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Lab Manager, Biopharma Entry Level (JP9686)

Thousand Oaks, CA · Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Job Title: Lab Manager, Biopharma Entry Level (JP9686)
Location: Thousand Oaks, CA    
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 months with likely extensions
Job posting date: 1/19/2022
Note Onsite Essential

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

Job Summary:
Hiring manager is looking for candidates to manage staff or do lab work. The person in the role will be responsible for lab operations. Seeking candidates with no more than 4 years of experience.

Equipment/Instrument Management
  • Point of contact (POC) for coordinating all lab equipment maintenance, calibrations, and repairs, and communications to staff
  • Work with Lab Concierge to initiate work orders for equipment repairs and maintenance
  • Work with Lab Concierge for installation of new equipment, removal/donation of old equipment, coordinating change control with EHSS
  • POC for equipment alarms and excursions and facilitate recovery efforts
  • Coordinate pipette pickups for calibrations, maintain adequate supply of pipettes, and investigate any missing instruments.

Laboratory Housekeeping
  • Help ensure general tidiness of the labs and adherence to 5S principles
  • 5S representative for the department
  • Organize regular lab cleanout activities
  • Support the Lab Safety Officer to enforce lab safety and EHSS compliance
  • Ensure Point of Use supply room is organized and orderly
  • Responsible for ordering special/alternative consumables as needed
  • Receive shipments and distribute to staff as appropriate or store at recommended temperature
  • Regular cleaning of lab incubators and water level check
  • Responsible for cleaning and organizing freezers
  • Assign shelf space in refrigerators and freezers for new staff
  • Order lab coats for new staff and replace old/damaged ones as needed
  • Order general use media for the department and review batch records
  • Generate and maintain stock solutions
  • Daily walkthroughs of labs to ensure proper equipment setpoints and functionality

Top Must have Skill Sets:
  • 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

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 not needed.
Jumping from one role to the next

Interview Process:
one on one interview for 1/2 hour


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

3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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