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Lab Managers are responsible for ensuring that laboratories operate smoothly by scheduling staff, reordering supplies, and maintaining security standards. Resumes for this position showcase such responsibilities as overseeing equipment security and lab traffic; assisting with software troubleshooting; and communicating solutions for students in various disciplines, including 3D modeling, texturing, animation and video and audio editing. A bachelor's degree in a laboratory-related area and several years of experience are usually required for those interested in becoming Lab Managers, as per example resumes in the field.

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Senior Lab Manager

Direct all aspects of optical manufacturing, including; lab surfacing, finishing, engineering, facilities and maintenance. Responsible for leading a lab from startup mode by establishing and streamlining processes, developing high performing associates and leadership team, and creating a culture of quality, service, and drive for results.

  • Received recognition for meeting or exceeding business goals and performance expectations while excelling in initiative, versatility and leadership.
  • Led the lab installation of new products and services, including; multiple FreeForm digital surface designs, lens materials and coatings, and outsourcing production to China.
  • Recommended and led the development, testing, and installation of improved AR coatings.
  • Directed quality initiatives resulting in improvements in on time delivery from 90% to 99%, yield from 85% to 96%, and nearly 200% increase in productivity, while reducing production costs by 20%.
  • Researched and recommended capital purchases which resulted in savings of over $500,000 while increasing productivity and reducing lead times.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Speech Pathology And Audiology
Graduate Studies
2

Lab Manager/executive Assistant

Held a position of increased responsibility for this premier scientific institute by serving a Professor, 45+ students, and serving as a liaison to all other departments at the institute.

  • Organized the details of special events, complex travel arrangements, corporate agendas and itineraries
  • Managed a budget of over $1.2 million/year by coordinating with donors, companies, and the NIH
  • Drafted correspondence, grants, progress reports, speeches, and financial reports for all personnel
  • Assisted international office to process visas and fellowship proposals for all international students
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MA
Rhetoric And Writing Studies
3

Lab Manager

Multiple studies examining problem-solving strategies in children, Cognitive Psychology, Dr. James Dixon

  • Supervised six undergraduate research assistants both in the lab and in the field
  • Maintained research protocols for compliance with University's Institutional Review Board
  • Conducted research with a motion tracking device and coded data in a timely manner
  • Facilitated weekly lab meetings to plan and manage future data collection opportunities
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Psychology, Human Development And Family Studies
MA
Social Work
4

Research Associate I / Lab Manager

Served as resource for advice and guidance on technical issues to lab support of a team of approximately 20 scientists.

  • Maintained stock levels of laboratory supplies and handled all equipment calibration and repairs, resulting in cost savings for lab.
  • Oversaw general operation of laboratory, assuring supplies were in stock, and resolving lab issues following complaints from staff.
  • Supplied R&D lab and other departments with purified DNA-Free RNA; RNA made in-house, saving the R&D lab approximately $10k.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
Pharmacy Technician
5

Lab Manager

  • Procured laboratory equipment and reduced unnecessary spending expense up to $1000 per month
  • Organized 12 presenters for 4 monthly research related oral presentations and meetings
  • Reduced the number of hours used in lab from 2 hours to 1 hour by making sure all equipment are ready in the previous day
  • Developed and implemented systems of removing and storing hazardous waste materials
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
PhD
Chemistry
6

Lab Manager

Manage ongoing operations in the Health Behavior Research Lab. Oversee behavioral modeling experiments, graduate & undergraduate research assistants, strict adherence to protocols and participant scheduling.

  • Developed regression model based on frequency and recency of negative outcomes predicting risky behavior in real world scenarios (under peer review)
  • Teach statistics to multidisciplinary undergraduate and graduate level students one-on-one
  • Present class lectures on executing statistical concepts and using statistical processing software (e.g., SPSS)
  • Independent research analysis on decision making, created a moderated mediation model explaining leniency in judgments (under peer review)
  • Executed research examining perception of experts, exploring a model predicting believability of experts
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
MS
Psychology
MS
Business Analytics
7

Lab Manager

Manage the daily operations of a lab with 25 technicians and 5 administration employees.

  • Improved efficiency creating an increase of 15% profits since the New Year.
  • Helped develop and initiate a quality program in compliance with A2LA and […]
  • Developed a cross check program to ensure that all technicians are trained and proper procedures are being followed.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Network And Communications Management
Electronics
8

Lab Manager

As the Lab Manager I have utilized my efficiency and knowledge to employ best business practice to ensure that the services and processes supporting the organization go on smoothly. Provide experience in all aspects of the operations and maintenance of buildings, assets and related services.

  • Installed BMS system to critical equipment
  • Estimated the possible costs of equipment and machinery required for completion of projects.
  • Directed all activities relating to contracted facility services.
  • Manage relationships with vendors and property manager. Schedule all Preventatives, corrective and Predictive Maintenance.
  • Implemented an asset control system, which identifies tracks and determines maintenance requirements for over 300 individual items of minor and major equipment.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
9

Lab Manager

Directed day-to-day operations for all laboratory and field sites and managed several projects.

  • Ensured compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Developed and Implemented companywide health and safety programs: Hazard Communication Program, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Hazard Assessment System, and Job Safety Analysis.
  • Provided Weekly and Monthly Safety Meetings.
  • Maintained a 1.5 million revolving inventory.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Biology And Chemistry
10

Research Assistant/lab Manager

  • Conducted literature searches and summarized information in an appropriate format for a particular study
  • Designed and conducted research experiments, including tissue sample collection, cell culture, DNA/RNA isolation, quantitative RT-PCR, reporter assay, western blot, immunohistochemistry, etc.
  • Documented and interpreted results of experiments and reported to principal investigators
  • Delineated the gene profiling that is regulated by a transcription factor, SOX9, using loss of function and gain of function of SOX9 mouse models
  • Provided assistance to maintain laboratory functionality, including mouse colony maintenance, lab inventory maintenance, purchasing, and other jobs assigned
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Medical Technology
MS
Medical Technology

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