Job Opening – Manufacturing Area Lab Supervisor

BioFire Defense is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).


Manufacturing Area Lab Supervisor
Posted: 2/11/2020



Full-Time Manufacturing Operations

Position Summary:

  • The Manufacturing Area Lab Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the organization of the formulation labs. This is a position of leadership and will require good communication with management as well as the ability to delegate responsibilities to others in the BioReagents and BioChem groups.


Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Perform all work in compliance with company policy and within the guidelines of BioFire Defense Quality System.
  2. Works with the Manufacturing Operations Production Manager to create and maintain a production schedule.
  3. Schedules, delegates and oversees work performed by the team.
  4. Aids in streamlining production. This includes working within the quality system to improve processes, change documentation, write validations, etc.
  5. Orders lab supplies and maintain stocks of critical raw materials and sub-assemblies, including monitoring expiration dates.
  6. Ensures all equipment used in the lab is kept current in both calibration and preventative maintenance.
  7. Works within the quality system to troubleshoot failures. This includes performing investigations for NCRs and customer complaints as well as coming up with and implementing corrective and preventive actions.


Training and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Science.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of procedures and techniques used in the manufacture of oligonucleotides in order to troubleshoot process non-conformances.



  • A minimum of 2 years related experience.
  • Good Communication skills and the ability to delegate.



  • We offer competitive salaries
  • Vacation/holiday pay
  • Medical benefits
  • Stimulating work environment

If you are interested in this position please upload your resume and notify our HR department.

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BioFire Defense is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V). We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.