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Test Kitchen Facilities Manager
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Post Date:Nov 02, 2021Type:Full time
Start Date:- n/a -Salary:EMail Us
Location: US - Massachusetts - Boston Job Reference:MRC11252

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Test Kitchen Facilities Manager-Natick, MA

Job Summary:
The position directs and monitors all facility and test kitchen operations, including kitchen and facility maintenance, employee training and management, ensuring flawless execution of all facility activities, interacting and hosting clients, and maintaining communication with all key vendors. In addition, orders supplies, and equipment as needed, maintains ongoing records, designs and executes preventive maintenance programs, and provides the resources and enforces the standards to meet or exceed all governmental health and safety standards. This is a working manager position that is hands on requiring experience working in a test kitchen, knowledge of computers, building maintenance and upkeep at a standard consistent with Curions standards of operations. The Facility Manager provides critical coordination, communication, and information for the safe and efficient functioning of the facility.

Responsibilities Include:
Organizing, scheduling, managing and evaluating all facility building activities including facility maintenance and janitorial, permanent and temporary employees and contract services.
Interviewing and Hiring staff as needed
Training new employees
Managing employees
Greeting clients
Managing calendar workflow
Creating and overseeing a comprehensive facilities maintenance program
Developing, maintaining, and reporting all environmental, health, and maintenance standards as required by law, as well as working with the administration to ensure compliance with all regional, state, and federal regulations.
Scheduling and overseeing the work of all outside vendors and contractors to ensure compliance with contractual agreements, schedules, and budgetary restrictions. Arranging bids and developing specifications for all new vendors.
Providing operational support to Client service teams, and facility staff.
Performing other duties as assigned by VP of Field Operations.

Job Qualifications:
Excellent organizational skills with a particular focus upon managing details.
Experience with facility maintenance and operations
Critical thinking & problem solving
Restaurant Kitchen operations experience
Outstanding listening and communication skillsboth written and oral
Desire to learn and work with others.
Excellent Management skills
Excellent negotiation skills
Ability to work with various employee levels.
Ability to develop and meet schedules.
Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

Expertise with MS Word, Excel, and the Internet
1 to 4 years of market research experience is a plus
Familiar with basic PC installation processes and comfortable with basic IT support

Curion is a leader in sensory and consumer product research and serves Fortune 500 and other blue-chip customers in the food & beverage, personal care, fine fragrance, and home & fabric care industries. In 2019 alone, the company tested 127,000 consumers in its facilities in San Francisco, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta and New York metropolitan areas. Curion's insights provide data such as: product readiness for launch, consumer purchase decision process, competitive landscape and more to its clients. The result of a merger between Q Research Solutions and Tragon Corp., Curion brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the consumer and sensory science industry. The company pioneered many of the sensory methodologies considered industry standards today, including Quantitative Descriptive Analysis (QDA) and Partnership Solutions (PS).

Curion is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Curion is the result of a merger between QRS and Tragon. As of December 2020, Curion acquired PVR Research.

Curion is a leader in sensory evaluation and consumer product research having pioneered many of the sensory methodologies considered industry standards today. Curion serves over 65% of Global 100 companies in the food & beverage, personal care, beauty, fine fragrance, and home & fabric care industries. Curion has state-of-the-art testing facilities spanning the US in four major metropolitan areas including San Francisco, Dallas, Chicago and New York. With the acquisition of PVR Research, Curion now has two additional facilities located in Atlanta, GA.

Curion works with its clients to determine not only what products consumers like but why they are liked and how. As a result, Curion clients mitigate the risk of marketplace failure by ensuring that only products of quality and character will be introduced to the market, providing repeatable delight to their consumers. Curion accomplishes this with its disruptive methods and approaches, sensory processes, facilities, and world-class data insights.


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City: Boston
State/Province: Massachusetts
Country: United States
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