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Microbiology Laboratory Manager 
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resume-library  |  United States  |  

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PARTNER-3XRVF7
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United StatesUnited States (US)
Category:
Science/Biology & Biotech
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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Description 

Microbiology Laboratory Manager

Job Description



Microbiology Laboratory Manager responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:



Manages the day to day operation of the microbiology department to insure smooth flow of samples and testing



Provides laboratory operations leadership



Hires, coaches, reviews, manages, and terminates assigned staff



Prioritizes daily operational activities



Ensures all quality control systems are operational and in force in all operations within scope



Oversees the scheduling of microbiology staff to insure production schedules are met



Maintains staffing to achieve workload goals by adjusting personnel to meet peak demands



Ensures Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are in place, relevant, and continually evaluated



Prepares for and facilitates periodic customer or regulatory audits of all laboratories within scope



Maintains current knowledge of industry standards and regulatory environment



Reviews and approves SOPs



Actively participates in strategic planning



Provides method development leadership and oversight



Builds and maintains positive client relationships



Ensures client satisfaction



Counsels microbiology staff with regard to problems encountered in daily operations



Oversees the checking and transfer of microbiology data as necessary and takes steps to correct possibly inaccurate data prior to continued processing or release



Oversees the orientation of new microbiology staff to their responsibilities and the function of the microbiology department



Conducts timely investigations in coordination with Quality Assurance related to site quality events, including, but not limited to customer complaints, inquiries, non-conformances, corrective actions, and audit findings



Identifies process improvements to better meet client expectations and company objectives



Recommends new equipment for the microbiology department



Compiles statistics



Oversees the monitoring of inventory/ordering by establishing and maintaining par levels and re-stocking points for microbiology supplies and reagents



Serves as a liaison for the department to outside vendors



Assists in capital budgeting and execution



Understands costs of testing and how to calculate them



Initiates advances in methodology and/or technology use



Interface with and represent laboratory operations to local, state, and federal regulators as required from time to time



Performs duties in compliance with all applicable regulatory and accrediting agencies and cGMP expectations, including but not limited to:  Facility and equipment maintenance, validation review and approval, training (internal, continuing education, proficiency testing, annual GMP, etc.)



Performs annual reviews and creates and maintains job plans



Executes human resources management functions as required for laboratory staff within scope



Supports VRL Eurofins’ business philosophy, leadership values and ethics



Meets basic expectations of VRL’s quality management system, including, but not limited to good workmanship, adherence to standard operational procedures, training, good documentation practices, accurate recordkeeping so the company may meet its stated quality policy and objectives



Performs other duties as assigned