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BGI Americas Corporation

Mass Spec Lab Manager

Job Title: Mass-Spec Laboratory Manager

Reports To: Guanghui Han (Senior Director of Mass Spectrometry Center in San Jose)

Department: Mass Spectrometry Center in San Jose


Job Summary:

The Mass Spectrometry Center in San Jose, BGI Americas, is accepting applications for a full-time manager to run the Mass Spectrometry Laboratory. This is a full-time and fully benefited position with competitive salary. The Laboratory Manager will lead a team of individuals who embrace and share in the same vision, core values and integrity of the science. This is a hands-on position that oversees all aspects of the laboratory, including personnel and day-to-day operations.


Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the laboratory operation, provide MS services to meet the needs of customers.
  • Supervision of laboratory personnel
  • Oversight of analytical method development and validation
  • Oversight of maintaining and repairing instruments
  • Oversight of laboratory purchasing and upgrading
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable standards
  • Maintaining compliance with Health and Safety guidelines
  • Annual review and update of Quality Manual and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Hiring and training of personnel



  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. in chemistry, no post-graduation experience required, or an M.S. with at least four years of post-graduation experience
  • Must have experience and strong knowledge of MS instrumentation
  • 3 + years lab experience using HPLC and Mass Spectrometry
  • 1+ years experience managing employees in a laboratory setting
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and management skills
  • Experience writing SOPs and method validation procedures



BGI Americas Corporation is the leading provider of genomics and proteomics services in the Americas Region as part of BGI Genomics, a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Established in 2010, BGI Americas has grown to include presence in Boston and San Jose, serving a wide range of customers in genetics research, drug R&D and diagnostics. We have almost 20 years of genomics experience helping our customers achieve their research goals by delivering rapid, high quality results using a broad array of cost-effective, cutting-edge technologies, including our own innovative DNBseq™ sequencing technology. We are committed to advancing genetic research, technologies and applications to benefit the mankind.


Contact Information:

If you feel your skills and experience meet the requirements of the job, please forward a CV to the following email:

Siyu Zhou


December 31, 2023



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