Job ID R-376408 Date posted 10/08/2020 BACK TO SEARCH RESULTS Apply

Supervisor, Reagent Development

Job Description Summary

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 Life Science Research Reagent Line Extension team. Leading a product development team, this individual will be responsible for the release of new antibody reagents to meet product commitments. This role requires in depth knowledge of flow cytometry, Immunology, dyes/fluorochromes and instrumentation as well as an ability to guide direct reports to execute time-bound deliverables.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivery of new antibody reagents to support the BD product portfolio

  • Design, perform, analyze, and troubleshoot flow cytometry experiments

  • Critically analyze and interpret data.  Provide feedback and guidance to other team members and teams based on the data.

  • Clear and concise presentation of data in timely manner

  • Lead, develop engage and provide direct supervision to associates within the team

  • Prepare management reports including summaries of progress against objectives.

  • Represent the team at cross-functional meetings

  • Managing multiple and varied projects with deliverables to multiple business functions

  • Promoting a safe work environment.  Offer recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in life sciences with 6 years’ experience in reagent development or a Ph.D with at least 4 years' experience.

  • Previous lead or supervisory experience is stongly preferred.

  • Minimum of 6 years’ experience designing, performing, and analyzing flow cytometry experiments, preferably on BD flow cytometers (LSRII, LSRFortessa, Canto, Aria)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Developed organizational, time management, and planning skills to efficiently manage multiple projects necessary.

  • Effective interpersonal skills, must be able to work in a cross-functional team-oriented environment to achieve organizational goals.

  • Strong general laboratory skills.

  • Strong understanding of flow cytometry principles and instrumentation.

  • Strong experience with Flow Cytometry Data analysis (FACSDiva and FlowJo).

  • Demonstrated excellence in oral, and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated analytical problem solving.

  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic.

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