Laboratory managers oversee the day-to-day operations of laboratories. They develop procedures and maintain quality standards for specific lab procedures. Laboratory managers work in a variety of settings from universities to medical facilities to pharmaceutical corporations, and they must work well with project teams. Laboratory managers also work in the manufacturing industry, primarily in research and development. They typically work in laboratories during regular business hours.
Laboratory Manager Tasks
Assist with experiments and procedures.
Inventory, stock, audit and organize supplies and chemicals.
Train, supervise, and mentor laboratory assistants, students and technicians.
Oversee laboratory safety policies, training, and enforcement.