Supervisory Biologist

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

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US - Georgia - Atlanta


Job Description

This position is within the Fisher BioServices business unit of Thermo Fisher Scientific. The Supervisory Biologist is responsible for overall operations for a large repository operation as well as supervising Operations staff. In this position, decision making is necessary to manage and conduct repository operations including receipt, inventory, and distribution of biosamples in compliance with cGMP regulations. The Supervisory Biologist will plan, coordinate, and puts into action all operation repository policies and procedures. The Supervisory Biologist will design, coordinate, and implement special projects at the request of the government.


  • Responsible for repository daily operations, staff and facility management.

  • Responds to all contract deliverables and statements of work.

  • Prepares monthly, quarterly and annual reports according to contract requirements.

  • Manage vendors supporting repository operations (LN2 supply, Dry Ice supply, etc).

  • Provides oversight to ensure all personnel issues are addressed including performance management and development of employees, writing job descriptions, establishing and enforcing employee work and leave schedules; interviewing prospective employees and providing recommendations to HR for hiring, firing and promotion of employees.

  • Review and approve all controlled documents supporting contract operations. Work with repository staff in the development and refinement of procedures. Ensure alignment of project Quality Plan with BioServices Quality System.

  • Responsible for development and presentation of site specific occupational safety and health training in accordance with federal, state and local regulations and company policy.

  • Ensure that all employees adhere to Corporate and BioServices policies and procedures.

  • Responsible for primary interface with government personnel, prime vendors, and manufacturers.

  • Must demonstrate and promote our core values, communicate new policies and serve as a Role Model Leader to employees.

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years in a lab/repository environment

  • 2-5 years Supervisory experience

  • Client interface experience preferred

  • BSL2 Laboratory Conditions

  • Ability to work on dry ice conditions as needed

  • LIMS experience

  • CAP or ISO Accredited Lab or operation preferred


  • PhD Required in MicroBiology or Similar Field

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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