I had the pleasure of meeting this talented Food Laboratory Sr. Executive at a Food Safety Summit recently.

With over two decades improving, managing and directing operational procedures of laboratories by using a combination of expert scientific skills, PhD in Chemistry and MBA background in order to contribute to time-effectiveness and consistent revenue growth.

Among his skills and experience are:

– Design and implementation of a full service food-safety testing laboratory including: facilities, instrumentation, selection and hiring of scientists, implementation and validation of AOAC methodologies, quality assurance, and successful ISO 17025 laboratory accreditation. All of these accomplished in less than 18 months.

– Restructuring of laboratory workflows and quality systems in order to reduce turn-around times and improve customer satisfaction. This resulted in 20% – 30% annual laboratory revenue growth with minimal capital investments.

– Daily coordination and supervision of all aspects of laboratory operations, including multiple satellite locations for both microbiology and chemistry.

– Strong quality assurance background and familiarity with USDA and FDA regulations.

– Worked directly with clients on scientific projects in order to improve their product(s) and/or find the cause of a problem and suggest viable solutions.

– Fully bilingual English and Spanish, intermediate Italian.

He is seeking a new role as:

– Laboratory Director or Director of Food Safety and Laboratory Services, or similar.

– This position could be either at a central laboratory of a major manufacturing company OR with a major laboratory chain that has a strong food testing division.

– He is open to relocate anywhere in the US or Europe, preferably to an area where he can enjoy all four seasons.

 

Meet Your Recruiter

Laurie Hyllberg

Vice President at Kinsa Group and Executive Recruiter. Laurie champions Kinsa’s position as the top food and beverage recruiting firm in the nation and presence in the global FMCG marketplace. To her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Business Management and Marketing she adds 17 years of executive search experience in the food and beverage industry at Kinsa. Building a network of executives and professionals through membership in the Women’s Foodservice Forum, Institute of Food Technologists, and maintaining professional expertise in recruiting as an Executive Board Member for the Recruiters Of Wisconsin association, Laurie is able to connect top talent in the food industry with food and beverage processors growing their teams at the C-Suite, VP, Director, and Management level. Connect with Laurie today!
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