Production Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing | GenomeWeb

Production Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing

New England Biolabs
Job Location
240 County Road
Ipswich, MA 01938
Job Description

Working as a member of the team responsible for the development and production of New England Biolabs (NEB) Next Generation Sequencing product line (NEBNext), this individual will be focused on coordinating and supporting all stages of the transition of new custom products from development to product release and technical support. This includes interfacing with customers to assist with technical inquiries, development and use of highly sensitive assays, as well as formulation of custom reagents.

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist customers and collaborators with technical inquiries and assist with troubleshooting.

  • Develop new tests and implement new analysis workflows for custom sequencing validation.
  • Design new quality controls and functional validation assays for future products.
  • Perform stringent quality control assays on all components of custom NEBNext products.
  • Prepare formulations of custom NEBNext products for next generation sequencing sample preparation.
  • Coordinate and assist in the production and assembly of custom orders.
  • Manage, plan, and forecast inventory.



Required Qualifications/ Experience:

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in molecular biology or related field.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with Next Generation Sequencing technologies from sample preparation to data analysis.
  • Ability to independently design and execute experiments, as well as analyze and interpret data.
  • Have "good hands" with proven bench skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver technical presentations.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of self-management within a fast-paced team framework.
  • Goal and deadline oriented with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Have a strong work ethic, emphasizing both efficiency and quality of work.  
How to Apply

Candidates may apply online at or by accessing the following link: Production Scientist, Next Generation Sequencing

About Our Organization

New England Biolabs, Inc. (NEB) is a privately held biotechnology company with a worldwide reputation for providing quality reagents for the molecular biology market. NEB’s customers range from small academic laboratories to major research institutions to large industrial corporations. NEB has a strong research focus, and relies on the cooperative interaction of a motivated workforce for its success.  NEB is located in a beautiful estate setting, LEED certified building north of Boston.


New England Biolabs is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of Minorities, Females, Disabled and Protected Veterans.


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