Lab Supervisor

Organization
Sorenson Identigene
Job Location
2511 S. West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Salary
DOE
Benefits

.  We offer a full benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, Disability and 401(k).

Job Description

Sorenson Genomics, a leader in DNA testing, is seeking a Laboratory Supervisor to supervise the daily activities for its clinical and relationship testing laboratory. The ideal candidate will have a passion for science and positive energy to provide leadership to our laboratory team, as well as the technical experience to work at the bench when necessary.  We offer a full benefits package including Health, Dental, Life, Disability and 401(k).  This position supervises the 12:30-9:00 shift.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing the daily operations  of the DNA extraction, genotyping (STR and SNP), and sequencing core laboratory processes
  • Hiring and supervising laboratory personnel
  • Working with robotics and laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
  • Working with vendors and the Quality Control department to ensure rapid troubleshooting on equipment repairs
  • Troubleshooting and assisting in the lab (including at the bench) as needed
  • Performing other duties as required

 

Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • B.S. in a relevant biological science
  • Four years experience in a laboratory setting
  • One year performing high complexity testing in a laboratory
  • Strong math skills and scientific knowledge base
  • Ability to work as part of a high-functioning multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to handle several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Experience with DNA extraction and PCR methods

Preferred:

 

  • M.S. in a relevant biological science or MT (ASCP) certification
  • Two years experience supervising operations in a biologic laboratory
  • Two years experience in a laboratory performing high complexity molecular testing
  • Experience with genetic analyzers, liquid handling robots, thermal cyclers, Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), and other laboratory equipment.
    LEAN Six-Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification or Experience
How to Apply

Qualified candidates may submit resumes and salary requirements to [email protected].  In order for your resume to be considered, please include LAB SUPERVISOR in the subject line of your email. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition.

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  • Overseeing the daily operations  of the DNA extraction, genotyping (STR and SNP), and sequencing core laboratory processes
  • Hiring and supervising laboratory personnel
  • Working with robotics and laboratory information management systems (LIMS)
  • Working with vendors and the Quality Control department to ensure rapid troubleshooting on equipment repairs
  • Troubleshooting and assisting in the lab (including at the bench) as needed
  • Performing other duties as required

 

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