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Manager, Laboratory Operations - Histology

Discovery Life Sciences Huntsville, AL

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Discovery Life Sciences are the Biospecimen and Biomarker Specialists serving thousands of customers across the U.S. and around the world. We are seeking an experienced Manager, Laboratory Operations, to join our Histology team. The Manager, Laboratory Operations - Histology, contributes to our mission by overseeing projects within the Histology Laboratory to work closely with internal and external customers in developing and implementing laboratory processes, and to improve performance, methods and quality of the Company’s products.  

To be successful in this role, you must have strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize assignments, and resolve multiple complex problems simultaneously. You must also have a strong understanding of Histology, CAP guidelines, and SOP creation. Extensive knowledge of HIPAA and medical privacy policies is required. You must also be able to communicate with peer level managers to resolve issues that impact multiple departments. A working knowledge of universal precautions, bloodborne pathogens, and handling human specimens is required. You must have 5-7 years of laboratory experience, with a strong emphasis on molecular biology and 2-4 years managerial experience. You must also have excellent computer skills to include Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Google Docs. Experience with Salesforce is desirable but not required.  Previous work experience in a College of American Pathologists or Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-certified facility preferred.


Are you analytical, driven, a problem solver, detail-oriented, motivated, able to direct and lead others, focused on the customer and have a take charge personality?  A Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences; HT, HTL or MLS accredited is preferred. You must be able to work in a team environment that values open and honest communication, embraces challenge, innovation and continuous improvement, works hard and loves to have fun, is fast-paced and displays a can-do attitude. If this is you and you can prove it, you could be a great fit for our team. We offer excellent pay and benefits, an unbeatable work environment, and the chance to make a difference in the lives of patients. We hire based on talent and fit. Apply only if you meet our performance and ability guidelines. You can view our current openings at our Career Center through ADP Recruitment.


Discovery Life Sciences, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. 


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Discovery Life Sciences


Huntsville, AL
35806 USA



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