lab director resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

History of maintaining smooth, efficient and compliant laboratory environment meeting or exceeding objectives on consistent basis. Knowledgeable about personnel management, budget administration and recordkeeping requirements. Well-qualified in laboratory techniques, specimen handling and safety procedures. Hardworking employee with customer service, multitasking and time management abilities. Devoted to giving every customer a positive and memorable experience. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

  • Department Coordination
  • Specimen Handling
  • Report Writing Abilities
  • Supervision & Leadership
  • People Skills
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Good Work Ethic
  • PPE Use
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Computer Skills
04/2019 to Current Lab Director Ascension (System Office) | South Bend, IN,
  • Designed assays, scheduled and coordinated laboratory work and executed research tasks.
  • Inspected operations and team performance to check compliance, productivity and quality of care.
  • Optimized processes in order to improve accuracy, speed and efficiency of laboratory operations.
  • Maintained fully compliant, organized and quality-controlled facility.
  • Worked with external facilities and departments to maintain smooth flow of incoming specimens and outgoing results.
  • Oversaw 20 personnel, set schedules and improved workflow to increase team performance.
  • Adhered to budgetary limits, reviewed expenditures and prepared financial reports.
  • Supervised teams of field technicians, responding to inquiries and resolving conflicts.
  • Prepared budgets for each project and managed resources to keep tasks on track.
  • Developed project timelines and schedules, prioritizing tasks for entire team of Lab Technicians.
  • Reviewed work of team members, assessed quality of research and recommended improvements.
01/2018 to 04/2019 Production Planner Raytheon Technologies Corp | Decorah, IA,
  • Coordinated with production teammates to determine scheduling and conflict resolutions.
  • Created production schedules by considering deadlines for customer orders and sales forecasting.
  • Reduced operating costs by synchronizing sales goals with production.
  • Supervised and guided materials planning and production teams to drive business objectives.
  • Oversaw workload versus inventory base to estimate maximum capacity and to present inefficiencies and probable risks to stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated optimal inventory management skills through accurate demand forecasting.
  • Prepared production schedules for various manufacturing activities and maintained levels to achieve consumer demands.
  • Effectively communicated detailed information accurately and clearly to production staff and management.
  • Devised weekly production plans in line with market demand.
  • Boosted efficiency and minimized waste by receiving production material deliveries according to forecasting and demand.
  • Compiled data on spreadsheets to devise forecasts for production planning by gathering input from production staff and leaders.
  • Allocated resources and controlled inventory by assessing materials stock, monitoring production performance and managing backlogs.
  • Scheduled production activities, conducted assessments and documented data in Excel.
  • Utilized Excel to coordinate production resourcing to streamline planning, development, manufacturing and sales processes.
05/2011 to 01/2018 Production Team Lead Carrier Corporation | Bedford, MA,
  • Managed quality control and maintained high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Organized, scheduled and assigned production work across team members for task balance.
  • Notified supervisors about production problems and helped identify and correct concerns.
  • Addressed employee and production issues to determine and implement optimal resolutions, preventing wasted resources and maintaining schedules.
  • Kept areas clean, neat and inspection-ready to comply with product guidelines.
  • Coordinated with internal departments to maximize operational efficiency across production and administrative areas.
  • Planned and managed resources to consistently meet production, quality and cost goals.
  • Inspected incoming supplies to conform with materials specifications and quality standards.
  • Identified source of equipment malfunctions by using various troubleshooting methods.
  • Analyzed inventory reports determining root cause of discrepancies.
  • Conducted frequent cycle counts and inventory audits to verify accuracy of computer records.
  • Defined, created and developed solutions to identify root cause of problems to avoid future occurrences.
  • Evaluated subordinate performance and communicated with employees to provide feedback for work performance improvement.
  • Streamlined operational efficiencies by coordinating staff development and succession planning.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2026 Bachelor of Arts | Health Administration University of Arizona Global Campus, Arizona, GPA:

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School Attended

  • University of Arizona Global Campus

Job Titles Held:

  • Lab Director
  • Production Planner
  • Production Team Lead


  • Bachelor of Arts

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