Supervisor, Microbiology

4 days left

Employer
BD
Location
Baltimore County, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 28, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
2079489743
Discipline
Biology, Genetics
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Job Description Summary # Job Description ### Positi on Summary ### BD R&D Microbiology is looking for a Supervisor to join our team. The opportunity is for an innovative clinical microbiologist to guide and be an active contributor in the development of diagnostic products used in the clinical microbiology laboratory. This person will oversee multiple lab locations that include molecular assays and culture based microbiology. The R&D Supervisor is accountable for ensuring the timely completion of R&D related tasks and is responsible for preparing and monitoring budgets. This position may collaborate with external partners for training and customer insights. ### ### Key Responsibilities + ### Oversight of projects (and coaching peers and staff members) to meet schedules and resolve technical or operational problems. + ### Develops and administers budgets including capital equipment, schedules and monitors performance by planning and working with team members + ### Develops and implements protocols to achieve scientific objectives. + ### Provides direct on-site supervision of specimen workflow, test performance, quality, compliance, and associated documentation + ### Adept at influencing, coordinating and communicating effectively with others to accomplish goals. + ### Proactively maintains supply and reagent inventory utilizing lean principles + ### Establishes biosafety level 2 laboratory standards of excellence; assures consistent implementation by all associates + ### Constantly supervises and improves systems for increased efficiency and eliminates rework and waste. + ### Provides subject matter expertise and troubleshoots issues across all platforms. + ### Encourages and participates in continuous quality improvement + ### Creates/supports an environment that fosters teamwork, cooperation, respect and inclusion of diversity. + ### Recruits, coaches, develops and retains qualified, competent staff. Crafts and maintains an environment where staff feel valued, appreciated and recognized. ### ### Professional Skills & Key Competencies + ### Requires at least a bachelor's degree in medical technology or related field + ### Minimum of 6 years' experience as a medical technologist or equivalent in a laboratory environment + ### The ideal candidate must possess accomplished communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. We require a minimum of 1 year of staff management and development skills. + ### Candidate must work optimally as part of a cross functional team + ### Use of critical thinking skills to identify problems and analyze facts to provide logical conclusions. + ### Experience in a research and development environment specializing in the development of microbiology diagnostic products is preferred. ### ### Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status. ### #LI-Pro # Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle # Additional Locations # Work Shift Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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