Group Leader, Biologics - Bioassays, ELISA in Kansas City, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Exciting Direct Hire Opportunity in Kansas City!

Title: Group Leader, Biologics

Relocation is Available

Description: 

  • Supervise and coordinate activities of a team of Scientists, Senior Scientists and/or Associates within Biologics III group
  • Plan, prioritize, organize and execute the conduct of analytical work in accordance with the requirements of the client contract and/or technical agreement.
  • Oversee projects and maintain project timelines and budget
  • Service as Project Technical Lead.
  • Report revenue forecasts on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that safe working practices are adopted in the laboratory and to comply with in-house SOPs and other safety legislation.
  • Communicate effectively with both internal and external customers, peers and supervising managers to facilitate the smooth conduct of project activities.
  • Establish and maintain technical communications with other corporate groups.
  • Assist in production of costing and timelines for client projects.
  • Maintain awareness of modern techniques and their application to Pharmaceutical Sciences activities.
  • Ensure that appraisals and performance reviews are carried out in accordance with company policy.  Identify training needs of subordinates through discussion and with reference to the core competencies.
  • Assure the integrity and quality of analytical data produced by ensuring staff are adhering to all relevant in-house and client SOPs and methodologies and following the requirements of GMP.

Required Education& Skills:

  • Degree in life sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology or closely related physical science.
  • Bachelors Degree: >15 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance 
  • Masters Degree: >12 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance 
  • Doctorate Degree: >10 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance 
  • Must have expertise in cell-based potency assays such as bioassays and/or ELISA
  • Strong knowledge of impurity assays, kinetic binding assays, and quantitation assays
  • Must have working understanding of pharmaceutical formulation systems, cGMP’s, and regulatory issues as they apply to technology transfer 
  • CMC/GMP expertise in the implementation of a method through method development, method qualification/validation, and method transfer; testing for GMP and characterization; troubleshooting for various assay types
  • Must have prior leadership and/or management experience

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EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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