Food Bacteria Testing Study
We are currently working for a client to conduct in-depth discussions with professionals involved in bacteria testing for food processing companies in india (operating in dairy, beverages, and packaged food verticals). Please let us know if you will be able to provide quote on this project as per the specifications below and by when we can expect the quotes on this.
The details are mentioned below:
to assess the current state of food bacteria testing in india and the market potential of food bacteria testing devices
-key focus areas of the discussion:
current testing methods and procedures: types of foods and bacteria tested, frequency of testing, time required for testing, extent of automation, precision/accuracy in testing, etc.Technology preference and current use: current equipment/systems used for bacteria testing, pros and cons, adoption of new technologies, etc. commercials: setup costs (capital expenditure) and operating expenses for bacteria testing technologies
-targeted geography: india
-target companies: nestle, amul, united spirits, bisleri, britannia, hindustan unilever ltd. Heritage foods ltd. Pepsico, coca cola, mother dairy, mondelēz international, inc, itc limited, kwality limited
-target group: current/ex-employees of the above mentioned target companies serving as quality control/system managers/ technicians, factory/shop floor in-charge/managers, senior microbiologists, etc. In food processing companies. The ex-employees should have been employed with their previous company until at least june 2014. Further, the work experience in their previous company should be at least one year.
-deadline: all discussions to be completed by feb 26, 2016
-discussion methodology: telephonic/in-person discussion
-length of the discussion: 45-60 minutes
-sample size: approximately 10-12 interviews
p.S. - please send us the cost estimate, along with the timeline.
disclaimer: as per our research practices, we will ensure that the information provided remains confidential and would be shared only in a consolidated form with the client.
let us know if you have any questions. +5 Other Responses
Laboratory supervisor – microbiology
plans, coordinates and directs testing activities to assure sufficient quantities of supplies, reagents and qualified competent staff are available to meet the standards of care as appropriate for the age of the patients served in a cost effective manner.
*supervise the work of laboratory personnel engaged in performing routine and specialized technical procedures, including planning laboratory work, evaluating work performed and handling procedural and technical laboratory problems.
*develop and implement quality control programs to ensure reliability of testing procedures, proper function of laboratory equipment and compliance with federal regulations; prepare and maintain applicable records.
*prepare technical reports reflecting volume of work, procedures utilized and test results; coordinate the preparation of reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
*participate in the development of new medical laboratory procedures and techniques; plan, develop and present workshops. *coordinate student rotations to include instruction in laboratory methods and procedures.
*design appropriate work schedules for subordinate employees and plans daily work assignments in order to maintain an adequate personnel complement for laboratory efficiency.
*supervise various personnel functions including, but not limited to interviewing, hiring performance appraisals, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules.
*monitor quality control, quality assurance, safety and inspection control practices to assure compliance with internal and external regulations.
*maintain sufficient inventory of material supplies and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain standard laboratory equipment with budgetary guidelines.
*utilize various laboratory and hospital information systems and software.
Communicate in a professional and courteous manner with patients, family and other medical personnel as necessary to obtain information for laboratory records, explain procedures, clarify orders and communicate status.
*interact courteously with doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers when answering questions or providing other information.
*responsibility for the oversight of the ancillary testing program including quality control, quality assurance, and development of policies and procedures.+16 Other Responses