Chemistry Lab Manager

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1) Maintain working knowledge of department standard operating procedures (SOPs)
2) Perform all routine testing and analyses of client specimens within department
3) Reject samples and reassign testing based on company standards
4) Monitor workflow to ensure client turnaround times are met
5) Ensure that all logs are recorded according to company standards
6) Monitor, analyze, review and sign all departments Quality Control Documentation
7) Train new laboratory staff
8) Update staff training records
9) Ensure that equipment is maintained and calibrated
10) Maintain and monitor service of instruments used in department
11) Maintain supply of reagents and consumables needed by department
12) Review performance management including coaching/counseling
13) Investigate complaints and incidents within department
14) Review writing performance of department staff
15) Handle scheduling department staff
16) Assist in development and management of financial budget requirements
17) Provide business review information to Lab Manager
18) Assist in personnel management including recruiting, hiring, training, disciplinary/corrective action, terminations and overall performance management
19) Understand, follow and enforce laboratory safety procedures and quality control procedures


  • 1) University degree is required (preference will be given to those with degree in relevant field, though all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply)
    2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)
    3) Recent experience in the veterinary diagnostics industry is strongly preferred
    4) Preference will be given to people who have recent experience in laboratory management


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Seniority Level:
Management / Supervisory
  Quality,  R&D / Science,  Laboratory
Preferred Industry Background:
Managing a team of:
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Base Salary:
Other Compensation:
A superb base salary and bonus structure are available; compensation is commensurate with experience and will be discussed with qualified candidates only.