Laboratory Supervisor

Tallahassee, FL

Job Category: Supervisor Job ID: 1717667 Salary: 32/hour - 48/hour

Job Description

Position: Laboratory Supervisor


We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Laboratory Supervisor to oversee the daily operations of our laboratory. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills, extensive knowledge of laboratory procedures, and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards in research and analysis.


  • Supervise and coordinate daily activities within the laboratory, ensuring efficient workflow and adherence to protocols and safety standards.
  • Manage a team of laboratory technicians and support staff, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations.
  • Oversee equipment maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting, ensuring that all instruments are in optimal working condition.
  • Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) to streamline processes and maintain consistency in operations.
  • Monitor inventory levels of supplies and reagents, and coordinate with procurement to ensure adequate stock levels are maintained.
  • Collaborate with researchers, scientists, and other departments to support ongoing projects and facilitate laboratory needs.
  • Maintain records, documentation, and reports in compliance with regulatory guidelines and company policies.
  • Conduct regular safety inspections and enforce safety protocols to create a secure working environment.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant scientific field (e.g., Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry) or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience (X years) working in a laboratory setting, with at least X years in a supervisory or managerial role.
  • In-depth knowledge of laboratory procedures, techniques, and instrumentation.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills with the ability to effectively manage a diverse team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to maintaining high-quality standards.
  • Proficiency in following and enforcing safety protocols and regulatory compliance (e.g., OSHA, FDA, ISO standards).
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.

Certification/Licensure Requirements:

FL State Supervisor License Required

Licensure in 3 technical specialties Required

ASCP or AMT required

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in Laboratory Management or relevant field.
  • Experience with laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement methodologies (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean) for process optimization.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement.
  • A collaborative and innovative work environment supporting cutting-edge research initiatives.

Application Process:

Interested candidates should submit a resume/CV along with a cover letter highlighting their relevant experience and qualifications.

Meet Your Recruiter

Marni Gruzd
Recruiting Support Specialist

Marni has grown up around healthcare recruiters and has an excellent understanding of what it takes to make a successful placement. She is very organized and passionate about every task she tackles. She has experience in event planning, and loves working with wild animals at Helen Woodward Animal Shelter and the San Diego Safari Park in her spare time. 

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