Microbiology Manager in Melville, NY at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 5/2/2018

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Job Description

Microbiology Manager (Food Micro, QA, ISO, USDA, FDA)


  • Provides operational, technical and administrative leadership to the Microbiology Department through management, planning and allocation of resources.
  • Develops, measures, and maintains processes to increase accuracy of testing and turnaround time.
  • Ensures that all tests are performed as per the clients’ expectations and interacts with them to provide test results and recommendations.
  • Ensures execution of the QA/QC program with regard to all operations and documentation requirements.
  • Maintains all quality management records for the Microbiology Department.
  • Strategically interacts with other departments and with the Management team in maintaining and improving LIMS
  • Effectively coach and mentor the staff of the Microbiology Department to facilitate their personal and professional growth.
  • Responsible for the execution of all ISO and QC requirements.
  • Proactively manage the Microbiology staff relating to hiring, training, termination, and performance management issues.
  • Using written and verbal skills, effectively communicate with clients on samples provided.  This may involve communicating with governmental agencies such as the FDA and USDA in explaining test results on behalf of the client.
  • Effectively interact with clients to understand client issues and manage client expectations relating to the testing process, format of results and time frames for completion.
  • Manage the staff to consistently produce accurate results focusing on both test results and time consideration/expectations.  Ensure all results consistently stand up to internal and external audit standards and criteria. ?


  • BS degree in Microbiology or Food Science.
  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years lab experience and five (5) to seven (7) years managerial experience.
  • Knowledge of MLG, BAM, AOAC, USP, ELAP, CMMEF procedures and ISO 17025.


  • Apply, send resumes to whiteplainsls@apexlifesciences.com
  • add 'FOOD MICRO' to the subject line of your application e-mail.
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