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Supervisor Flow Cytometry

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

People & HR, Operations
Mechelen, Belgium
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential. Here at Labcorp, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

The Company - LabCorp

As one of the world's largest and most comprehensive drug development services companies, LabCorp has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of the all prescription drugs in the marketplace today.

The Position

As a Supervisor Flow Cytometry, you directly oversee and are responsible for the technical work of the Flow Cytometry Data Analysis department; responsible for the operational readiness of analytical methods and personnel necessary to meet the daily delivery of testing services. You ensure client expectations in delivery of testing services are met.

This position is office based in our Mechelen site.

Essential Job Duties:

Managerial and Leadership duties and responsibilities:

  • Supervises the day to day production and non-production activities of the local departmental employees.
  • Directly monitors the quality of testing services provided by employees under his/her supervision.
  • Assigns appropriately trained personnel and ensures sufficient number of staff are available to complete the workload.


  • Schedules department personnel appropriately to match the demands of the daily workflow with in the supervised area.
  • Provides direct supervision to employees, including assignments, technical and behavioral performance counseling, and troubleshooting.
  • Schedules and supervises all non-production activities and obligations of her/his area, such as validations, surveys, etc.
  • Provides support as required to the department manager to assist in the fulfillment of his/her responsibilities, including acting as manager, upon delegation, during absences.

Performance Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Assures quality and timely performance of both production and non-production activities under supervision.
  • Reports performance and results against targets and global standards.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance within his/her supervision.
  • Communicates all production and non-production standards, guidelines and information to the supervised staff.
  • Ensures on-time delivery of performance reports (PT, QC/PM, Internal and External QC) and responses to inquiries from other functional areas.
  • Participates in and supports client visits, audits and inquiries, as necessary, to ensure complete fulfillment of requests and interests.


  • Recruits, trains, and contributes to retention efforts of employees.
  • Conducts technical training and development of staff as needed.
  • Supports the departmental manager in assessing and meeting the resource needs.
  • Supports the development of plans to meet future resource needs.
  • Evaluates the performance of employees.
  • Works with department manager to establish training plans for the supervised staff.
  • Supports the manager in employee evaluations and development plans.

Essential External Client-related Job Duties:

  • Supports marketing and sales as needed in their efforts to meet specific client requests for testing services.


  • Perform other duties as required, including testing of patient samples in areas of competence.

Your skills

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Biomedical sciences, Biological sciences Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technology (medische laboratoriumtechnologie)

  • 1-3 years experience in a similar role

  • Experience in people management

  • Experience with Flow Cytometry with emphasis on data analysis is seen as advantage!

  • Preferably experience with analysis of Flow Cytometric data

  • Experience in data analysis with WinList, FlowJo, FCSExpress, etc. is preferred

  • Born problem solver with an eye for detail and customer oriented attitude

  • Ability to work under pressure and analytical mindset

  • Good communication skills are required

  • Fluency in English, Dutch and French are seen as an advantage

Thrive personally and professionally at Labcorp

Working at Labcorp, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare and making a difference in people’s life.

In addition, Labcorp offers great benefits, global experience and the opportunity to work independently within a team-oriented environment.

Get to know Labcorp

At Labcorp, we believe in the power of science to change lives. We are a leading global life sciences company that delivers answers for crucial health questions. Through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development capabilities, we provide insights and accelerate innovations that not only empower patients and providers but help medical, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies transform ideas into innovations.

Here, you can join our more than 60,000 employees, serving clients in more than 100 countries, as we work together to make a real impact on people’s lives.

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