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Operations Specialist

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 23 January 2022

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Job Description:

  • The successful candidate will provide operational support to Drug Discovery and Translational Medicine research departments. Candidates must be a highly organized, proactive, and self-directed individual who can handle a variety of tasks in a matrix environment.

  • Representative responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Tracking laboratory assets, optimizing site-wide laboratory equipment usage and scientific workflows

  • Supporting infrastructure and space optimization projects as well as new instrumentation installation and training

  • Organize and facilitate internal laboratory equipment moves in accordance with established company procedures

  • Managing assigned cold storage space and incubators in shared rooms

  • Managing tier 1 lab assets maintenance programs and schedules

  • Interface with 3rd party service provider to ensure proper instruments preventive maintenance/coverage and resource tracking

  • Serve as a point of contact for laboratory operations matters

  • Provide local support with purchases

  • This individual will also be involved in special projects as needed to support the department. This position will help build useful experience in the business of life sciences research

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate (BA/BS) in scientific discipline preferred.

  • 2+ years working in the life sciences or biopharmaceutical industry. Previous experience in laboratory operations preferred.

  • Must possess excellent organization skills and have a high attention to detail with a desire to get the job completed accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Must be collaborative and a team player, resourceful and take initiative.

  • The position requires strong interpersonal skills and exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written).

  • Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to solve problems is essential.

  • Strong analytical and computer skills, including expertise in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and SharePoint are required. 

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