Microbiology Lab Manager
Warren, MI 48091
Microbiology Lab Manager - $75k/yr - $90k/yr - Warren, MI
A local Warren industrial microbiology testing laboratory and manufacturer of microbiological testing devices is seeking a qualified Laboratory Manager to oversee the scientific functions of its laboratory business. Responsibilities include:
Work with minimal supervision and supervise microbiological testing conducted by small (3-4 person) laboratory staff.
Execute day-to-day operations, schedule samples to be tested, review protocols and ensure testing performed per approved procedures.
Provide technical service to laboratory and product customers, review laboratory data, design and review test methodology and SOPs, and perform investigations for out of specification test results and deviations.
In addition to supervising laboratory staff, Laboratory Manager should be able to supervise, carry out and demonstrate laboratory test methods on the bench level. Most frequent industrial and environmental laboratory tests include antimicrobial testing, microbial identifications, standard tests (ASTM, AATCC, ISO, etc.), water analysis for legionella, microscopy and quality assurance testing.
Laboratory Manager will be a working manager benchwork will be expected.
Benefits: A competitive and generous compensation and benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with partial company match, and an excellent incentive pay plan.
Functions and Requirements:
5+ years industrial or environmental microbiology experience, strong background and expertise with antimicrobial control methods and biocide applications in industrial process systems and related standard laboratory test methods.
- PhD or Master's Degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry or related area is preferred. BS in microbiology required.
Experience in laboratory project management, implementation of laboratory procedures and compliance audits.
Knowledge of technological advances related to laboratory test methods and industry trends.
Ability to collaborate well with a wide variety of customers and laboratory personnel.
Job Order #: 142116