• Laboratory Director - Food, Orange, CA

    Kelly ServicesBuena Park, CA 90624

    Job #1092187439

  • Laboratory Director - Food, Orange, CA

    The Laboratory Director will be responsible for the overall supervision of laboratory operations, long range planning and the implementation of strategies for developing and expanding the business.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Develop and implement strategic business initiatives with the objective of consistently producing accurate test results, maintaining clients and increasing business.\t

    • Ensure that client needs are met in a cost effective manner by planning and managing the laboratory budget.\t

    • Responsible for the technical and scientific oversight of the laboratory.\t

    • Responsible for the selection and establishment of appropriate test methodology. Interact with clients/projects requiring multiple resources and effectively facilitate inter-company and interdepartmental initiatives and interactions to best meet the needs of the client/project.\t

    • Participate in large project proposals with attention to profitability and client satisfaction.\t

    • Proactively participate in trade and professional associations to promote the company with the goal of increasing sales and promoting our business locally, regionally and nationwide.\t

    • Responsible for overall laboratory operations in the Orange County office with attention to consistent implementation of policies, procedures and business practices for all employees, including our ISO Accreditation parameters.\t

    • Attend internal and external audits.\t

    • Foster smoothly running laboratory functions through timely and effective resolution of disruptions; i.e.: equipment maintenance, purchases and laboratory supplies.\t

    • Ensure the attainment of company objectives through the selection, development, motivation and evaluation of lab staff. Directly manage the laboratory operation relating to hiring, termination, and performance management issues. Direct Reports of laboratory managers, supervisors and administrative manager and attend various daily, weekly and monthly meetings.

    Job Requirements:


    • Bachelor's degree (BS) in the Sciences, Master's degree (MS) preferred. Degree in Food Science or Food Technology is a big plus.\t

    • Must have 7 to 10 years of experience in laboratory testing.\t

    • Must have 3 to 5 years of experience managing a staff of 50 to 100 people.\t

    • Proven ability to develop and implement strategic business initiatives.

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    Why Kelly ® ?

    With Kelly, you'll have access to some of the world's highest regarded scientific organizations-providing you with opportunities to work on today's most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you'll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

    You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career-connect with us today.

    About Kelly ®

    At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

    Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at ~~~