  • Prepare FDA paperwork for detained client samples
  • Develop, maintain, and implement employee progression plans
  • Train and monitor documented training of new employees
  • Preform 90-day annual evaluations for all direct reports

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field
  • 3-5 years of experience (laboratory setting preferred)
  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience
  • Proficiency with LIMS
  • Strong leadership qualities

What's on Offer

Competitive Salary 75K-90K BOE, bonus + benefits

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