Shift Lead

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

GENEWIZ is looking for a full-time Shift Lead to join our South Plainfield, NJ, Sanger Sequencing team.

Position:  Shift Lead

Location:  South Plainfield, NJ

Why Work at GENEWIZ:

GENEWIZ is a place for people who want to have fun while making a difference by supporting genomics researchers through quality laboratory processing. We are proactive, committed to what we do, aspire to do more and have the potential for greatness!  We have a winning attitude and champion innovation, teamwork and accountability through a results-oriented, customer-centric, and fun work culture!  We are committed to the growth and development of our employees.  We are firm believers of promoting from within and many of our Managers started with GENEWIZ in entry-level positions. We offer competitive benefits ranging from work-life balance programs to comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans.

Our Shift Leads are:

Process focused.  Shift Leads help to maintain an overall view of work ongoing and work completed to ensure samples are being processed efficiently while meeting quality standards.  They assist with prioritizing workflow and allocation of resources according to current needs to meet schedules and on-time delivery of sample processing. 

Quality driven processersWhen our customers send us samples for sequencing, they help to prepare and process these samples as quickly and as awesomely as possible, while maintaining the highest quality standards in the industry.  They prepare DNA templates which include preparation, amplification and PCR purification and load these samples onto the sequencers. They also work to prepare buffers and other related solutions.

Customer focused.  Shift Leads understand our customer needs with empathy and know that everything they do is making a difference.  They hold their team accountable in adhering to laboratory SOPs (standard operations procedures) to ensure quality and safety and will often communicate with our customers via email.  

The best at what they can be.  Our Shift Leads are proactive, results oriented, people and customer focused, able to meet tight deadlines, and strive in fast-paced work environments.  They understand the big picture and can lead a team to achieve departmental objectives.

If you’re great at:

  • Prioritization and maintenance of operations workflow
  • Learning and retaining new concepts quickly
  • Meeting deadlines and working under pressure
  • Being an effective leader committed to delivering goals

If you’re awesome at:                                                                                      

  • Being flexible and working a rotating schedule covering the dayshift, Monday to Friday, 7:00PM to 4:30AM
  • Being open and adaptable to changes
  • Having fun while working to achieve goals

What you will need:

  • High School Diploma with 2 years of experience required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; both verbal and written are essential