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Lab Supervisor

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.SummaryThe position will be responsible for managing the lab associates in order to perform collaborative testing as required. Advise production of quality issues and work with production management to obtain/maintain product specifications. Implementation, oversite, and coordination of our quality programs such as GMP+, FSMA, etc.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesManage the laboratory staff to include hiring, training, and developing to meet the needs of the department.Ensure the accuracy and reliability of all operations and laboratory testing equipment.Manage all aspects of quality control programs such as GMP+, FSMA, etc.Integrate the NIR into our testing processes with a goal of reducing wet chemistry testing frequency by increasing NIR accuracy.Ensure safe working conditions for all associates and actively participate on the EHS committee. Ensure GHS Hazard Communication requirements are met for all chemicals and SDS information.Participate in the maintenance of product specifications and formulations.Conduct regular safety audits to ensure the lab is in compliance with local, state, and federal regulationsReport assay results to sales and production as appropriate. Notify production if analysis are out of specifications.Ensure all technicians are qualified by performing annual collaborative testing.Perform other task as assignedMinimum EducationBachelors Degree (Chemistry or Biology)Experience Requirements5 - 7 years of experienceUnderstanding of manufacturing technologiesUnderstanding of quality control processesUnderstanding of safety and environmental programs and requirementsUnderstanding of standard software applicationsStrong communication, math, analytical, and interpersonal skillsPerdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Chesapeake , Lab Supervisor, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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