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Kelly Services Laboratory Supervisor in Lee's Summit, Missouri

Kelly Scientific is seeking a Laboratory Operations Supervisor in Lee’s Summit, MO.

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  • Saturday- Tuesday 8am-7pm

This individual will join a company with over 30 years of specialized expertise in infectious disease, immunology and allergy testing for immunocompromised and critical patients.


  • Oversee daily operations in the clinical laboratory and provide overall direction and assistance to associates

  • Administer work schedules and review/approve associate time sheets

  • Ensure laboratory associates have thorough understanding of assay theory, troubleshooting, and data analyses by serving as mentor and coach

  • Ensure laboratory associates are up to date at all times with training and competency assessments for their areas of responsibility

  • Monitor department productivity and ensure appropriate quality metrics are met (turnaround times, quality events, etc.)

  • Approve clinical laboratory assays that have been submitted prior to results being reported to clients

  • Resolve technical problems and ensure that appropriate corrective and preventive actions are taken when deficiencies or errors are found for both the clinical laboratory and/or medical device products as appropriate

  • Perform annual review of SOPs

  • Identify inefficiencies in processes, workflow, and throughput and implement process improvements to minimize waste

  • Provide primary source of information and assistance to other departments as needed

  • Interview and select candidates for open Clinical Laboratory Scientist positions when needed

  • Accept, complete, and report on special assignments within the agreed upon timeframe

  • Other duties as assigned by management


  • BS or BA in biological, physical, chemical, or clinical laboratory science

  • 6 years experience in a CLIA laboratory environment

  • Will be working on automated and manual platforms

  • Willing to work with potentially infectious human blood and body fluids

  • Goal oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively solve problems and make sound independent decisions

  • Analytical judgment, problem solving skills, accuracy and detail oriented

  • High level of proficiency with PC based software programs

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.