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Supervisor, Manufacturing (Molecular Biology)

Job Summary:

The Supervisor, CodeSet Manufacturing is responsible for supporting the production of reagents used in nCounter Analysis Systems and supervisor a team of Manufacturing Research Associates in daily operations. The role requires performing both manual and automated production processes for the manufacture of raw, intermediate, and final reagents needed for the multiplexed detection and quantification of many different types of target molecules from biological samples.

Work Hours: Sunday thru Thursday, Day Shift

Essential Functions:

  • Supervise a team of Manufacturing Research Associates in daily operations
  • Follow detailed work instructions according to process, product, and Quality System requirements
  • Collaborate with production teammates and supervisors to prioritize and schedule daily production needs
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Prepare raw materials for inclusion in finished products
  • Manufacture reagents critical to various nCounter assays and internal processes
  • Manufacture intermediates and finished products
  • Perform Incoming QC on raw materials
  • Perform QC testing of intermediates and finished products
  • Assist with SOP and batch record revisions
  • Assist with inventory management and ordering as needed
  • Perform data analysis and trending of production items

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • BS in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or a related life science
  • 4-6 years relevant laboratory experience
  • <6 months of supervisory/lead experience highly preferred
  • Strong time management and organization skills
  • Detail-oriented and diligent
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Follows directions with minimal supervision
  • Works well independently and with others
  • Experience in either a high-throughput or production environment (desired)
  • Experience performing Molecular Biology protocols and meticulous pipetting technique
  • Technical writing skills
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities and tasks simultaneously with shifting priorities


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