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Supervisor, Molecular Biology - First Shift

WuXi AppTec
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
Closing date
Sep 22, 2023

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Project Management, Biology
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
This is a first shift opening.

Supervises the day to day molecular biology operations (employees, resources, and capacity) to ensure execution of testing support services
• Oversees the performance of the team to perform routine molecular biology-based testing according to and in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP), Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and/or Points to Consider (PTC) guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• Manages, plans and reviews operations for assigned staff, including scheduling, capacity and maintaining standards
• Provides strong in-house guidance on science and technology
• Interacts with Project Management to discuss project planning and testing issues
• Responsible for team members who conduct assays in accordance with cGMPs
• Assures that laboratory personnel are following all company SOPs and safety rules. Strong technical understanding of PCR and qPCR processes
• Acts as Technical Reviewer and/or training coordinator as required
• Prepares and revises technical documents (Client Protocols, SOPs, etc.)
• Assures that test methods and other paperwork are completed according to cGMPs and company SOPs
• Effectively communicates and defends science through written and verbal communication
• Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required
• Accomplishes staff results by communicating updated organizational information, job expectations & supporting their work
• Plans, monitors, and appraises direct reports including performance competencies, goals & job results
• Coaches, counsels, and conducts disciplinary actions
• Develops, coordinates, and follows organizational systems, policies, procedures, and follows labor and capacity standards
• Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals
• Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures
• HS Diploma or equivalent required and
• 5+ years relevant technical experience and minimum of 2 years' supervisory skills
• BS/BA in Science related field preferred; or combination of relevant experience & education
• Experience in molecular biology techniques (particularly nucleic acid technology and quantitative PCR) and lab management (preferably high volume in a GMP environment)
• cGMP experience

Our Values:

Integrity & Dedication, Working Together & Sharing Success; Do the Right Thing & Do it Right.

Our greatest asset is our people, WuXi is dedicated to providing opportunities for internal growth with direct access to a dedicated and accessible Human Resources team.

WuXi AppTec provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law
Job Summary
  • Job ID: 2023-12283

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