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Lab Manager, Biopharma - (JP9487)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title:  Lab Manager, Biopharma - (JP9487)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Employment Type:  Contract
Business Unit: DC CS&T V-A
Duration: 24 months with possible conversion to permanent
Posting Date: 11/23/2021

3 Key Consulting is hiring a Lab Manager for a consulting engagement with our direct client, a leading global biopharmaceutical company.

Job Description:
  • Equipment/Instrument Management
    • Coordinate preventative maintenance, calibration, daily system initializations, and repair service of equipment and instruments
    • Maintain analytical instrumentation, lab automation tools, equipment and order parts/accessories
    • Work with external vendors for sourcing and purchasing equipment and supplies
    • Support laboratory/equipment software installations and upgrades/updates
    • Maintain online tracking tool to manage instrument usage and operational status
    • Review freezer and refrigerator alarm data and resolve temperature excursion issues as they arise and serving as point-of-contact when alarms go off to triage and resolve
    • Track equipment use/PMs/calibration/maintenance in logbook
  • Laboratory Housekeeping
    • Help ensure general tidiness of facility and adherence to 5S principles
    • Support the Lab Safety Officer(s) to ensure laboratory safety and EH&S compliance
    • Initiate work orders for equipment repairs, maintenance, installation, and removal
    • Clean/decontaminate equipment and hood surfaces contaminated with hazardous materials
    • Organize regularly scheduled lab cleanout activities
  • Inventory Maintenance and Shipping
    • Review equipment and lab consumables scheduling updates, issues, action items, requests, etc.
    • Order and organize laboratory reagents and consumables to ensure accuracy and to support high-throughput experimentation
    • Generate purchase orders, shipping documents, equipment orders
    • Handle incoming/outgoing shipments of biological samples
  • May use specialized electronic systems
  • Provides general guidance and technical expertise to peers and clients

Why is the Position Open?
Supplement additional workload on team

Top Must Have Skills:
  • Must have previous experience managing lab operations
  • Familiarity with safety protocols, SOPs, and SDS.
  • Knowledge of fundamental laboratory techniques
  • Organizations
  • Operate and understand equipment per procedure
  • Highly collaborative

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree- Any science related degree.

Employee Value Proposition:
The person in this role will have the opportunity to understand how biotechnology works. You will also learn aseptic techniques and lab management techniques.

Red Flags:
  • PhD or Post-doc (over qualification)
  • Jumping from one role to the next

Interview process:
Video Skype Panel Interview

We invite qualified candidates to send your resume to resumes@3keyconsulting.com.  If you decide that you’re not interested in pursuing this particular position, please feel free to take a look at the other positions on our website www.3keyconsulting.com/careers. You are welcome to also share this opportunity with anyone you think might be interested in applying for this role.

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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