Director- Food Safety Net Services
San Antonio, TX
SAFETY NET SERVICES
Salary Range: $100,000-$150,000/year
(Located in San Antonio,
Responsible for all operational aspects
of the Chemistry Laboratory business including planning, operations, staff
management, and financial results. The function of this position is
to oversee and direct the staff dedicated to Chemistry testing within
FSNS. This position is responsible for application and evaluation of
approved chemistry techniques and methodologies used in analysis of food
products as they relate to accreditation, certification, proficiency
testing, and client maintenance. This position will have frequent
contact with the laboratory client base as well as review of new work, new
staffing structures, new technical approaches, and work distribution
Oversee food laboratory operations.
Direct management in handling people, resources, and work
Meet or exceed revenue and operating margin goals developed by
Ensure customer satisfaction.
Client interactions to determine best approaches and work
Vendor interactions to determine efficiencies, equipment needs
and cutting edge supply approaches.
Establish a clear understanding of local customer needs and
competitive activities/offerings for food laboratory services.
Ensure up to date Quality and Operational Manuals.
Determine services to be offered with method, pricing,
requirements, and turn-around-time.
Ensure Laboratories follow directed FSNS Safety Programs.
Ensure compliance with regulatory and accreditation
requirements including documentation and records maintenance.
Provide guidance to laboratory management in inventory and
Ensure proper supervision of all personnel including
selection, performance management, development, and compensation.
Manage customer relations and satisfaction in concert with
customer support, consulting team, and sales.
Financial planning, manage to expense
budgets, and meet quarterly revenue and operating margin targets.
Assist in sales and marketing of Chemistry Services.
Maintain laboratory condition including equipment, supplies,
quality assurance programs, and accurate records throughout all procedures.
Perform all activities in a neat, safe, hygienic, and
Share information in an open and timely manner.
Responsible for the safety of oneself and others working
within their area.
Responsible for the completion of required training.
Five years industrial food safety and quality assurance.
Master of Science in Chemistry or related field in Chemistry.
Ph.D. degree in Chemistry preferred.
Two years of management experience required; commercial lab
Training in laboratory audits, A2LA-ISO regulations and
guidelines and related quality assurance experience.
Business knowledge as it relates to budgeting, labor analysis,
and gross profit.
Advanced studies in food science and/or microbiological
Applied food analysis experience with multiple food types and
multiple laboratories preferred.
International food processing and retail experience preferred.
Or equivalent combination and experience.
Please apply online at
questions, please contact Michelle Matthews
199 W. Rhapsody
Food Safety Net Services is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including Women, Minorities,
Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.