The Senior Microbiology Research Scientist reports to the Director of R&D. This position will be responsible for tracking the progress of all activities of the laboratory and working towards improving the efficiency of the laboratory while maintaining high quality standards.
They should be familiar and able to perform all methodologies used in the laboratory as well as the performance of any testing necessary as part of standard and innovation projects. They will be responsible to the Director for maintaining the timelines, budgets, and deliverables for the activities of the laboratory and recommend any necessary investments or maintenance needed to maintain the laboratory.
They will need to monitor current developments in food safety Microbiology as it applies to the food processing and recommend innovative technologies that may lead to new products or add value to existing products.
Be able to discover and evaluate potential technologies leading to new products or added value for existing projects in biofilms and biotechnology.