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Head of Screening Pipeline



Emeryville, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Triplebar is seeking a seasoned Head of Screening Pipeline to lead our rapidly expanding pipeline across multiple product verticals. This pivotal role is responsible for overseeing the entire screening pipeline team, ensuring seamless coordination from material inputs through to benchtop fermentation. Our ideal candidate will have a robust background in pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, or medical device manufacturing, with a demonstrated expertise in high-throughput screening and a commitment to operational excellence.

The Role:

Leadership & Management

Lead the screening pipeline team, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous improvement. Hire, train, and mentor team members to achieve outstanding results.

Strategy & Planning

Develop and implement strategies for scheduling screening campaigns, optimizing workflow and throughput across all stages of the pipeline.

Operational Excellence

Utilize lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, and other continuous improvement methodologies to enhance operational efficiency and productivity. Establish, monitor, and report on key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure and improve platform performance.

Technical Expertise

Maintain a deep understanding of screening statistics, microfluidics technology, 96-well plate validation, and benchtop fermentation processes. Ensure the integration and optimization of these technologies within the screening pipeline.

Quality & Data Integrity

Ensure the highest standards of data quality and integrity throughout the screening process. Coordinate closely with the data science team to implement robust quality control measures.

Collaboration & Feedback

Facilitate constant bidirectional feedback between the screening operations team and other departments to ensure the relevance and accuracy of the screening pipeline across testing scales.

Innovation & Improvement

Lead the identification and implementation of innovative technologies and processes to enhance the screening platform. Continuously seek opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase throughput.


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant scientific discipline; a Master's degree or PhD is preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in high-throughput screening operations, preferably in the pharmaceutical, diagnostics, or medical device manufacturing sectors
  • Proven leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and guide a multidisciplinary team
  • Strong understanding of screening methodologies, and benchtop fermentation processes
  • Demonstrated experience in applying lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, or similar continuous improvement methodologies to operational processes
  • Excellent analytical skills, with a deep understanding of screening statistics and data analysis
  • Exceptional organizational and project management skills, with a proven track record of successfully managing complex schedules and campaigns
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with internal teams and external partners

The annual base pay range for this position is anticipated to be $175,000 - $210,000 however the base pay offered may vary depending on location, market, job related knowledge, skills and experience. The total compensation package for this position also includes equity and benefits.

NO RECRUITERS PLEASE! We have a preferred vendor list that is now closed for 2024. If you would like to be considered for the 2025 vendor list, please email careers@triplebar.com. Thank you!