Manager, Laboratory Operations

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 weeks ago

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


  • 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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