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Global Head of Laboratory Operations

Global Head of Laboratory Operations

Location: Sacramento, US

Biome Makers is an AgTech company specialized in the Microbial Intelligence for Sustainable Intensity in Agriculture. We are levering our proprietary DNA Sequencing technologies and Intelligent Computing to monitor microbial networks which provides value to farmers. We are looking for a highly driven and motivated individual to lead the Laboratory team as a Global Head of laboratory operations.

This person will act as the global manager and coordinator of all Biome Makers laboratories, including licenses. The role involves working within a cross-functional team of microbiologists, genetics, agronomists, and bioinformatics.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Optimization of laboratory workflows
  • Implementation of laboratory standardization process
  • Development and implementation of scalability plans
  • Global coordination of reagents plan
  • Whole automatization of lab workflows, including manual and robot DNA isolation, library preparation and high-throughput sequencing machine operation
  • Global laboratory reporting
  • General laboratory management coordination, including equipment maintenance, lab cleaning, sample storage, and suppliers/reagents stocks • GLP and security standards control.

You have:

  • At least 4 years of experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrated experience in laboratory scalability.
  • Professional qualification or degree in areas related to biology, biotechnology, biochemistry, or equivalent areas
  • Experience managing people
  • Experience with several lab techniques, including, but not limited to, pipetting, DNA isolation, PCR, and gel electrophoresis
  • Experience in high-throughput sequencing is an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office • Availability to travel
  • Good English communication skills, both written and oral, Spanish and French is a plus.

You also have:

  • Curious and creative in approaching technical challenges
  • Organized and structured
  • Team player
  • Strong proactivity and problem-solving capabilities
  • Work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment

We Have:

An international rock-star team working in improving the health of our planet. With a fun and energetic working environment, our multi-skilled dedicated team composed of industry experts, top scientists, and talented engineers loves spreading expertise, creativity and desire for self-improvement. Our cultural DNA is based on these five values:

  • Inspire one another,
  • Innovate in all we do,
  • Leave a mark on the world,
  • Find the possible in the impossible,
  • Be direct and transparent.

 

We provide competitive salaries and some of the best perks in the industry, including:

  • Flexible work environment.
  • Time when you need it, generous vacation policy.
  • Encouragement to get out of the office and into the field to see first-hand how our products are being used.
  • We take part and offer workshops, conferences, meet-up groups, and tech-talks to encourage participation and growth in both community involvement and career development.

 

This is the chance to boost your career and develop your skills in one of the fast-growing companies in AgTech. We need brains, ambition, and passion to continue helping farmers everywhere to maintain their soils alive and productive.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Biome Makers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

We´d love to hear from you! Send your LinkedIn URL and resume to jobs@biomemakers.com