Operations/Lab Manager

Location
San Diego, CA
Salary
Competitive + moving, full health and dental
Posted
Jan 15, 2021
Ref
Operations Manager
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Operations Manager

At Rejuvenate Bio, we aspire to treat aging and age-related diseases. We are a spinout from George Church's lab at Harvard Medical School and the Wyss Institute, and our goal is to treat pets with targeted gene therapies directed at curing specific disease states associated with old age that also have the potential to extend overall health and maximal lifespan. So, come join Rejuvenate and save all the puppies!!!!!!! (Puppy parties as celebration events are highly probable)

Duties & Responsibilities

Rejuvenate Bio is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our energetic team. The Operations Manager will report to the CEO/CSO of Rejuvenate. This individual will lead day to day management of our facility and laboratory space, as well as oversee distribution and inventory of our supplies.  This is a hands-on management role responsible for managing day to day activities of a small team.  The new team member will have superb organization, communication, and time management skills.  This is a cross-functional role and includes interactions and collaboration with Manufacturing, Product Development, Quality, and Commercial teams. 

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the performance and efficiency of lab operations and personnel
  • Lab Operations:
    • Responsible for role as Safety Officer and ensure compliance and training for staff is current working with EH&S consultants
    • Oversee routine equipment calibration and maintenance
    • Oversee service and/or repair equipment and determine proper remedial action as needed
    • Space & resource planning
    • Oversee inventory management system and maintain appropriate stock of key supplies and reagents
    • Maintain a safe, efficient, and functional lab environment
    • Actively pursue and embrace changes and improvements
  • Oversees all facility related activities and liaison with vendors and landlord to resolve facility issues and maintenance
  • Monitors building services such as parking space allocation, waste disposal, building security etc. and allocate office space according to needs
  • Collaborates with cross functional teams of stakeholders and business partners to create efficiencies in the overall operation; continuously strive for a better way of conducting day to day operations. 

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree with 7+ years’ experience as Operations Manager, or similar, in the life sciences industry

  • Strong understanding of personnel supervision and development
  • Strong leadership skills, with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Strong project/people skills
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work and interact with departments throughout the organization
  • Experience in developing detailed process work instructions
  • Ability to be on site when needed for shipment reception or equipment malfunction