Lab Manager

La Jolla, CA, United States
Oct 28, 2020
Biotech Beach
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Develop and maintain compound inventory system for cross-functional teams.
  • Maintain inventory for platform-specific raw materials and manage the provision of raw materials to different teams.
  • Coordinate with Operations team to ensure the selection of right platform-specific vendors in agreement with Sanofi Global Procurement.
  • Responsible for maintaining a critical reserve of key products and intermediates.
  • Maintain network of manufactures supplying critical, platform specific reagents to ensure timely supply of Platform Development activities, early stage program development and pre-clinical products.
  • Manage receipt and distribution of samples from internal and external sources.
  • Monitor raw materials and compound usage, aliquot and manage sample distribution and shipment preparation for internal or external studies.
  • Participate on the Synthorx Safety Committee and contribute to safety and regulatory compliance.
  • Enforce Synthorx safety policies and best practices across functional teams and provide sufficient PPE within all laboratories.
  • Prepare media and buffers for cross-functional teams and collaborate with researchers to document procedures for media preparation, as needed.
  • Coordinate with the Operations Assistant to place laboratory orders to maintain stock of lab consumables.

Education & Experience:
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5-6 years of experience working preferably in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Project Management skills to proactively plan and manage priority and timelines.
  • Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and seamlessly coordinate activities across internal teams.
  • Proactively plan and manage priority and timelines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and able to draft SOPs as needed.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

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