23 days old

Director of Laboratory Operations, Preanalytical

Kelly Services
Willow Grove, PA 19090
**We are Kelly Science and Clinical** **,** the second largest scientific staffing firm in the U.S. serving 90% of Fortune 100 companies. We have partnered with the nation's leading independent provider of professional laboratory testing services. Our client was founded 50 years ago and has built national recognition as a leader in the Clinical and Forensic Toxicology laboratory testing industry. Clinicians, forensic scientists, law enforcement, and corporations turn to the company when faced with a backlog of tests or when in need of a full-time outsource partner that offers speed, quality and integrity.

**Job Title:** **Director of Laboratory Operations, Preanalytical**


Today, with 18 Ph.D. scientists and toxicologists and over 300 highly trained laboratorians, our client provides leading diagnostics from its accredited 5,000-square-foot open-shell building, its 60,000-square-foot main clinical lab, and 20,000-square-foot forensic lab; all of these provide stable, modern environments with lean, high-tech operating labs and state-of-the-art research facilities. Company offers a stimulating and diverse work environment with competitive salary/compensation plans and great benefits, including on-site fitness center, telemedicine benefits, pet insurance, tuition reimbursement, competitive paid time off and much more! In this newly created role as a Director of Laboratory Operations you will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operational activities of the laboratory environment in the preanalytical phase of testing.

**Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:**

+ This position has full responsibility for the operation of all pre-analytical automation, specimen management, batch-assembly, and load-leveling activities throughout the entire Company Labs network.

+ Work collaboratively with the Director of Laboratory Operations, Analytical and the Sr. VP of Operations to help develop people and capabilities, set standards for how work is done, and drive overall functional excellence.

+ Responsible for the tactical execution of strategic plans and initiatives, including long-range strategic plans.

+ Evaluates, monitors, and identifies areas for improvement regarding efficiency and productivity of all assigned laboratory sites and functions.

+ Oversees operational budgets to promote profitability and financial accountability in line with yearly operational goals.

+ Ensures adherence to Continuous Quality Improvement and Lean/Six Sigma philosophies to sustain and improve existing processes.

+ Develop, maintain, and communicate metrics on operational performance to peers, manager, and their own organization.

+ Ensures adherence to Continuous Quality Improvement and Lean/Six Sigma philosophies to sustain and improve existing processes.

**Education/Experience Requirements/Competencies** **:**

+ Legally authorized to work in the job posting Country.

+ Bachelors or masters in clinical laboratory science, **OR** chemical, physical, **OR** biological science or Ph.D. in clinical laboratory science or chemical, physical, **OR** biological science **OR** B.S. + 10 years experience **OR** M.S. + 7 years experience, **OR** Ph.D. + 4 years experience.

+ Experience must be operational in a Bioanalytical Toxicology laboratory or clinical laboratory setting with at least 4 years of laboratory management required.

+ Demonstrated experience with the preanalytical phase of laboratory testing and preanalytical automation.

+ Demonstrated experience managing large groups, (50+ people), including direct/indirect reports.

+ Knowledge of the common acceptable procedures and practices in Clinical and Forensic Toxicology or Drug ID.

**Generous Compensation and Benefits Package Including Relocation Assistance EOE, including Disability/Vets** **\#TJP2021_SPEC**

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-10-25

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