Lab Operations Manager
Waterman, IL 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description


The primary responsibilities of this role, Lab Operations Manager, are to:

  • Promote inclusion while developing employees to increase skillsand facilitate professional growth;
  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide feedback andcoaching on an ongoing basis;
  • Set daily operational direction for the work team;
  • Manage the work team s resource needs including partnering withcontingent labor vendors;
  • Model, promote and maintain a safe work environment that followsestablished ESH procedures;
  • Be accountable for meeting performance goals and targets within thework team. Guide the team to develop and track key performanceindicators and hold the team accountable to the targets;
  • Network with a highly diverse global stakeholder and customerbase. Model and promote a customer focused culture within the team;
  • Partner with the work team and Quality Testing technical expertsto implement new innovations in the areas of automation, genetics and engineering;
  • Assure consistency, reliability, and credibility of data andparticipates in standardization efforts across global laboratories;
  • Ensure benchmark strategies and procedures (i.e. proficiency testing,analyst training, daily controls) are followed and corrective measuresare taken;
  • Manage, evaluate, and perform periodic audits of external laboratory suppliers to ensure consistent and high-quality standards of outside services.


your success will be driven by your demonstration of our life values. more specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in a Biological, Agricultural or business related field with at least 2 years of experience supervising a team;
  • Ability to be agile and work within a fast-paced global andmulti-cultural environment;
  • At least five years of experience in a high output laboratory orproduction environment;
  • Adept at team troubleshooting and problem solving;
  • Knowledge of or interest in process improvement tools such asLean Six Sigma;
  • Experience in working with cross functional teams and development of business strategies;
  • Business software knowledge (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.).

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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