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Bioanalytical Group Leader

Kelly Services
Portland, OR 97240
**Kelly Science and Clinical** is the worlds most recognized brand in science and clinical staffing with more than 100 locations in North America, Europe, and the Pacific Rim. Our scientists contribute to the research and development of the next generation of small molecule drugs, biologics and cellular therapies.


The Bioanalytical Group Leader manages the Bioanalytical Laboratory, comprised of DNA and microbiological testing groups, to ensure providing high quality testing services for clients i.e. continuous sample flow while maintaining QA/QC conditions of the department; ensures that testing and method development is conducted accordingly while managing procedural efficiency and effectiveness to achieve the Companys mission and objectives.


+ Plans and supervises the daily operation of work for DNA and microbiological testing groups; ensures schedules are maintained and deadlines are met.

+ Review all data obtained from testing for quality, accuracy, consistency, and completeness of analytical results.

+ Leads the research, development and implementation of the latest Bioanalytical technologies and methods in line with Company Directives.

+ Supports the Quality Management System and regulatory compliance of the Bioanalytical Group, in cooperation with the QA Manager. Responds to QA findings or corrective actions for activities in the Bioanalytical department.

+ Implements data validation, internal quality control, and process review steps as necessary to ensure data quality and maintenance of laboratory accreditations.

+ Coordinates the management of department resources for the Bioanalytical group, in cooperation with the Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Director. This includes but is not limited to allocation of staffing and equipment and maintenance of general lab supplies.

+ Contribute to the continuous improvement and marketing of laboratory operations through market research and participation in internal and external trainings, networking events, conferences, trade shows, and other opportunities.

+ Implements and enforces safety regulations and codes. Works in a safe manner, using appropriate safeguards and personal protective equipment, to prevent injury to self or co-workers. Reports all accidents or unsafe working conditions to the safety committee or management.

+ Assumes technical responsibilities, including analytical duties, in an overload situation or in order to ensure sample deadline dates are met .

+ Manages Bioanalytical team, comprised of DNA and Microbiology testing groups. Carries out supervisory responsibilities - technical and people development, and performance management of the direct reports in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

+ Provide direction to improve efficiency, accuracy, morale and analytical abilities. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising employee performance and assisting in career development; addressing complaints and reporting them to Laboratory Manager; resolving problems.



+ BS in Life Sciences; minimum 4 years combined experience with microbiology, PCR, and bioinformatics; laboratory supervisory experience and/or demonstrated leadership skills.

+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from direct reports, supervisors, and clients.

+ Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, and quadratic equations.

+ Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.

+ Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

+ Familiar with the laboratory business environment.

+ Successful experience of collaborating with different business departments.

+ Demonstrated successful experience of leading, motivating, and supervising teams of relevant significance.

+ Demonstrated experience of successful change management of relevant complexity.

+ Experience working in international businesses and a good cultural awareness

+ Excellent interpersonal skills.

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

+ Highly competent user of MS Office.


+ MS degree in Life Sciences with management experience.

+ Connected well with relevant external organizations and good knowledge of the industry best practices.

+ Experience with Food and Plant microbiological and molecular analyses.

+ Experience with Genetically Engineered crops and related industry.

+ Experience with Programming languages relevant to bioinformatics (e.g. Python).

+ Experience with GLP quality management system.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-06-04 Expires: 2021-07-05

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