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Lab Supervisor

Agilent Technologies, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Kirkland, WA posted December 5, 2021.

As a healthcare company committed to protecting the health and safety for our employees, contractors, customers and communities, employees in this role are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an accommodation has been granted for a medical reason or sincerely held religious belief.

Agilent inspires and supports discoveries that advance the quality of life. We provide life science, diagnostic and applied market laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise. Agilent enables customers to gain the answers and insights they seek – so they can do what they do best: improve the world around us. Information about Agilent is available at

Resolution Bioscience, now a part of Agilent, is redefining cancer patient care by providing genomic analysis of the disease using noninvasive liquid biopsy methods. We are seeking an experienced Laboratory Supervisor to join our growing team. The Lab Supervisor of the high complexity CLIA NGS laboratory is a hands-on position responsible for the day-to-day supervision and training of the personnel performing testing, completion of competencies for lab personnel, reviewing test results, and overall QC monitoring.

What you will be doing:

  • Provide day-to-day supervision of high complexity testing performed by qualified testing personnel to maintain consistent TAT
  • Spend approximately 50% of time on the bench performing clinical testing, QC, training, etc.
  • Provide new employee orientation and be actively involved in training of all testing personnel as well as continued competency assessment and documentation
  • Perform annual personnel reviews for direct reports as well as periodic check-ins with team
  • Be proficient in the laboratory’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for clinical testing and knowledgeable in their quality control parameters.
  • Monitor specimen and testing analytics to ensure that acceptable levels of test performance are maintained
  • Review of all testing results ensuring that patient test results are not reported until any necessary corrective actions have been taken
  • Coordinate laboratory activities to complement the duties and responsibilities of the Quality

Assurance department

  • Ensure operational compliance with the clinical laboratory’s Quality Management Systems (QMS) Program
  • Participate in monthly QMS meetings, presenting activities and metric outcomes to review and assess compliance, developing and implementing remedial activity plans, as needed, and activities for quality improvement
  • Prepare for ongoing regulatory inspections and aid in any necessary responses or changes in response to audits
  • Coordinate and assist in verification and validation of LDTs and changes to current assays
  • Efficiently manage shared resources with the product development team in the launch of new clinical test products
  • Scheduling of laboratory personnel to cover both production and development needs
  • Accountable for customer satisfaction