Principal Scientist Group Leader - Sensory Science Job
|Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
||Date Posted: 1/10/2019
|Job Code: 15261
Principal Sensory Scientist Group Leader - Sensory Science
Development of training programs for multiple product categories
Development of procedures and methodologies.
Collaborate with business partners to ensure alignment across organization
Modify supporting lab procedures as needed and document supporting work instructions
Establishing panel performance metrics and monitoring it throughout the year
Establish standards for testing and help manage demand/ need for upcoming projects
Document and create work instructions to support program
Writes, edits and updates SOPs, WI and other documentations
Documents results appropriately in notebooks, LIMS, or on testing forms
Applies GMP/GLP/ISO 17025 compliance standards in all areas of responsibility, as appropriate
Keeps accurate records, follows instructions, and complies with company policies
Recognizes errors, identifies root causes, and applies process improvements
Tracking panel performance and providing feedback to panelists
Assisting technicians as needed to prepare and serve samples to the panel according to instructions.
Screening, training, and panel refreshing
Assist with creating test ballots (paper or computer), and running basic statistical analyses
Assist or drive sensory report write up and make recommendations as needed
Present program changes as needed
As needed and requested by client, perform development, optimization, and validation of methods in support of sensory evaluation work.
Demonstrates strong client service skills, teamwork, and collaboration
Maintains working areas appropriately (cleaning, disinfecting, etc…)
Possesses strong computer, scientific, quality orientation, and organizational skills
Provides clear feedback
Communicates (oral and written) effectively and shows attention to detail
Uses self-motivation, adaptability, sound decision making, and positive attitude
Ensures that the quality policy program, client expectation and policies are understood, implemented, and maintained at all levels of the organization; identifies, prevents, or corrects any departures from the quality system
Develops and implements operational improvements
Coaches, trains, and develops others within the group with respect to their personal development and effective implementation of operational improvements
Coordinates workflow and performs daily monitoring to meet TAT
Conducts semiannual performance reviews, interviews applicants, keeps training records up to date for assigned employees, performs succession planning in preparation for growth
Confronts and addresses problems, concerns, and performance issues
Coaches and develops individual and team to maximize performance
Fosters motivation and positive morale
Monitors and approves employees' time worked through time-entry system
Expands self-awareness and develops leadership skills as defined; attends applicable leadership training based on identified needs
Performs and/or assigns other duties as requested to ensure smooth operation of department
Calculates, evaluates, reviews, approves, and properly communicates data verbally and in written format to management and client
Bachelor's in chemistry; Master or Doctorate degree preferred
At least five years in-depth technical experience in laboratory in chemistry or related scientific discipline
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship
What we offer:
Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
Life and disability insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid vacation and holidays
Position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Winston Salem, North Carolina are encouraged to apply.
Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services® (PSS) is a global, award-winning insourcing solution that places our people at our clients' site dedicated to running and managing laboratory services while eliminating headcount, co-employment and project-management worries.
We infuse our 55-year track record of scientific and laboratory operations expertise, as well as HR and great place to work best practices, to recruit, hire, train and manage highly qualified scientists to perform laboratory services using our client's quality systems and equipment.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
|Contact Name: Eurofins Scientific, Inc.
|Company: Eurofins Scientific, Inc.