Laboratory Operations Manager

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Laboratory Technician, Molecular Biology
  3. United States
Pittsburgh, USA
Posting date: 03 Nov 2020

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Laboratory Operations Manager with a CRO located in Pittsburg, PA. As the Laboratory Operations Manager, you will complete assigned tasks with appropriate support from administrative assistant and research staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Establishes, maintains and manages lab and office infrastructure as well as team resources that enable the team to achieve its core mission.
  • Manages lab operations.
  • Establishes and maintains appropriate manuals, standard operating procedures (SOP) and research protocols to support the safe, effective, and uninterrupted operation of state-of-the art lab facilities.
  • Works with scientific staff to maintain a comprehensive set of training documents and SOPs for all procedures (including animal experiments).
  • Oversees the appropriate handling and documentation required for the storage, use, and disposal of hazardous substances used.
  • Plans, contracts, and manages suitable third-party solutions and services in support of in-house rodent experimentation facility.
  • As needed, establishes, and maintains appropriate laboratory accreditations and operating standards to conduct work under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required, with >2 years of relevant working experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Fundamental proficiencies in accounting and project management.
  • The ideal candidate combines the above with some or all the following qualifications:
  • Working experience in a commercial R&D or operations setting.
  • MBA or other relevant post-graduate qualifications.
  • Experience with laboratory information system (LIMS) is a plus.
  • Experience working under GLP standards and ensuring BSL-2 safety compliance is a plus.
  • Experience overseeing vivarium operations is a plus. Entrepreneurial and innovative; takes measured risks; thinks outside the box; challenge the status quo.

If you are having difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please contact Mary Jacobs at (+1) 312-291-4181 or

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.