Pace Analytical

Scientific Operations Manager

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We are looking for a business minded scientific professional, to act as Operations Manager to lead our team to achieve exceptional customer service.

Pace Analytical’s Professional Services Staffing Group offers an innovative professional staffing program designed to provide a stable yet flexible scientific workforce for our clients. The program combines our 30 years' expertise in running laboratories with a staffing management program. The result is a highly productive, sustainable scientific workforce solution.


  • Work with sales personnel to launch programs at new customer sites inside and outside Minnesota
  • Overall management of multiple programs to include account maintenance and development
  • Business management activities to include contracts, invoicing and rate management
  • Personnel management
    • Scheduling, performance management and staff development
    • Address quality and safety issues for on-site staff
  • Support recruiting in the sourcing, hiring and selection of candidates


  • Bachelor's degree in a science related field with management experience (5+ employees, minimum 3+ years in management)
  • Experience working in a scientific setting, preferably in a lab, engineering or other scientific role
  • Experience in a regulated environment a plus (GxP, ISO, etc) a plus
  • MBA and/or management training desired
  • Organizational, prioritization, and project management skills necessary for success in this role, business acumen a plus
  • Ability to work independently, drive and show ownership in areas of responsibilities
  • Willingness to take on challenges, remain flexible and be responsive to client needs
  • Experience as a lab manager or lab supervisor is a plus
  • Looking for a high energy, outside the box thinker
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Must be willing to travel within and outside Minnesota


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