Manager, Laboratory Operations - Tucson
Provides day to day supervision of Lab employees and work performed; provides training, coaching and corrective action as needed.
Responsible for ensuring compliance of all laboratory procedures.
Monitors test analyses to ensure that acceptable levels of analytical performance are maintained.
Coordinate the organization and efficiency of the laboratory while overseeing routine lab operations to ensure efficient work flow and compliance with regulations, including safety regulations.
Manage purchasing and maintenance of lab equipment and supplies.
Maintain thorough and accurate scientific records.
Ensures all documentation is completed in an accurate and timely manner and meets current standards and policies.
Maintains laboratory productivity by monitoring workload of functional areas; identifying peak and slack periods; and making operational or staffing adjustments as necessary.
Implements new programs, tests, methods, instrumentation, and procedures by investigating alternatives; preparing proposals; developing and performing parallel testing; and monitoring progress.
Complies with internal and external audits and inspections.
Adheres to current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), and appropriate assay protocols.
Bachelor's degree in a Life Science degree, such as Molecular Biology, required
Advanced degree strongly preferred
At least 5 years of direct molecular testing experience
Previous experience in the management of laboratory employees, workflow, and processes
Demonstrated ability training employees on laboratory techniques and processes
Strong organizational skills
Ability to troubleshoot molecular assays
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of the basic principles and laboratory applications of molecular biology
Knowledge of equipment and supplies used in a molecular testing laboratory
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including technical writing
Ability to provide information and directions clearly and concisely
Ability to deal with staff in a positive and successful manner
Ability to contribute novel ideas to solve problems
Ability to multi-task, manage time and meet deadlines
Ability to use Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize responsibilities as required
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ENVIRONMENT:
Some weekend and evening work is required to meet deadlines
Shift work may be occasionally required
Work is indoors in a seasonally heated and air-conditioned environment
Position is mostly sedentary and requires pipetting, typing, and the ability to move objects up to 25 pounds occasionally
Note: This job description describes only the key areas of responsibilities and will vary depending on the business needs of the Company.
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HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc.