Sample Management Supervisor, Food Solutions

Covance Inc Located in: Battle Creek,  Michigan
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Sample Management Supervisor, Food Solutions - Battle Creek, MI 


Are you looking for a Supervisory Opportunity in a fast paced Global and growing industry?  We receive samples from all over the world!

  • To supervise the activities of scientific and operational staff responsible for sample preparation for the chemistry and microbiology laboratory.
  • Responsible for analytical data review, data management, and table generation, as applicable. 
  • All activities are conducted in compliance with appropriate SOPs, regulatory agency guidelines.
  • Schedules staff and assigns resources. Identifies resource needs and coordinates installation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and space, as applicable.
  • Prepares technical report for clients
  • Reviews cost estimates; compiles and provides revenue and forecast information 
  • Develops appropriate training plans and ensures staff is trained.
  • Develops expertise in operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex equipment or software.
  • Performs general human resources responsibilities, including recruitment activities, performance evaluations, and progressive discipline.
  • Identifies process improvement opportunities, recommends solutions, and implements action plans.
  • May act as front line contact for internal and external clients.
  • Maintains a clean and safe laboratory work environment.
  • BS/BA degree in Science, or equivalent degree plus 3-4 years related experience. Experience may be substituted for education.

Minimum Required:

  • 3 - 4 years of related experience, external applicants must have prior supervisory/leadership experience
  • Working knowledge of laboratory operations and an understanding of the technical aspects of the laboratory and/or computers and computer software systems; i.e. LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System)
  • Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills.
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Covance Inc. is proud to be the only drug development company with a full range of research and development services—from lead optimization, to commercialization and life cycle management. Covance, headquartered in Princeton, NJ, is the drug development business of LabCorp with global operations in more than 30 countries.


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Management / Supervisory
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