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Supervisor, New Dye Development

Apply Now Job ID R-333624 Date posted 03/26/2019

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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.


Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego (BDB)

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