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Manager Laboratories & Operations

Microbe&Lab is a preventative and diagnostics company that develops and commercializes innovative tests for consumer and professional use. Microbe&Lab has three business units: Diagnostics & Services, Suresy and Cornalab. With the first BU we offer various laboratory and diagnostics services and with the other two (Coronalab and Suresy)  we drive our ambition to become a European leader in at home testing.

Over the last year, Microbe&Lab has grown exponentially towards a strong team of over 100 professionals with complementary backgrounds. Our high-end tests are being developed, market and manufactured in our laboratories in Amsterdam. Get more insights on our organization, products and services via our website

We are now looking for a Manager laboratories & Operations. In this position you manage the lab & production teams & Operations (20 fte) to realize the growth ambition of our organization. You will report to the COO.

Do you see yourself working in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment? And do you feel energized in our mission to make the world healthier because ‘we see what you should know’. Join Microbe&Lab!

How will you make impact?

The ideal candidate has experience as a Research Analyst and as a manager of a Laboratory. You have process improvement skills in order to further professionalize the internal logistic process. You can work independently and you are a stimulating and motivating leader. With your management style aimed at developing skills, training and capacity you can bring your team to the next level.

What will you do:

  • Having analyses and measurements carried out professionally in accordance with the current quality, safety and environmental standards. For this you will work in close collaboration with the Quality Assurance and IT department
  • Ensuring the continuity of the staffing of the Lab and expanding the analytical/technical knowledge of the team.
  • Promoting a good working and consultation climate and a positive team spirit within the lab and between other colleagues.
  • Maintaining customer contact about the lab activities, often at an operational level.
  • Drawing up investments and future plans and realizing them, within the guidelines of quantity, quality, safety and health and environment.
  • As part of the Management Team contribute to the company policies.
  • Contribute to the KPI reports and substantiate deviations.


How will you get there?

  • Bachelor/Master in Healthcare, Life Sciences, Analytical Chemistry or Microbiology
  • 10+ years’ experience with at least three years as a manager laboratory/operations
  • Good knowledge of quality management methods and Good Documentation Practice (GDP)
  • Good knowledge of GCLP
  • Data driven with excellent reporting skills
  • A result-oriented mindset
  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English.


What we offer

  • An innovative, fast-paced working environment
  • Brand new office at the IQuarters Campus (Rosalyn) in the midst of the health and life science hotspot in Amsterdam
  • Competitive salary with a fixed 13th month.
  • Target-based compensation.
  • Solid pension plan (ABP)
  • Flexible work hours with work-from-home options
  • Growth opportunities (personal development, internationalization)
  • Commuter benefit, laptop and phone

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    Microbe&Lab BV
    Rosalyn building / Floor 0B (Laboratory) -1B (Office)
    Paalbergweg 2-4
    1105 AG Amsterdam

    Microbe&Lab is ISO9001 certified.
    All our products are IVD compliant and CE marked.