Manager – NGS Lab Services
Posted on 11/9/2022
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • The ideal candidate will have the following background/skill set but not limited:
  • Detail-oriented, organized, ability to develop and implement business processes in lab environment
  • High accuracy in working document and experiment data
  • ISO and GMP knowledge, CLIA/CAP a plus
  • Experience driving work processes to meet business KPIs- TAT, profitability, quality
  • Strong communication and people managing skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects in fast pace working environment and manage priority changes
  • MS/PhD in Biology, Chemistry, Molecular biology, Biochemistry, protein chemistry and chemical engineering or a related discipline
  • 2+ years relevant wet lab manager experience
  • This full-time, laboratory-based position will manage the service lab working on innovative library prep assays and cutting-edge sequencing technologies. The service work supports both internal and customer-facing projects for genome research, including cancer and rare genetic disease studies. The laboratory manager will define, establish, and manage laboratory process, maintain appropriate lab certifications, and hire, train and manage staff
  • Job duties include but not limited to:
  • Establishment of standing operating procedures, lab documentation, and manage laboratory activities
  • Evaluating and hiring staff, administering training and laboratory orientation, review of staff performance and development, and ensuring that staff members comply with all laboratory rules and regulations, including health and safety policies, to guarantee the highest quality of results
  • Management of work schedules and project status to ensure timely completion of service requests
  • Supervision of lab and equipment maintenance including inspection, cleaning, calibration, testing and repair of lab equipment; and organization and cleaning of the lab
  • Management of vendors
  • Forecasting and maintenance of supply levels, and inventory stores
  • May serve as the primary point of contact with clients to provide information and take requests for services
Desired Qualifications
  • Hands on experience with NGS Library Prep and sequencing. Experience with automated liquid handler. Proficiency in data analysis is a plus
Element Biosciences

201-500 employees

Genetic analysis biotechnology research
Company Overview
Element Bioscience’s mission to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate collective impact on humanity. The company has developed a modular and high performing DNA sequencing platform that delivers quality data, workflow flexibility and makes next-generation sequencing technology more accessible.
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, & vision coverage
  • Flexible spending & health savings accounts
  • Premier mental health care
  • 401(k) with immediately vested 4% company match
  • Company-paid Life and AD&D insurance
  • Stock option grants
  • Flexible time off
  • 10 paid annual holidays
  • 8-weeks paid parental leave
Company Core Values
  • Laugh often
  • Be bold
  • Win together
  • Be curious
  • Inspire others
  • Think big