Laboratory Lead - Stillwater, United States - USA 2023-010

Job Title

Laboratory Lead

Job Facts

Organizational Area
USA and Canada
Country / State
United States
Place of work
Home/Office based
Office based

Professional Family: 

  • Operations
Reporting To

Kind of contract

Full Time / Part Time
Full Time
Permanent / Temporary
Job ID
USA 2023-010

Job Scope

Your Mission

For over 40 years, DiaSorin has been on a mission on five continents to develop, produce and commercialize diagnostic tests for a wide range of clinical areas. Our tests are designed for hospitals and private testing laboratories, in the markets of immunodiagnostics and molecular diagnostics.

We believe in a respectful and supportive workplace that attracts and celebrates the uniqueness of a diverse workforce that represents our community and customers.

Main Responsibilities

Your Contributions

This position is responsible for overseeing material processing, reagent formulation, technical manufacturing, in-process and final quality control of reagents, components and in-vitro diagnostic products in the laboratory environment.

Qualifications Experience Personal Strengths Mobility

Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry, Biology, Medical Technology, or related science field or a 2-year degree (i.e. MLT) with equivalent experience
3+ years of related laboratory experience or demonstrated competence within the in-vitro diagnostic industry
Knowledge of good laboratory and good manufacturing practices (cGMP)
Knowledge and practice of statistical analysis and reporting methods
Understanding of immunology and immunoassay technology and systems
Functional knowledge of laboratory and manufacturing equipment and processes
Understanding of Quality Control and manufacturing techniques
Experience with MS Office, advanced experience with Microsoft Excel
Familiarity with Google Suite
Decision-making ability and leadership skills
Demonstrated ability to train team members
Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner
Ability to lead a team of Process Scientists
Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to determine product disposition, perform and lead validations, write Quality Exceptions (Deviations and Non-Conforming Reports), perform internal control assignments

Technical Competencies

Ability to organize schedule in order to ensure timely delivery of product
Ability to work with other departments as well as across sites
Demonstrated competency running LIAISON® Instrument
Intermediate SAP skills including the use of reporting functions and ability to train new employees, accordingly
Lead team members in the laboratory environment.
Help guide employees through builds and quality control activities.
Provide input into performance reviews, includes competency assessment.
Schedule laboratory training of new employees and assist in training.
Occasionally provide team training sessions.
Planning / Execution of Work
Work with area supervisor to manage reagent build and QC schedules. Assign work to distribute group workload evenly and appropriately according to skill and experience level.
Demonstrate GMP and GLP in the laboratory environment. Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Ensure the maintenance of proper documents by correcting and documentation of errors.
Support team goals for Backorder, Obsolescence, Scrap and other annual goals.


Maintain clean work space in QC and Reagent Prep Labs. Schedule group Reagent Prep and QC duties, including lab and equipment maintenance as needed.
Perform material processing and reagent formulation for bulk intermediates and components.
Perform in-process and final quality control for LIAISON® products. Perform validation testing as needed.
Analyze testing results of technical manufacturing, quality control or product performance to determine acceptability of product relative to established requirements.
Participate in inventory accountability – PSA count, cycle counts, accurate kitting, etc.
Participate in team meetings and attend all group training sessions.
Maintain assay spreadsheets, QC panel inventory, QC strategy and assay facesheets.
Execute investigations for root cause determination and troubleshooting activities with assistance from supervisor and product support team.
Write NCR/Deviations and use risk assessment at intermediate level.
Write/Complete Validation plans, reports, and activities.

Travel Availability
Relocation Availability
Training Required



We Offer You

Receive a competitive salary and benefits package as you grow your career at DiaSorin. Join our team and discover how your work can impact the lives of people all over the world.

Others Information as per Local Legal Requirements

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

DiaSorin Inc and DiaSorin Molecular LLC are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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