ATCC

Supervisor, Laboratory Operations

Job Locations US-VA-Manassas
Role Type
Onsite
Department
Manufacturing, Science & Tech
Job ID
2024-3809
Scientific Background
Biochemistry, Biologics, Biology, Bioprocessing, Bioproduction, Biotechnology, Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Regulatory Science

Overview

Ready to shape the future of science and global health? ATCC, a pioneer in biomaterials manufacturing, is seeking an onsite Laboratory Operations Supervisor to help oversee our MSAT Cell Biology team in Manassas, VA.  The MSAT Cell Biology team focuses on tech transfer, new accessioning, training, and troubleshooting for manufacturing and quality control.   Our ideal candidate will have prior lead or supervisory experience, expertise in cell culture, and prior manufacturing experience.  

As a Supervisor of Laboratory Operations, you'll oversee daily activities of functional units within our 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. Additionally, you'll play a key role in vendor negotiations, implementing new laboratory services, and providing valuable input to support decision-making processes.

Responsibilities

  • Laboratory Management and SOP Development: Direct and coordinate laboratory staff, manage inventory, and oversee cost control, waste reduction, quality, and safety. Attend and lead staff meetings, and create, develop, and implement Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and protocols.  Ensure effective operation of laboratory equipment.
  • Study Design & Technology Transfer: Oversee study design for new equipment, products, and processes.  Facilitate technology transfer for internal and external stakeholders. 
  • Technical Oversight and Quality Assurance: Ensure test methodologies meet quality standards and regulatory requirements, troubleshoot out-of-specification results, and provide technical input for internal and external stakeholder.  Develop and evaluate new assays, review custom product requests, and compile data for key performance indicators (KPIs) metrics and reports.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years' experience or equivalent.
  • Previous cell culture experience (adherent, suspension, and/or aggregate).
  • Previous experience with process development, process scale up, technology transfer and manufacturing.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to direct and coordinate staff, manage inventory, and ensure compliance with quality and safety standards.

Other Duties:

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits

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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