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Laboratory Managers are in charge with running operations in a lab. Examples of Laboratory Manager duties are coordinating staff, ordering supplies, implementing security standards, training employees, and supervising quality control. Most resume samples for this position highlight capabilities such as chemistry or medical technology knowledge, leadership, organizational skills, lab security expertise, and lab equipment operation. Those interested in a Laboratory Manager position should hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree in natural sciences (biology, medicine, or chemistry).

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Laboratory Manager

  • Recruited, hired, trained and supervised laboratory assistants, medical technicians, medical technologists and other medical laboratory workers engaged in testing.
  • Developed, standardized, evaluated procedures and techniques for tests used in the analysis of specimens.
  • Assisted and training of employees in computerized equipment and automation technology.
  • Supervised and managed 62 workers, prepared schedules and assigned specific duties.
  • Implemented Kaizen philosophy to improve employee efficiency by 30% in a six month period
  • Increased reported customer satisfaction rate by 20% by providing effective training for more than 20 employees in a three month period.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
MA
Toxicology
Toxicology Analytical
2

Laboratory Manager

Responsible for development, implementation and evaluation for all activities within the Midwest regional
histology laboratory for major international reference laboratory.

  • Monitored annual operating/capital budget of $750K.
  • Prepared business plan for purchase of state-of-the-art Anatomic Pathology Information System.
  • Coordinated and monitored 24 hour technical staff coverage.
  • Reduced overall operating expenses by 20%.
  • Introduced automated specimen processing, increasing productivity and efficiency while decreasing costs.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MS
Healthcare Services Administration
3

Laboratory Manager

Set the direction and managed the daily operations of the laboratory and phlebotomy areas; a total of 20 individuals.

  • Recognized staff accomplishments and collaborated with individuals to set challenging, meaningful, and achievable goals during annual performance reviews.
  • Enhanced laboratory productivity and profitability by forecasting accurate and realistic annual operating and capital equipment budgets.
  • Reduced laboratory operating expenses, while maintaining or improving overall quality and service, by identifying and leveraging incentives with vendors, to acquire new products or services for the laboratory.
  • Initiated, documented, and reviewed Performance Improvement activities for the laboratory.
  • Improved laboratory consistency and regulatory compliance by creating and revising laboratory policies and procedures.
Candidate Info
35
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Medical Technology
BS
Biology
BS
Medical Technology
4

Laboratory Manager

Responsible for testing R&D samples and conformance testing production samples using particle size/zeta potential, performance testing of production samples of fluoropolymer dispersions for fabric and paper treatment, oxy-hydrogen torch combustion testing of samples for fluorine content. Responsible for testing for presence of ions in production / R&D samples via ion chromatography (IC) and combustion ion chromatography (CIC).

  • Self-trained in use of particle-size/zeta potential instrumentation, obviating cost of bringing in manufacturer technician.
  • Trained and oversaw up to 10 other Laboratory Technicians in proper use of particle-size/zeta potential instrumentation, as well as fabric/paper treatment performance testing and IC instrumentation.
  • Created CIC method of testing hair-dye chemicals for chlorine content, increasing global sales by allowing DuPont hair-dye chemicals to be sold on the lucrative Japanese market.
  • IC method development for analyzing novel samples, including a potential patent-infringement case.
  • Steadily promoted to increased responsibilities
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Chemistry
5

Laboratory Manager

Responsible for animal care and husbandry for large Drosophila and Danio rerio colonies.

  • Developed and implemented training documentation and procedures for all laboratory personnel.
  • Supervised and delegated responsibilities to technicians, undergraduate employees, and mentored graduate student rotation projects.
  • Ensured compliance of all tasks and projects with health and safety standards of the University and AAALAC and USDA governing agencies, including documentation, inspection oversight, and import/export of research animals and specimens.
  • Coordinated vendors and staff with the department heads on key projects and emergency response.
  • Oversaw lab purchasing, inventory, and laboratory equipment maintenance.
  • Maintained and trained users on departmental LSM 510 and 880 scanning confocal microscopes.
  • Characterized novel role for ovarian muscle in governing Drosophila egg shape, as well as identifying new model system for studying muscular dystrophy.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Genetics And Development
6

CLIA Laboratory Manager

Supervised 5 Medical Technologists in a clinical environment. Performed molecular diagnostic testing for detection of specific cancer markers as well as Fragile X Syndrome.

  • Ensured that the laboratory is compliant with CLIA, CAP, and NYSDOH regulations.
  • Prepared the laboratory for CAP inspections and responded to any findings/questions.
  • Interacted with physicians and other healthcare providers regarding interpretation of results and the scientific basis for the assays.
  • Performed annual employee reviews, interviewed candidates, trained employees, wrote standard operating procedures, and reviewed all results and reports.
  • Troubleshot instruments and assays and coordinated repairs.
  • Worked closely with the research department to integrate new testing technologies into the clinical environment.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Biology
MA
Public Health
7

Laboratory Manager

Manage the operational and administrative functions, activities, and projects of a Non-Transplant Tissue Bank. Responsibilities included the managing, planning and coordinating the operations of the facility to include: oversight of all facility staff, quality assurance, tissue recovery operations, distribution operations, and directing medical education events for doctors, facilitators, and medical device companies. Recruit, hire, and train personnel on tissue banking operations. Maintain, write, and implement laboratory and distribution policies and procedures.

  • Reduced facility operational costs by 28% to include labor, supplies, and donor acquisition costs.
  • Trained and developed the Laboratory Managers for three other tissue bank facilities
  • Designated as the Company Safety Officer whom administers the safe execution of policies, procedures, and job duties for the entire organization.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BS
Biology
MA
Master of Arts
8

Laboratory Manager

Supervised and performed technical and administrative functions for a clinical laboratory to include quality assurance, quality control, performance / process improvement, records maintenance, and scheduling.

  • Collaborated with healthcare providers to resolve issues and improve patient care.
  • Managed the ordering and usage of supplies with the proper stewardship of resources.
  • Trained lower skill levels in all elementary laboratory procedures
  • Applied technical expertise to achieve 100% compliance on the College of American Pathologists accreditation and safety inspections.
  • Integrated Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program policies into the workplace fostering a positive learning environment.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Health Science & Laboratory Technology
BS
Liberal Arts
MA
Masters Of Real Estate Development
9

Laboratory Manager

Managed the Quality Control Laboratory a chemical and physical testing QC laboratory with 5
direct reports.

  • Managed and specified equipment for kilo scale production.
  • Prepared and managed the annual budget of $260,000.
  • Negotiated and maintained service contracts for all analytical equipment.
  • Authored and maintained over 150 SDSs according to the new GHS standard.
  • OSHA Laboratory Hygiene Officer and Radiation Officer.
  • Member of the CAPA review committee and New Product Stage Gate team.
  • Served as primary customer contact for technical questions and quality questions.
Candidate Info
60
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biochemistry / Microbiology
10

R&d and Applications Laboratory Manager

  • Acquisition and installation of research and development machines valued over $2 million.
  • Repaired and refurbished particle counters, dust feeders saving the cost of purchasing new equipment.
  • Designed and executed test programs for data acquisition and instrumentation measurements using VBA NILabview, and basic operating scripts.
  • Generated Safety and Training program reducing injuries in the laboratory to 0 incidents in 2 years.
  • Produced standard operating procedures and technical operating instructions for test equipment.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Electrical Engineering

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