Associate Laboratory Director
Manchester, GB
20h ago

Amazon is focused on protecting the health and safety of our employees while continuing to serve people who need our services more than ever.

The Covid-19 outbreak has highlighted the importance of implementing and maintaining robust clinical diagnostic services for both employees and the community.

Regular testing for a range of pathogens, on a global and national scale across all industries and service areas helps keep people safe and will maintain and improve the economic situation at a national and international level.

Cost and time-effective diagnostics are a key element to ensuring that individuals, companies and governments are informed and can respond rapidly to protect lives and health.

Amazon has built incremental lab capacity, and implemented diagnostic testing for employees, performing over 1 million Covid-19 tests in the past 12 months in the Manchester based facility.

While we are continuing to focus on protecting our staff from Covid-19, we are looking to expand testing capabilities into new and novel areas and are looking for an Associate Lab Director that can support us in this mission.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide day-to-day onsite supervision of testing personnel, providing guidance, direction and reporting of test results in accredited, high performance laboratory, reporting to Laboratory Director
  • Assist with the design and implementation of novel diagnostics consistently providing accurate and reliable results.
  • Assume primary responsibility for the performance of all laboratory procedures in the absence of the Lab Director
  • Consistently exercise discretion and independent judgement in providing supervision of test performance by qualified lab personnel
  • Monitor test analyses and examinations to ensure that adequate levels of analytic performance are maintained
  • Work cooperatively in a team environment supporting senior laboratory and management staff
  • Ensure operational compliance with the clinical laboratory’s Quality Management Systems Program and delivery of routine QMS associated metrics, as well as maintenance and supervisory of the proficiency testing (PT) program
  • Monitor key financial, quality, and efficiency indicators and recognises opportunities for improvement
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