Laboratory Operations Excellence Manager

Operations Excellence/PMO Aliso Viejo, California Flexible


Are you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to join a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you can use your skills while continuing to be challenged and learn? Then we encourage you to dive deeper into this opportunity. 

We believe in career development and empowering our employees. Not only do we provide career coaches internally, but we offer many training opportunities to expand your knowledge base! We have highly competitive benefits with a variety of HMO and PPO options. We have company 401k match along with an Employee Stock Purchase Program. We have tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and even start employees off with 16 days of paid time off plus holidays. We offer wellness courses and have highly engaged employee resource groups. Come join the Neo team and be part of our amazing World Class Culture! 

NeoGenomics is looking for an Operations Excellence Manager who wants to continue to learn in order to allow our company to grow. 

This position will work a Flex (Hybrid) arrangement based out of our site in Aliso Viejo, CA. 

Now that you know what we're looking for in talent, let us tell you why you'd want to work at NeoGenomics: 

As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the exceptional work you perform. Together, we will become the world's leading cancer reference laboratory. 

Position Summary: 

The Operations Excellence Manager will lead cross-functional projects to drive standardization, stability, and simplification in the business key customer facing processes. This includes providing change leadership Change Acceleration Process (CAP) methods and tools across assigned critical business initiatives. In addition, will partner with the existing network in the business to provide leadership and direction on the implementation of Lean and Six Sigma strategies and processes. Responsible for driving lean projects across facilities that improve operations and business processes. 

Core Responsibilities: 

  • Managing multiple value streams, serving as a recognized expert and resource leader for focus areas, process rigor, and delivering significant simplification results.
  • Ability to drive cross-functional results.
  • Initiating sustainable process improvements to exceed customer expectations while using lean strategies to drive continuous process improvement
  • Owning the development and deployment of existing methodologies while advancing and applying lean principals
  • Facilitating workouts, value stream mapping sessions and activities to achieve business results
  • Using broad expertise in science/technology to facilitate delivery of lean initiatives and process improvement.
  • Travel: Required for projects and site knowledge


  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 6 Sigma Black Belt Certified/Certificate Preferred
  • Minimum 2 years project management
  • Cross functional team leadership and people skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Process Improvement / LEAN / Six Sigma
  • Requires general knowledge relative to our business



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Pay Range (will vary based on location & experience) $87,604.40 - $142,228.32 annually, plus bonus