DNA Modification Team Leader

Dependent on experience
09 Aug 2019
06 Sep 2019
Jessica McLachlan
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Team Leader looking for an exciting next step in your career? We are currently looking for a DNA Modification Team Leader to join a global, leading life science company based in the Suffolk area. As the DNA Modification Team Leader you will be responsible for leading a team of laboratory technicians and organising service, quality and safe operations within the DNA Manufacturing Department. You will also be responsible for training new staff and encouraging process improvements to ensure high level of operations.


Your duties as the DNA Modification Team Leader will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. Supervising a team of 7 Lab Technicians by providing motivation, mentorship and development opportunities, and regularly reviewing of team and individual performances. Help organise workloads of Lab Technicians and provide technical support.

2. Organisation and maintenance of high levels of quality, service and safe operation. Providing support for HSE policies and striving to ensure a safe working environment at all times.

3. As the DNA Modification Team Leader, you will be involved in the training and integration of new team members alongside development of existing team members. Encouragement of process improvements within the team and generation and development of KPIs in order to maintain high levels of operation.

4. Ensuring that the department is running to maximum operations at all times through liaison and effective communication with other departments. Preparing the department for audits by ensuring that all areas of responsibility are audit ready at all times.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the DNA Modification Team Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree in a Life Science discipline, preferably Chemistry.

2. Proven industry experience as a Team Leader within an operations, QC or other laboratory environment.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with laboratory technical work in a manufacturing environment, with an understanding of process improvement and Lean Manufacturing.

Key Words: DNA | Team Leader | DNA Modification | manufacturing | lean manufacturing | process improvement | KPIs | HSE | mentoring | reviews

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