BioChem Scientist Manager (Boise, ID)
Company: J.R. SIMPLOT COMPANY
Posted on: November 10, 2018
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a position available at our Plant Sciences facility in Boise, ID.Summary:The Biochemistry Scientist Manager must be a self-motivated leader capable of managing a team of scientists and multiple projects related to genetic improvement of crop plants and provide analytical support to other groups within the company. The Biochemistry Scientist Manager proactively identifies, addresses, and overcomes technical and resourcing issues and plays a key role in supporting and enhancing the technical performance of the team by displaying excellent communication, organization, and oral and written skills, demonstrating an active involvement in new inventions, an interest in learning and applying new methods and insights, focusing on company and team success, and fostering active two way positive communication between team members and collaborators.To be successful, the Biochemistry Scientist Manager must have a strong technical background in protein biochemistry, chromatography, and mass spectrometry instruments and methods.Duties/responsibilities:Responsible for employee development planning, performance management, performance metrics monitoring, goal setting, hiring, and training.Applies sound and diversified knowledge in pertinent field using advanced techniques and modification and extension of theories, precepts, and practices. Highly successful in accomplishing company goals through excellent experimental set-up, execution of experiments, and data interpretation.Effectively communicates with others on research focus, progress, and issues through active participation in meetings, and frequent two-way positive feedback discussions. Displays a positive attitude that supports overall scientific progress of the team by continuously seeking to improve methods, technologies, and strategies, challenging existing ideas and strategies, and fostering scientific communication between team members.Successful in effectively producing, discussing, and interpreting datasets, overcoming technical issues, and supervising others.Quickly finds common ground and solve problems with peers; engage the trust and support of peers; encourage collaboration.Requirements/Qualifications:Ph.D. in biochemistry or related field.Three or more years industry experience with experience managing a team of scientists preferred.Clear leadership potential with outstanding oral and written communication skills.Good organization and project management skills.Extensive experience using LC/MS and GC/MS instruments and related method development.Extensive plant biology and biochemistry knowledge is preferred.Hard working, self-motivated, flexible, action oriented and energized to take on challenging tasks in the presence of ambiguity.HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID# 6180External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID# 6180Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.When a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact theJRSTalent and Culture department for assistance at email@example.com.**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**
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