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7 Dec 2020

Full-Time Lab Operations Manager

UCB Bioscience – Posted by UCBdenise Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Job Description

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

As a Lab Operations Manager you will contribute to multiple therapeutic programs and platform development activities as a lab manager, by supporting the day to day activities necessary to support laboratory operations.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Managing general and function specific consumables inventory; including ordering and restocking supplies and determining re-order thresholds
  • Managing lab equipment; including service contracts, preventative maintenance, calibration scheduling and regular cleaning of incubators, biosafety cabinets, water baths
  • Overseeing lab safety and regulatory compliance, including tracking of chemicals and hazardous materials and enforcing PPE policy and lab safety rules
  • Coordinating deliveries inside and out of labs; including liquid nitrogen, CO2 deliveries, and biohazard waste removal, sharps removal, satellite waste removal
  • Serving as the facilities point of contact
  • Assisting with annual permit and license renewals
  • Managing lab safety equipment and supplies; including safety glasses, booties, coats, sticky pads in doorways
  • Coordinating shipping and receiving; including unpacking and storing received orders, logging packing slips into the system and resolving backordered/missing supplies
  • Ability to manage priorities and function independently in a multidisciplinary laboratory environment

Interested? For this position you’ll need the following education, experience and skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, molecular biology, biotechnology or related field
  • 3 years of lab operations management experience in industrial research or CMO setting


Preferred Experience/Skills:

  • 5 years of experience managing a research lab with protein or viral vector production, purification and testing
  • 5 years of experience managing a molecular biology research lab
  • Experience with single use bioreactor operations
  • Experience with filtration and chromatography operations
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website

How to Apply

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

Job expires in 45 days.

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