Supervisor/Manager/Senior Manager, Assay Services 2017-151 - Boulder, CO | Biospace
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Supervisor/Manager/Senior Manager, Assay Services 2017-151

Somalogic, Inc.

Boulder, CO
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Assay, Biotechnology, Laboratory, Manager, Proteomics,

Job Description

SomaLogic, Inc.

Supervisor/Manager/Senior Manager, Assay Services 2017-151

SomaLogic is a rapidly-growing, 200-person, privately owned biomedical science company that has developed a revolutionary proteomics technology capable of measuring thousands of different proteins in a single small sample. We are a dedicated team of science-based colleagues working to build new tools based on our technology that will change the way life science research is done and healthcare is delivered. Come apply your management skills to making healthcare better for your loved ones and the whole world.

We are currently looking for a Supervisor/Manager/Senior Manager to help manage our regulated clinical laboratory (CLIA/CAP/GMP/GDP). The primary role of this position is to oversee daily operations of patient sample testing. Level commensurate with experience.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a SOMAscan™ Assay technical expert
    • Assist with sample scheduling and staffing assignments
    • Assign study controls based on sample type and complete study design forms
    • Troubleshoot assay run problems
  • Review SOMAscan Assay paperwork for completion, accuracy and GDP compliance
  • Investigate and provide appropriate documentation for non-conformances
  • Coordinate with multiple SomaLogic groups, including Sample Management, Bioinformatics, Quality Assurance, and Regulatory to meet sample testing requirements
  • Supervise Assay Services analysts, including holding regular one-on-one meetings, providing performance feedback, and creating career development plans
  • Assist with instrument installation and validation
  • Review Equipment Action forms for completeness
  • Ensure use of SOPs and update SOPs as needed
  • Work with the Quality Assurance group to ensure that quality control requirements are met
  • Identify, develop and implement process improvements as needed


Degree in chemical, physical, biological science or clinical laboratory science; PhD with 0-4 years’ relevant experience, or Master’s degree with 10+ years’ relevant experience with at least 5 years’ management experience, or Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years’ relevant experience with at least 5 years' management experience

Skills and experience

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Superb time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Experience using and writing SOPs
  • Proficient in scientific instrumentation usage and basic computer programs (MS Office/Excel)
  • Trained on proper pipetting techniques using single and multi-channel pipettes
  • Experience in a regulated testing environment (CLIA/CAP/ISO/FDA) preferred
  • Basic understanding of robotic liquid handling instrumentation desired

Work Environment:

  • Work is divided between a typical office environment and a typical laboratory environment with Personal Protective Equipment use required
  • The work environment may include, but is not limited to, the following hazards: chemical, electronic, mechanical, biohazard waste and infectious material