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Laboratory Operations Manager

Kelly Services
Tucker, GA 30085
**Laboratory Operations Manager**


Tucker, Georgia


Kelly Science & Clinical is looking for a **direct hire** Laboratory Operations Manager!


The lab is ISO 17026 accredited and provides microbiological and chemical food safety testing. This is a mid-shift position working your choice of (12:00pm 9:00pm) or (1:00pm 10:00pm).


**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ Partner with Laboratory Manager to hire, train, engage, empower, schedule labor and workflow, coach, counsel, review performance and develop all laboratory team members in accordance with company standard of operations in a matter that promotes high quality, integrity, teamwork, and a sense of urgency.

+ Achieve a high level of proficiency in all positions within the laboratory.

+ Participate in generating and interpreting operations budgets and various operational reports, as needed.

+ Understand and assist with proficiency, technical/scientific standards, employee training, quality control processes, and records in all laboratories.

+ Ensure that results are accurate through management of data traceability in LIMS system and handwritten reports as well as adherence to approved laboratory techniques. Authority to stop work if standards are not met.

+ Work with Technical Manager to ensure laboratory execution is in compliance with Quality Management systems, ISO 17025, and customer programs to include internal and external proficiency testing.

+ Address and resolve any malfunctioning equipment/facility issues or non-compliance of supplies and reagents.

+ Be proficient in the practical applications of method validation, competitors' methods, and industry regulations.

+ Independently pursue and have a working knowledge of processes, procedures, and techniques in accordance with company written policies and procedures.

+ Review and visually audit laboratory staff and processes to ensure compliance with methods and standard operating procedures.

+ Provide unsurpassed customer service, managing sample and testing flow to meet customers' individual specifications and turnaround time deadlines. Communicate directly with laboratory client base. Lead on-boarding process for new customers or testing.

+ Isolate needs for any retests of client samples based on quality control concerns or abnormal results.

+ Maintain a high degree of technical competence by reading scientific journals, attending professional workshops, and being aware of food industry issues and trends.

+ Responsible for the safety of oneself and others working within their area

+ Responsible for the completion of required training

+ Authorized for method verification


**SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES**


+ Supervision and oversight of multiple supervisors, team leaders and employees.

+ Carries out all responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, standard operating procedures, and best practices.

+ Assisting with managing priorities and schedule such that individual goals as well as team goals are achieved with encouraged team participation

+ Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations

+ Maintain harmony in the workplace and professional business demeanor.


**MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS**


+ Preferred BS/MS Degree in Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Technology, or related field technical procedures, or governmental regulations preferred or pursuing or equivalent work experience

+ Must have 5+ years direct experience in commercial microbiological laboratory testing and 3+ years direct supervision of employees.

+ Customer service experience preferred.

+ Must understand GMPs, GLPs, and laboratory quality assurance principles and procedures.

+ Understanding of ISO/IEC 17025 preferred.

+ Experience with computerized laboratory information management systems (LIMS) preferred.


**BENEFITS**


+ Medical

+ Vision

+ Dental

+ Progressive 401k Retirement Savings Plan

+ Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life Insurance

+ Tuition Reimbursement

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Dental

+ Paid Holidays and Time Off


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)
Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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