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Lab Manager -(Managing processes, instruments and consumables for cell lab)

Kelly Services
Lexington, MA 02421
**Lab Manager -** (Managing processes, instruments and consumables in a cell based lab)



**Lexington MA**



**Dayshift**



**Permanent/Salaried**







**Position Overview**


We are seeking an experienced Laboratory Associate who is interested in taking the next step into a Lab Manager role! Our lab is a BL2 lab heavily focused on tissue culture and running cell-based assays. The Lab Manager located in Lexington, MA will play a vital role in the overall safety of the laboratory and is responsible for managing the daily operations of the lab. The Lab Manager takes responsibility for all aspects of the lab, including but not limited to: instruments/equipment, EH&S of users of the lab, and provisioning of supplies needed to ensure the lab runs smoothly.




**KEY RESPONSIBILITIES**


The successful applicant will use their exceptional organizational skills to support all research activities. He/she will focus on: maintenance of laboratory equipment using service contracts; lab supply and vendor management; organization of repositories and inventories; and coordinating receipt and disposal of hazardous materials (gas, biohazard waste, etc.) according to EH&S guidelines. The role will involve close interactions with the Biology, Chemistry, and Translational Biology teams to support their lab-based activities. The successful candidate will demonstrate a desire to learn and take on new tasks as they arise as it is expected that this role will assume a large variety of operations tasks.



This role includes the following tasks:




+ Manage the day-to-day support of laboratory activities. Assists project teams with ongoing operational needs

+ Write, maintain and review SOPs pertaining to general laboratory practices

+ Ensure all analytical instruments/equipment (flow cytometer, Luminex/plate reader, Tecan liquid dispenser, etc. ) are functioning properly and periodically serviced/calibrated; arrange for repair as needed

+ Ensure all lab equipment (biosafety cabinet, incubators, HVAC, refrigerators, freezers) are functioning properly and periodically serviced/calibrated; arrange for repair as needed Ensure all safety equipment (eyewash/safety showers) are properly maintained, and personal protective equipment (PPE) are made available to lab-based staff and visitors to lab

+ Ensure lab users have been trained on the correct use of the lab equipment and that all new instruments are appropriately qualified

+ Coordinate organization and maintenance of lab repositories and inventories (cell line bank, serum, culture reagents, assay kits). Perform or commission testing as appropriate (mycoplasma testing, sterility testing of reagents)

+ Order general lab consumables while managing relationships with vendors and suppliers

+ Direct daily receiving operations, reconciles chemical and supply inventories upon receiving, and distributes common stock to Supply Room as well as individual orders to end users

+ Take responsibility for shipping sensitive and critical materials within and outside the country (dry ice, cryogenic, temperature control, shipments of high value, hazardous material shipments) Schedule safety and SOP training for new lab users and retraining for lab users who are in need of refresher training; maintain compliance records reflecting dates of training Ensure overall orderliness and cleanliness of the laboratory





**QUALIFICATIONS**




+ Degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent

+ 1-4 years in supporting scientific research (preferred industry experience, will also consider academic experience)

+ Knowledge of research and laboratory safety

+ Familiarity with scientific equipment

+ Excellent organizational skills and ability to work flexibly and reliably, prioritizing accordingly to the company objectives

+ Team player who collaborates and communicates effectively in team environment

+ Enjoys working in a fast-paced, small-company environment






**Why Kelly** **** **?**



With Kelly, youll have access to some of the worlds highest regarded scientific organizationsproviding you with opportunities to work on todays most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits youll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.


You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your careerconnect with us today.




**About Kelly** ****



At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
Posted: 2019-10-16 Expires: 2019-11-25

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Lab Manager -(Managing processes, instruments and consumables for cell lab)

Kelly Services
Lexington, MA 02421

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