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Sample Receiving Supervisor 

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Category Customer/Client Service  


The incumbent is responsible for the daily activities of sample receiving personnel. This individual is responsible for all aspects of Sample Receiving Department operations.

Job Duties

  1. Arrange work schedule of the sample receiving personnel to ensure that tasks are completed correctly and within specified time limits. Verify that sample is checked in correctly.
  2. Supervise the activities of the sample receiving personnel to ensure efficiency of the check in desk.
  3. Address client concerns, identify their requirements and obtain necessary documentation for analysis.
  4. Educate and train sample-receiving personnel on correct sample entry procedures.
  5. Evaluate current sample entry procedures and recommend modifications, as new procedures become available.
  6. Answer questions from client and laboratory personnel concerning how sample is to be checked in.
  7. Maintain inventory of sampling supplies.
  8. Assist couriers with routing and needed materials.
  9. Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.
  10. Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.
  11. This position has the responsibility and authority to initiate action to prevent or minimize departures from the quality system or test procedures. This authority includes addressing resource needs to properly address issues such as client turn-around time requirements, overtime limits, employee turnover, work stoppage and assure the appropriate type and amount of materials are ready and available for use.
  12. Perform other related duties as needed.

Position Requirements

This position requires a general knowledge of food science, obtained from a degree or related job experience.  A broad knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and policies is necessary to ensure a safe working environment. A general knowledge of the Laboratory Information Management System is required to ensure accurate entry and proper documentation.  Supervisory skills are essential to secure proper and efficient daily operation of assigned tasks. This position requires fully developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to interface with clients and build departmental relationships.  Client empathy and a general knowledge of service attributes that support high client satisfaction is required to provide proactive and responsive service to clients. Planning skills are needed to ensure that sample is received properly for future procedures.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Sample Receiving Supervisor  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Gainesville, FL  
About the Organization Mérieux NutriSciences is dedicated to improving food safety and quality through nutritional research, scientific excellence and innovation at every step of the food supply chain.

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