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Laboratory Manager


Full Time

About the Role

We are seeking a highly motivated and organized Lab Manager to oversee the daily operations of our laboratory. The Lab Manager will be responsible for managing laboratory equipment and supplies, coordinating with staff, and ensuring compliance with safety regulations and protocols. Additionally, the Lab Manager will be responsible for setting up and improving laboratory systems to increase efficiency and productivity. The ideal candidate will have experience in laboratory management and a strong understanding of scientific procedures, to organize laboratory operations and enable project goals to be met in a timely manner.

Key Responsibilities:


· Manage laboratory equipment, supplies, and resources, including procurement, goods receiving, and maintenance.

· Liaise with suppliers to source for and ensure timely delivery of laboratory equipment and supplies.

· Work with facility operations to ensure that the laboratory is maintained to a high standard, including addressing maintenance issues and coordinating any necessary renovations.


· Oversee the implementation of laboratory protocols and procedures, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards.

· Ensure that staff members are trained to use equipment, software, and supplies safely and efficiently.

· Develop and implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) for laboratory operations.

· Prepare and maintain laboratory reports, documentation, and records.


· Monitor and manage laboratory budgets and expenses.

· Set up and maintain systems for tracking laboratory inventory and expenses.

· Maintain compliance with all relevant regulations and protocols, including those related to health and safety.


· Collaborate with scientists, researchers, and other stakeholders to support their research needs.

· Any other duties as needed to ensure smooth operation of the laboratory from time to time.


· Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant scientific field, such as biology, chemistry, or physics would be highly favorable.

· Several years of laboratory management experience, including staff supervision and budget management.

· Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Knowledge of laboratory safety procedures and regulations.

· Familiarity with laboratory equipment and supplies, including procurement and maintenance.

· Proficiency in computer software and databases used in laboratory management.

About the Company

SunBird Bio is a Singapore start-up, exploring new frontiers in molecular diagnostics.
We are a passionate team coming together from a wide range of backgrounds to solve complex diagnostics problems and realize transformative solutions by pushing the technology boundaries.
Our innovative diagnostic platform will provide opportunities for faster, more accurate, and more affordable results. These technologies have received multiple awards and are often featured in the news media for their scientific breakthroughs.

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