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Lab Supervisor

Neogen Corp., Acumedia Div. • Lincoln, NE
a month ago

Come Be Part of a Mission that Matters!

Essential Skills, Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supervision of lab technicians and assistants, manage day to day activities and ensure employees perform assigned tasks
  • Direct involvement with hiring process for new personnel within the respective group and in some cases may be considered the hiring manager
  • Training of new staff according to SOPs, and assuring that they are performing them appropriately.
  • Providing input to the laboratory technicians as they perform their daily tasks
  • Work with Product Managers to manage daily workload and delivery of data.
  • Works with Quality manager and supports ISO procedures including development, documentation and execution
  • Proficiency in a variety of molecular biology techniques.
  • Maintains essential lab equipment, communicates with vendors and service technicians.
  • Works within budgeted expenses and maintains a constant focus on cost reduction.
  • Maintains laboratory notebooks, archives, inventories, catalog of studies conducted, and sample or specimen repository.
  • Maintains the laboratory including ordering supplies and equipment, calibrating instruments, performing preventive maintenance, and assuring a clean and safe environment.
  • Interacts routinely with all levels of management and co-workers in an effective manner.
  • Meets individual and departmental goals and objectives.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience: Associates degree in applied, laboratory or related science field and 2 years leadership experience preferred.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, correspondence and procedures.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet software and Microsoft Word - Word Processing software.

Travel: Minimal travel required.


Neogen is home to the largest genomic operation in the world! Our worldwide genomics operations deliver innovative, affordable DNA testing for the discovery and commercial application of genomic advances that enhance the safety and abundance of life. Our genomics tools are used by farmers and ranchers, and veterinary practitioners, to provide the best animal care possible, as well as enhance breeding programs.

Neogen’s culture combines stability with a deep belief in providing professional and personal growth. Our Pillars of Trust — the principles that guide our everyday decision-making, include Openness, Honesty, Credibility, Respect, and Service. It’s our belief in these characteristics that provides a consistent, happy and healthy work environment for our employees.