Laboratory/Food Safety Manager – Kansas City, MO

 

Company:

Aerotek Scientific

Location:

Kansas City, Missouri

Category:

Scientific Jobs

Rate:

$120,000.00 to $150,000.00 per Year

Job Type:

Direct Hire

Posting ID:

2005775

Posting Date:

11/30/2009

Allegis Group Family of Hiring Companies

 

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Laboratory/Food Safety Manager Job Description:

Aerotek Scientific, a national leader in scientific staffing, is currently recruiting for a Direct Hire Laboratory and Food Safety Manager for our premier food client in the Kansas City area.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Laboratory and Food Safety Manager will be the driving force in developing the vision, strategy, and priorities of R & D, Quality, and Food Safety for a local Kansas City Laboratory. In addition, the Manager will be a vital part of the Global Food Safety and Business Strategy teams.

This individual will be responsible for ensuring the highest performance levels are met in Microbiological and Analytical Quality and R & D including the continuous improvement of systems and standards.

The Laboratory and Food Safety Manager will also be responsible for internal/external laboratory audits, developing clean factory design, providing HACCP direction for the entire business unit, and overseeing leadership strategy to ensure relevant research capabilities to support the R & D function and create a center for excellence in Analytical Science.

Candidates for the Laboratory and Food Safety Manager must have extensive experience in ALL of the following Key Competencies:

Managing Vision and Purpose
Strategic Agility
Building Effective Teams
Developing Direct Reports
Innovation Management
Intellectual Horsepower
Drive for Results
Priority Setting
Customer Focus
Science and Technology
Quality

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Advanced Degree in a science related discipline is required-Biology, Food Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry etc…

5+ years in an upper level management position within the food industry encompassing Quality and R & D entities in Microbiology and Chemistry. Must have experience directly managing an Analytical Laboratory within the food industry.

Solid understanding of scientific principles within food systems including the chemical and physical characterization of those food systems.

Expertise is the use and troubleshooting of Analytical and Microbiological instrumentation, techniques, processes, and procedures specific to the food industry.

Strong experience in experimental design and statistical data analysis including sampling plans and confidence intervals.

Demonstrated ability to write technical scientific reports and functional knowledge of LIMS.

Industry experience working within a Global Strategic Team for the food industry.

Required Skills for Laboratory/Food Safety Manager Job:

  • ANALYTICAL EXPERT
  • GLOBAL FOOD MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE
  • FOOD SAFETY

About Aerotek Scientific:

Join Aerotek Scientific LLCSM, one of the fastest growing providers of scientific and clinical research services in the nation. Due to our growth, we're constantly on the lookout for qualified professionals to place in contract, contract-to-hire, and permanent placement positions across the scientific and clinical research communities. At Aerotek Scientific, we know it's more than just your day-to-day responsibilities that can make or break a job. It's the support you get. That's the reason Aerotek Scientific offers a variety of benefits including medical, dental, optical, 401k, and many more. Don't put your career in the hands of just anyone, put it in the hands of a specialist. Join the Aerotek Scientific team! Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers.

Contact Information

Angela Middendorf

amiddend@aerotek.com

Aerotek Scientific - Kansas City, MO

3420 Broadway
Suite 100
Kansas City, MO  64111

TEL: (816) 701-1738

FAX: (816) 701-1790

 

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