Laboratory Manager Job Description

Laboratory Manager Job Description

October 1st, 2020

Laboratory managers oversee the operations of various types of labs to ensure that safety protocols are followed and all equipment is supplied and maintained.

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We are looking for a highly-organized and level-headed laboratory manager to ensure that all lab operations run smoothly by scheduling staff, ordering supplies, maintaining health and safety protocols, and training lab assistants.

To be successful as a laboratory manager you must be able to multitask and plan ahead. A top-notch laboratory manager combines their experience in the science field with excellent managerial skills.

Laboratory Manager Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling staff.
  • Ordering supplies.
  • Managing the disposal of samples.
  • Training lab assistants.
  • Upholding health and safety protocols.
  • Handling security documents.
  • Maintaining specialized software.

Laboratory Manager Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or another health and science field.
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a lab manager.
  • Excellent managerial skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Expert knowledge of laboratory health and safety protocols.
  • Experience working in a lab would be advantageous.

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