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Superviser, New Dye Development

Job Location
11077 North Torrey Pines Road
San Diego, CA 92121
United States
Job Description

Job Description

BD Biosciences, the leading provider of antibody reagents to the research immunology community, is seeking a highly motivated, innovative and organized Supervisor to contribute to our Research Reagent R&D team.  Leading a product development team, this individual will be responsible for the development and release of new dyes to meet product commitments. This role requires in depth knowledge of flow cytometry, dyes/fluorochromes and instrumentation as well as an ability to guide direct reports to execute time-bound deliverables.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of dyes and reagents to support the new dye product portfolio
  • Design, perform (when needed), analyze, and troubleshoot flow cytometry experiments to evaluate new dye candidates
  • Critically analyze and interpret data.  Provide feedback and guidance to other teams based on the data.
  • Clear and concise presentation of data in timely manner
  • Lead, develop and engage associates in their team
  • Represent the team at cross-functional meetings
  • Managing multiple and varied projects with deliverables to multiple business functions
  • Strong sense of customer requirements
  • Promoting a safe work environment.  Offer recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.  Participate in addressing corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified.  Notify supervisor of all observed unsafe work practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Requires a BS in Immunology or related life science discipline with a minimum of 5 years' industry experience.
  • Ph.D preferred with a minimum of 2 years of post-doctoral and/or industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience operating a flow cytometer.
  • Previous experience leading, supervising, or managing a team is highly preferred.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong general laboratory skills.
  • Requires experience designing, performing, and analyzing flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers (LSRII, LSRFortessa, Canto, Aria).
  • Strong foundation in multicolor flow and panel design.
  • Strong understanding of flow cytometry principles and instrumentation, hands on experience changing filters and detectors is preferred.
  • Flow Cytometry Data analysis (FACSDiva and FlowJo).
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving.
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic.
  • Developed organizational, time management, and planning skills to efficiently manage multiple projects.
  • Previous management or supervisory experience is preferred.
  • Requires occasional business travel.
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BD is a global medical technology company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.

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