Kelly Services Lab Manager in Detroit, Michigan

Every day, Kelly Scientific Resources connects scientific professionals with opportunities to advance their careers, and we currently have a direct-hire opening for a Microbiology Lab Manager in Detroit, MI.


  • Work with minimal supervision and supervise microbiological testing conducted by small laboratory staff

  • Execute day-to-day operations schedule samples to be tested, review protocols and ensure testing performed per approved procedures

  • Provide technical service to laboratory and product customers, review laboratory data, design and review test methodology and SOPs, and perform investigations for out of specification test results and deviations

  • Must be able to carry out procedures on the bench level

  • Most frequent industrial and environmental laboratory tests include antimicrobial testing, microbial identifications, standard test (ASTM, AATCC, ISO, etc.), water analysis for legionella, microscopy and quality assurance testing


  • Ph.D. or Master’s Degree in biology, microbiology, biochemistry or related area is preferred. B.S in Microbiology required.

  • 5+ years industrial or environmental microbiology experience

  • Background with antimicrobial control methods and biocide applications in industrial process systems and related standard laboratory test methods

  • Experience in laboratory project management, implementation of laboratory procedures and compliance audits

  • Knowledge of technological advances related to laboratory test methods and industry trends

  • Ability to collaborate well with a wide variety of customers and laboratory personnel

This is a working Manager position

Very competitive salary offered!

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,

Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.