Lab Manager

Verus Research is searching for a Lab Manager to join our team. The Lab Manager will manage an approximately 40,000 sq/ft office/lab space to support research and development programs and hardware integration efforts in a number of different technical domains, including directed energy and high-power electronics.

The Lab Manager will be expected to work collaboratively with Technical Directors, Project Managers, and staff, and will be responsible for lab utilization, regulatory compliance, equipment inventory, maintenance and supplies coordination.

Verus Research is committed to solving our customer’s most challenging technical problems and seeks solution-oriented individuals who will contribute to this objective in a meaningful ways. This posting is for work in Albuquerque, NM.

The ideal candidate for the Lab Manager role will possess a strong mix of leadership traits, analytical skills, relevant experience, and communications skills. Success in this demanding position will stem from:

• U.S. Citizenship
• High School Diploma, or equivalent
• Two years or more of related experience; may substitute higher education for experience
• Experience managing and maintaining lab space and shipping/receiving for individual projects, including tools, equipment, and supplies
• Coordinating procurement as needed, to successfully operate the lab
• Developing, implementing, and enforcing standard operating procedures, policies, and initiatives to ensure a safe laboratory environment for staff and authorized visitors
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• Must be willing and able to drive/operate a forklift (training will be provided)

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