Senior Department Manager for Assay Technology
Pioneer a brighter future
At Novozymes, we work in close partnership with our customers and the global community to make an impact and help create a better world for those around us, for each other and for the next generation. We use science to advance industries, and as part of Research, Innovation and Supply, you will create and develop the biological answers that will pave the way for a brighter future.
Senior Department Manager for Assay Technology, Quality, Bagsværd
We are looking for an experienced manager to lead Assay Technology, a team of 16 highly skilled scientists and research associates. The department is responsible for testing and implementing new assay and automatization technologies in our quality laboratories globally. Assay Technology is part of Global Assay Development & Optimization based in DK, US and China under Novozymes' Quality, Environment and Safety area.
You will be responsible for shaping and driving our global technology and automation strategy within our QC laboratories and our focus is to radically change our work processes in the coming years to optimize the way we operate. An important part of this new automation strategy is how to ensure efficient system integration and data management in the future.
Assay Technology also drives several projects so your responsibility will include portfolio management and reporting, and you will have budget and people management responsibility for the department.
In this position you need to:
- Have a relevant educational background (MSc or PhD) within engineering, biochemistry or similar and be fluent in English, both orally and in writing
- Have experience with automation technology, system integration and data management as well as assay development or broad experience with laboratory equipment in general
- Have strong leadership skills and experience with change management, work flow optimization and/or Lean
- Be a team player and have a strong network to R&D environments or academia to harvest and engage in new technologies
Are you the next Zymer in our team? Consider a career with Novozymes and let's realize your potential together.
Novozymes is the world leader in biological solutions. Together with customers, partners and the global community, we improve industrial performance while preserving the planet's resources and helping build better lives. As the world's largest provider of enzyme and microbial technologies, our bioinnovation enables higher agricultural yields, low-temperature washing, energy-efficient production, renewable fuel and many other benefits that we rely on today and in the future. We call it Rethink Tomorrow. www.novozymes.com
For more information please contact Director Anders Viksø-Nielsen by phone: +45 4446 4747.
Application deadline: December 18, 2016.
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