Do you enjoy leading a team while conducting tests on food? Then the Instrumentation Manager position is the one for you! In this role you will be responsible to manage the instrumentation staff related to training and performance management. You will also ensure that all tests performed are appropriate to the clients’ expectations.
If you share our values – Ethical, Adaptable, Reliable, Accurate, Collaborative, Client Focused, Dedicated, Skilled, Innovative - and wish to develop in a dynamic environment focused on the future, then join us!
• Participate in activities with other departments and with the Management team in maintaining and improving Certified Laboratories Management system. • Use business analytics to manage the department. Recommend and implement best practices and maintain company accuracy, productivity and efficiency standards. • Provide mentor-ship to the staff in order to enhance their personal and professional growth. • Effectively interact with clients to understand their issues, provide test results and recommendations. • Develop, measure, and maintain processes to increase accuracy of testing and turnaround time. • Ensure implementation of QA/QC program all operations and documentation requirements. • Maintain all quality management records for the department. • Provide consultative feedback to clients utilizing resourcefulness, making scientific suggestions and overall, enhancing the comfort level in the client’s decision to do business with Certified Laboratories. • Responsible for the execution of all ISO and QC requirements.
• Manage the staff to consistently produce accurate results focusing on both test results and time considerations/expectations. Ensure all results consistently stand up to internal and external audit standards and criteria. • Use business analytics to manage the department. Recommend and implement best practices and maintain company accuracy, productivity and efficiency standards. • Proactively ensure that appropriate equipment and technical resources are provided and maintained for the work done in the department. Maintain a wide-ranging familiarity with new developments in instrumentation technology and analytical methodology. • Work effectively, in conjunction with the Management team and various members of all divisions, to meet business and position expectations. • Review and validate results and final reports prior to issuance to clients. • Coordinate all relevant QC records pertaining to the calibration, validation and maintenance of equipment, and the continuous training of employees. • Proactively take disciplinary actions when needed.
• BS degree in Chemistry, MS degree in Chemistry a plus. • Seven (7) to ten (10) years industrial and five (5) to seven (7) years managerial experience. • Effective interpersonal skills with strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing. • Strong quantitative skills, proven attention to detail with effective organizational skills. • Proven ability to develop, adapt and validate testing methods. • Proven expertise in relevant techniques and instrumentation. • Proven problem solving, trouble shooting, and critical thinking skills.
We value our employees as they are the key to our success. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by a competitive salary with an extensive benefits package. We work to maintain a progressive and collaborative work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long-term career.
Certified Laboratories values diversity in its workforce. The company is firmly committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and will administer its policies in a manner that treats each employee and applicant for employment on the basis of merit. Certified Laboratories will take affirmative action to seek out qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status.
About Certified Laboratories
Certified Laboratories, Inc. has been providing full service quality laboratory testing services for the food industry. We offer the most extensive range of services available to the agriculture, dairy, juice, meat, pharmaceutical, refrigerated, seafood and spice industries.
Testing products produced both domestically and abroad, Certified Laboratories, Inc. is a private, independent laboratory comprised of four nationally recognized laboratories, Certified Laboratories, Inc. located in New York, Illinois, Southern California and Northern California. Each of these laboratories has developed its own area of expertise and is an acknowledged leader in the field of food analysis.
With an unrivaled scope of work that ranges from routine microbiology through FDA defined nutritional labeling, we focus on providing you with accurate analysis in the timeliest manner. All of our laboratories are staffed with personnel trained to exceed your expectations and this comes with the advantage of expanded