Company: InfoStaff
Location: New Orleans, LA 70164
Type: Full Time
Experience: Manager
Compensation: $70,000 - $79,999
Education: Bachelor of Science
Travel: None
Will Relocate: Yes
Shift: First

Our client’s services include chemical analysis, inspection and sampling of food and commodities, such as grain and grain by-products and food safety consulting.

Their analytical methods and personnel are certified, approved, or accredited by recognized organizations such as A2LA, AOCS, FOSFA and GAFTA. Additionally, they have been certified by the Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare.

They are searching for a Laboratory Department Manager in New Orleans, LA.

Department Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

· Responsible for direct line supervision of analysts and all activities relating to sample testing and instrument maintenance in the Oils and Grain Testing Laboratory.

· Training of employees on test methods, safety rules and procedures as well as quality program.

· Method development of new analytical methods.

· Data review of all test results and determining if controls meet QC acceptance criteria.

· Authorizing technical documents including Standard Operating Procedures, and control specifications.

· Monitoring equipment control documentation.

· Maintaining test result records and electronic data records.

· Monitoring employee's punctuality, work habits, and communication of workers' performance to upper management.

· Maintaining sufficient knowledge of ongoing changes within the area of supervision to provide accurate guidance during development of new project.

· Ensuring implementation of quality control program in the laboratory.

· Troubleshooting of equipment and analytical procedures.

· Provides technical guidance and expertise to laboratory analysts in the Food Chemistry, Oil and Grain testing

· Receives directions from the Manager of Method Development and Validation regarding validation of existing analytical methods.

The ideal candidate would possess :

· Strong leadership, initiative, and teambuilding skills

· Strong computer, scientific, and organizational skills

· Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

· Ability to work with minimal supervision

· Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

· Bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or other related degree concentration, or equivalent directly-related experience (two years of directly related industry experience is equivalent to one full-time year of college in related major)

· At least five years of directly related experience in a food chemistry testing environment and a minimum of 2 years in a supervisory role

· Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Salary Range: $70,000 - $79,999

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