Histology Operations Manager

Company Name: Seventh Wave Laboratories LLC Approximate Salary: 70000.00 Per Year
Location: Maryland Heights, Missouri Country: United States
Industry: Histotechnician (HT) Position type: Full Time
Experience level: > 10 years Education level: HT Certification, HT(ASCP)

Street:19 Worthington Access DriveCity:Maryland Heights
State:MissouriEmail: HR@7thwavelabs.com
Fax: 314-628-1109ID1215
Short Description:
Histology Operations Manager
Long Description:
Seventh Wave Laboratories LLC is a rapidly growing, consulting-based research organization located in Maryland Heights, MO that provides integrated services for discovery and nonclinical drug development. The Histology Operations Manager has overall responsibility for managing routine and non-routine histology operations and personnel.

Key Responsibilities:

• Manage histology operations according to sound scientific and business principles to assure quality, regulatory compliance, efficiency, profitability, and continuous improvement.

• Personnel management to support necropsy and histology, to include hiring, training, work assignments and scheduling, and performance evaluation.

• Work closely with pathologists, project management, client services, and business development and engage as part of a management team to develop cost estimates, determine timelines, and evaluate capacity.

• Assure that adequate resources are available for completion of the necropsy and histopathology aspects of GLP and non-GLP studies on time.

• Assure that lab personnel receive training in lab processes and GLPs associated with assigned tasks, assure compliance with protocols and standard operating procedures, and identify training needs to promote quality.

• Maintain programs for the preventative maintenance, monitoring, and calibration of laboratory equipment.

• Maintain programs for documenting all study and laboratory activities as required for compliance and for managing documents and specimens in an organized and confidential fashion.

• Review study documentation and facility records for proper data recording and for compliance with SOPs.

• Assure compliance with established environmental health and safety procedures for the laboratory, any employees under her/his supervision, and herself/himself.

• Demonstrate understanding of routine and non-routine histopathology tasks including necropsy, specimen receipt and handling, identification from wet tissue to slide, tissue trimming, tissue processing, embedding, sectioning, routine H&E staining, special staining, immunohistochemistry, cover slipping, and use of associated equipment.

• Demonstrate an understanding of SOPs and Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (21 CFR, Part 58) as these relate to study-specific services provided by the histology laboratory, this job description, and general facility operations.


• Histology laboratory experience preferably with supervisory or management responsibilities. (10+ total years of laboratory or management experience)

• Strong, effective written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple projects, demonstrate consistent productivity, and meet project timelines

• Histology certification (or equivalent experience and proficiency) or an advanced scientific, medical, or business degree, e.g., MS, DVM, or MBA.

Salary and Benefits

• Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities

• Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, 401K participation with company match, etc.

Seventh Wave Laboratories LLC is an equal opportunity employer and an E-Verify employer.

Interested candidates may send a resume to Seventh Wave Laboratories – Human Resources, 19 Worthington Access Drive, Maryland Heights, MO 63043 or fax 314-628-1109 or HR@7thwavelabs.com.

At Seventh Wave our team members come together in support of an organization focused on delivering the experience, knowledge, and responsiveness demanded from an industry striving to bring new cures to market more safely and faster than ever before. Come join our team!

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