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Nestle Laboratory Supervisor in Bohemia, New York

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

As the Laboratory Services Supervisor you are responsible for managing and providing supervision to the Quality Control Analytical Laboratory, which provides testing support in the area of raw material, finished bulk and product release testing. In this role, you will have the opportunity to lead, train, motivate and develop capabilities with a group of up to 12 team members.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Supervising resources to ensure that the work performed by the QC laboratory personnel is accurate, timely, efficient and compliant with company policies, safety, quality SOPs, cGMP, GLP regulation and FDA regulation.

  • Ensuring that all laboratory personnel use the proper specifications or an associated compendial monograph.

  • Distribute work assignments and ensure on time completion and release of raw materials, bulk and third party products.

  • Ensure raw material, in-process, bulk product, and finished product testing is scheduled efficiently and in support of production scheduling.

  • Ensure that products are released or rejected as appropriate.

  • Anticipate problem areas and resolve issues before they impact compliance, product quality, and availability.

  • Work with management to streamline operations to ensure that the department operates efficiently.

  • Work with the staff for investigating all Out of Specification (OOS) results and properly documenting them.

  • Provide technical support for Manufacturing, Quality Assurance and R&D (as applicable) on questionable batches and results.

  • Provide regular reports to management regarding products presently in the laboratory along with their testing status and planned completion date.

  • Work with peers in developing and implement laboratory documents (SOPs, Specifications, Protocols, Reports, etc.).

  • Train chemists as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quality, Science or strongly related field.

  • Must be familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

  • Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish testing goals.

  • 7 to 10 years of analytical laboratory experience.

  • 2 to 5 years of experience supervising or leading a technical team.

  • Experience in chemical and microbiological methods using instrumentation including HPLC, GC, ICP, FTIR/NIR, UPLC/MS, ELISA and micro plate readers, or other chemical or microbiological techniques as required.

  • Technical writing experience.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (including, Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with basic laboratory record-keeping systems.

  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Requisition ID - 222125

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.