Supervisor, Laboratory Operations

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
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Scientific Background
Bioproduction, Biotechnology, Virology


Ready to shape the future of science and global health?  ATCC, an internationally recognized manufacturer of biologics, is seeking an onsite Laboratory Operations Supervisor to oversee Virology Bioproduction in Manassas, VA.   


As a Supervisor of Laboratory Operations, you'll oversee daily activities within our virology bioproduction laboratories, ensuring efficient operations and adherence to schedules. Utilize your expertise in scientific and technical aspects to train and provide direction to laboratory staff, resolve problems, and mitigate risks. Play a key role in maintaining ATCC quality and regulatory standards while implementing process improvements and providing valuable support to decision-making processes.


  • Direct and coordinate six skilled laboratory professionals to execute small-scale virology production processes
  • Ensure effective operation of lab equipment, maintain supply inventories, and oversee waste reduction, quality, and safety
  • Collaborate with Quality, Procurement, Planning, Facilities and other Operations departments to ensure timely and efficient production of high quality products
  • Provide technical reviews of production batch records to ensure quality and accuracy
  • Compile data for budgets, metrics and key performance indicators
  • Facilitate tech transfer of new equipment and processes
  • Drive continuous improvement in processes and documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years’ experience or equivalent. 
  • Previous experience in leading and coordinating laboratory staff. 
  • Strong organizational and project management skills. 
  • In-depth knowledge of QA requirements, regulatory standards, and protocols in a laboratory setting. 
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and evolving laboratory needs. 
  • Prior hands-on cell culture and virology experience required to oversee team.
  • Experience in GMP/GLP environment is preferrred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills,including the ability to direct and coordinate staff, manage inventory, and ensure compliance with quality and safety standard.


We Invest in You 


  • Health & Wellness: 
    • Comprehensive medical coverage and company paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance & AD&D
    • Work life balance with Paid Holidays and PTO
    • Fitness and cell phone subsidies, and additional benefits such as Aflac, legal services, and pet insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program offering around-the-clock counseling
  • Financial security: 
    • 401(a) (6% employer contribution) and 403(b) (2% match) retirement plans
    • Exceptional career advancement opportunities, recognition, and rewards
    • Corporate bonus program
  • Mission Focused:
    • Non-profit organization supporting critical life science research
    • We give scientists the tools they need to make discoveries that improve and save lives
    • Contribute to community involvement and social responsibility


Join ATCC, where we fuel your success, well-being, and development.  We're a mission focused non-profit Equal Opportunity Employer, championing diversity and inclusivity. When you work at ATCC, you become a part of that mission, one we’ve committed to for almost 100 years. Shape the future of science with us. 


ATCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


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