Covance Microbiology Manager - 5K Sign On-Relocation in Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Overview

Covance is hiring a Microbiology Manager to lead their global team in Indianapolis, IN!

Great oppotunity to grow your career with an industry leader!

The Department Manager - Microbiology will oversee day-to-day operations and on-time delivery of testing services of the Microbiology Department.

As a Laboratory Manager and Leader, you will:

o Provide managerial leadership to the local department staff;

o Provide managerial leadership to the local Microbiology staff for validations and transition to production;

Communicate the goals and strategy of CCLS, the lab and the department;

o Manage all day-to-day delivery of testing services of the local department;

o Ensure testing quality and on-time delivery of testing services;

o Manage all non-production activities and obligations of the local department;

o Provide support, as required, to the Global Director and assists in the fulfillment of his/her responsibilities;

o Ensure that an adequate number of trained and competent staff is available to match the workload requirements of the department.

o Be responsible for ensuring client satisfaction;

o Participate in and supports client visits, audits and inquiries to ensure complete fulfillment of requests and interests.

o Be responsible for the departmental Quality Management Program and for on-time responses to quality issues (clients and internal audits, internal and external quality controls…) as required.

o Recruit, train, develop and retain sufficient supervisory resources for the effective oversight of the local department operations.

Because of our passion and drive, Covance attracts the kind of people whose contribution has resulted in our exceptional growth. Once a part of our talented team, our employees stay at Covance to work in an environment that encourages career development, allows them to work alongside respected colleagues on challenging projects and provides a diverse global culture.

Build your skills at Covance

Benefit from our experience generating more clinical trial data than any other central laboratory in the world. You’ll gain exposure to our cutting-edge automated testing systems and advanced technologies while conducting tests that help advance life-changing medicines.

Beyond our sign on bonus and relocation assistance, we also offer competitive benefits that take care of you. Your benefit package includes medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.

Get to know Covance

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose , you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


o Requires BS degree in Biology, Chemistry or other Life Science; or Medical Technology degree.

o Prefer professional certification (ASCP) in area(s) of expertise.

o Fluent in English; Command of French is a plus.


Requires 6 years experience in a Clinical Microbiology laboratory following clinical training, plus 2 years supervisory or management experience in a clinical laboratory environment.

Job Number 2017-15331

Job Category Scientific Bachelor's Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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