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Microbiology Supervisor

Kelly Services
Horsham, PA 19044
Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a **Direct Hire** opportunity to work as a **Microbiology Supervisor** in the food industry located in **Horsham, PA.**


**Shift: M-F, 8am-5pm (will need to temporarily work 10-hour days in the beginning until fully staffed)**


**Summary/Objective**


Lead and support daily laboratory operations in the Food Microbiology department by ensuring that they are sustainably staffed, and approved processes and systems are in place, maintained and functional.


**Essential Functions**


+ Organize and execute daily laboratory operations to ensure that resources are effectively scheduled to deliver on customer commitments in a way that is compliant with the quality system, established protocols and procedures and corporate policies.

+ Ensure that client results are analyzed and approved by qualified individuals within established turnaround times, ensuring that traceability and documentation requirements are unfailingly met.

+ Support result interpretation and, when appropriate, involve other experts in the interpretation and communication of results.

+ Review and authorize test results, supporting sample analysis troubleshooting and client specific requests.

+ Support Laboratory Manager and/or Director in laboratory operations by providing critical analysis of laboratory metrics, thorough investigation of quality issues, including effectiveness evaluation of corrective actions, suggestions for improvement and support for planning and budgeting processes.

+ Ensure that all staff are trained in a way that supports the quality of work being produced and that all training is documented.

+ Ensure there is a plan to keep the laboratory staffed sustainably by developing succession plans and recruiting strategies are developed, implemented and evaluated on an ongoing basis.

+ Monitor maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.

+ Engage the staff in the ongoing improvement of the laboratory, by involving them in changes being made and encouraging them to contribute their _Bright Ideas_ . Support the qualification of any ideas with merit.

+ Develop staff by proving meaningful and constructive feedback on an ongoing basis and in the context of the performance review process. Ensure that policies with respect to performance reviews are strictly adhered to. Ensure that hire/fire/discipline practices are carried out in a fair, clear and compliant way. Ensure the proactive involvement of management and HR in all appropriate cases.

+ Guide resolution of administrative, technical or interpersonal problems. Seek support from within the organization for technical, quality, procedural and any other issues.


**General Responsibilities**


+ Support and comply with all Company policies, Quality Systems & Health and Safety policies.

+ Support Client Services to respond to client inquiries, complaints, and concerns.

+ Participate in third party and internal audits as required.

+ Create, review, revise, and approve SOPs.

+ Direct and advise personnel in test procedures and results interpretation.

+ Monitor laboratory purchase of inventory and storage.


**Supervisory Responsibility**


+ Manage Human Resources functions for direct reports.

+ Interview for open positions and make decisions regarding new hires.


**Work Environment**


This job operates in an office and laboratory environment.


**Work Relationships**


+ Internal: Laboratory Personnel, Supervisors, and Managers on a daily basis. Regular communication with Data Entry and Client Services. Periodic communication with Sales group.

+ External: Periodic communication with vendors, clients, and contract laboratories.


**Required Education and Experience**


+ Bachelors degree in related field and/or minimum 3 years of relevant industry experience

+ Demonstrated ability to work with a team.

+ Positive outlook with the ability to adapt to a changing environment.


**APPLY NOW FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION!!**


**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: 2021-08-27 Expires: 2021-09-27

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