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Laboratory Supervisor, NIP

Description

 

The In Process Quality Supervisor position involves overseeing the Nutritional In Process Lab operations as well as assisting powders and liquids production to ensure quality programs and procedures are in place and properly followed to maintain the highest level of quality products across ESC and Evansville Labs. This is a fast-paced, high output production lab, responsible for testing intermediate materials, and line releases. This role will provide daily leadership to the laboratory group and to ESC production to ensure effective resource utilization. 


•    Lead the daily & strategic operation of the analytical chemistry lab, equipment, and processes.
•    Provide technical support to quality, operations, R&D, and the global analytical community within RB.
•    Communicate effectively with management and other cross functional peers to quickly resolve quality issues.
•    Monitor key performance indicators and take timely action to continue providing excellent service to the organization
•    Use lean tools to drive continuous improvement in laboratory operations, including the on-going evaluation of testing strategy and supply costs.
•    Develop team members to ensure a robust knowledge base in the lab and establish subject matter experts in key areas.
•    Provide ongoing coaching and assessment of personnel through performance program. Manage compliance with all HR policies and administer employee relation matters timely and effectively.
•    Ensures safe work environment and safe behaviors for self and coworkers.
•    Support in line product testing, lead processes and equipment inspections to ensure quality specifications are met.
•    Collaborate with operations managers to develop and implement quality controls and improvements.
•    Support deviation investigations and troubleshooting product or production issues in conjunction with the QA specialist.
•    Occasional travel may be required.

Qualifications:
•    Education: Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree in Chemistry, Biology, Food Science, or related degree required
•    Experience: Minimum of 3 years in Quality food manufacturing environment, including management/supervision experience.
•    In depth knowledge of analytical chemistry, advanced lab instrumentation, and food testing methodology is required.
•    Strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills required.
•    Excellent administration and communication skills, both verbal and written are required
•    Established leadership and team building capabilities are desired
•    Knowledge of GMP, HACCP, OSHA, and FDA regulations are desired.
•    Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously is desired
•    Strong computer skills are desired, with knowledge of MS office, SAP, Optiva, and GLIMS being beneficial
•    Prior experience managing costs and driving improvements is desired

Equality

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law. 


Nearest Major Market: Evansville

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