Laboratory Operations Specialist, Biomedical / Biotechnology Research Laboratory

Sunnyvale, California
Mar 13, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time

MMRI is a nonprofit medical research organization seeking a head of Laboratory Operations with a significant understanding of laboratory safety, hazardous waste management and facility operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Laboratory training of research personnel, equipment training and oversight 
  • Facilities Operations
    • Facilities responsibilities encompass a broad range of needs and services, including maintenance of laboratory databases, troubleshooting and coordination of laboratory equipment repairs, purchase of new and used laboratory equipment, and training of personnel.
  • Laboratory Safety
    • Responsible for managing all aspects of the safety program, including Hazardous Material Business Plan, design/perform compliance inspections of laboratory areas, manage hazardous and biohazardous waste, and provide laboratory safety training.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in chemistry, biology or related science with experience working in a biomedical / biotechnology research laboratory setting.
  • Knowledge of US safety and occupational health regulations (OSHA)
  • Current California Title 22 Hazardous Waste Generator Training preferred
  • Highly organized, excellent communication skills, reliable and attention to detail is critical.
  • Proficient in computer software programs such as WORD and EXCEL

Response must include:

  • Cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications
  • Resume