Technical Laboratory Manager

Updated: about 23 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Technical Laboratory Manager

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Electrical Engineering

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The Laboratory Manager, under direction, coordinates the distribution, oversight, and maintenance of supplies and equipment in laboratories, prepares specifications, oversees laboratory set-ups, exudes safety, ensures efficient operations and demonstrations of equipment in laboratories, and in general help the laboratories be prepared with instruments, disposable supplies, cells, and chemicals operations to be more efficient.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare laboratories with instruments, disposable supplies, cells, and chemicals
  • Organizes laboratory supplies
  • Maintains files with inventory of equipment, instruments, and chemicals. - Disposes laboratory waste according to safety regulations
  • Re-stocks supplies, places and receives orders, and files documentation of received supplies
  • Manages laboratory equipment and instruments in proper operating conditions and assists with special projects
  • Assists in instructing lab members on the proper use of instruments. Supervises student workers in the laboratory and manages their schedules, duties, and tasks
  • Maintains updated trainings and certifications in laboratory safety procedures and ensures the creation of laboratory manuals
  • Ensures that procedures are carried out appropriately and issues are addressed. Adheres to Federal, State, and Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) procedures, policies, and safety regulations
  • Maintains Standard Operating Procedure (SOPs), validation of laboratory procedures, check sample program, and record control
  • Attends and participates in laboratory meetings as needed

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science, other applicable field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:

  • Seven years of related experience. Two years of related supervisory experience.

Preferred Education:

  • Doctoral Degree

Preferred Experience:

  • Related experience in laboratory processes and management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Knowledge of scientific equipment associated with microbiology, cell biology, chemistry, engineering, and life sciences.
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and proper preparation, handling, and disposal of biologicals and chemicals.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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