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Founded in 1990, EdgeBio is a market leader in DNA sequencing reagents located in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Ours is a smart, professional and energetic culture in which individuals can and do make a real difference. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a rewarding environment.

Edge is seeking aggressive and dynamic individuals who are interested in simplifying the complex task of scientific discovery by providing reliable tools and exceptional service to the DNA sequencing community.

Available Positions

  • Production Supervisor 

Production Supervisor

Do you thrive in a hands-on, multifaceted role? Edge BioSystems, an industry-leading manufacturer of genome sequencing consumables, is hiring an experienced Production Supervisor to coordinate day-to-day operations and projects of our production team. Using your dedication to quality and Lean experience, you will supervise the manufacturing operations to ensure customer satisfaction and attainment of internal specifications.

Your strong leadership skills will enable you to provide performance feedback, encourage consistently high performance, and exemplify EdgeBio’s standards of excellence within the team. Strong time management skills will allow you to successfully plan and implement both short and long term production strategies.

Regular tasks include:
• Schedule production and direct employees
• Materials Management such as inventory control and purchasing
• Participate in process improvement activities
• Actively support Quality Control and Assurance

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or two years related experience, and/or training or equivalent combination of educations and experience
• Experience planning and organizing production schedules
• Strong communication skills
• Project management experience
• Dedication to quality
• Proficiency leading teams
• Lean manufacturing experience
• Life Science reagents industry experience is a plus
• ISO9001:2008 experience is a plus
• APICS certification or training is a plus

  • Product Development/Quality Scientist 

Do you crave a self-directed environment? Do you feel you have more to contribute through development of products? Edge BioSystems, an industry-leading manufacturer of genome sequencing consumables, is hiring an experienced Product Development/Quality Scientist.

Through your ability to collaborate with others, you will participate in creating, launching and implementing new products. Working with our accomplished leadership team, you will run several exciting and innovative projects. You’ll optimize completion of projects and techniques through your resourcefulness. Your attention to detail and dedication to continuous improvement will support the quality and product development systems.

Regular tasks include:
• Plan and conduct product development projects
• Analyze and report findings
• Participating in process improvement activities
• Actively support Quality Control and Assurance under ISO standards

The ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology or related field, with 1-2 years of experience or, a Master’s degree in Molecular Biology or related field with related course & lab work
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft office
• Strong communication and organization skills
• Impeccable attention to cleanliness
• Ability to work independently and effectively manage time
• ISO9001:2008 experience
• Life Science reagents industry experience is a plus

Apply for available positions online.