AAF Flanders Biosecurity Laboratory Manager in Jeffersonville, Indiana

Biosecurity Laboratory Manager

About the Organization

AAF International offers the most comprehensive clean air solutions available across the globe. Selling under the American Air Filter- and the AAF International- brand names, AAF International has been an industry pioneer since 1921 and has since grown to operations in over 22 countries with over 3000 employees. Our products are the industry benchmarks for quality and performance, and delivers clean air solutions in residential, commercial and industrial air pollution control, gas containment removal, power generation, and other stringent clean room environments.

We are a member of the Daikin Group, the world's largest air conditioning and clean air solutions provider with over $15 Billion in sales and 56,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1924, Daikin has grown into a diversified industrial manufacturing company offering solutions in clean, air, air conditioning, refrigeration, chemicals, oil hydraulics, defense systems and electronics. AAF and Daikin are powered by our investment in people, products, and our processes.

Our culture of continuous improvement, safety, and world class operations is powered by our people centered management philosophy. This philosophy is built around mutual selection: that while AAF seeks top talent people to join and deliver on our team, we also want each team member to receive job satisfaction, growth & development, and continued happiness in being a long term member of the AAF family. This is fueled by our belief in treating our people, our supply partners, our customers and our environment with the trust and respect we each require, and our passion to give back to our community for our success.

Read more about our philosophy at: http://www.daikin.com/about/corporate/philosophy/index.html

AAF International is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Description

  • Build and manage the biosecurity laboratory capacity including but not limited to:

  • Creating the physical space in which the laboratory will be housed.

  • Work with Nathaniel Nance and Mike Osbourne to define the goals of the Biosecurity Laboratory.

  • Work within developed budget to source equipment and supplies.

  • Creating documents such as specification sheets, protocols, reports, SOPs and other directive documents for the laboratory and regulatory agencies.

  • Complete all documentation requirements for all biosecurity-level laboratory activities. Be able to justify all written records to Regulatory Auditors in person.

  • Ensure compliance with applicable health, safety, biosecurity and biosafety regulations, quality and risk management standards.

  • Perform a variety of simple and complex (bio) analytical and physical tests using a range of quantitative and qualitative analyses, including the application of live and live-modified, viruses and/or vaccines and bacteria, and report findings in formal, high-quality reports.

  • Create/implement/execute written procedures for the evaluation of filter media performance, samples and finished product with a high degree of precision and accuracy.

  • Assist in development efforts pertaining to agricultural applications, biosecure testing concepts and new project ideas for the Biosecurity Laboratory.Including biosecurity as it applies to any biosecurity environment including hospitals, schools, agricultural, office applications.

  • Develop and maintain new research and collaborative relationships with agricultural customers, facilities, universities, hospitals and other interested parties.

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of scientific research processes or other relevant issues in order to be reputable with contacts within the scientific and biosecurity community.

  • Participate in managing stakeholder relations and networking with biosecurity clients.

  • Travel to participate in, facilitate, or follow-up on events as appropriate to represent AAF and the Biosecurity Laboratory at technical conferences and trade shows.

  • Support other business units such as sales, and R & D in specific activities or projects of product development, bench tests or product trials.

  • Review and assess laboratory requirements for equipment upgrades and implementation of new technology.

  • Eventually, hire and manage a technician to assist with laboratory functions.

Category

R&D

EEO Job Category

First Level Supervisor/Manager

Position Requirements

Competencies:

  • Knowledge in relevant scientific field required.

  • Knowledge of research techniques or methods required.

  • Knowledge of regulatory policies and procedures required.

  • Analytical skills required.

  • Problem-solving skills required.

  • Attention to detail required.

  • Organizational skills required.

  • Verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

  • Ability to train others required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology required; Master's degree preferred.

  • 2-3 years of relevant research experience required.

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full-Time

Shift

Days

Position

Biosecurity Laboratory Manager

Exempt/Non-Exempt

Exempt

Location

Jeffersonville, IN

This position is currently accepting applications.