Lab Ops Associate

Irvine, CA, United States
Jan 24, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Envision working with energetic colleagues and inspirational leaders. Now, place yourself in that mix; leading discussions, asking the right questions and driving results.

What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

The successful Lab Ops Associate will support R&D scientists by ensuring optimal operation efficiency of the laboratories. Primary area supported is Allergan Aesthetics Biological Research and Eye Care Research , and includes multi-disciplinary interaction with EH&S, Managed Lab Services, Facilities & Corporate Engineering, and Pharmaceutical Development with emphasis on planning, coordinating and executing logistical lab operations.

Responsibilities include: scheduling technician visits and escorting the technicians into restricted lab spaces; tracking research lab equipment including inactive, new, movement, and repair or calibration schedules; maintaining lab freezers and the freezer alarm system; facilitating safety inspections and general lab orderliness; tracking and ordering compressed gases; collaborating with scientists to resolve lab related operational issues; overall building safety; etc.

YOU ARE more than just a title, YOU ARE...
  • First class team player : collaborate across multiple disciplines to ensure compliance and ability to influence cross-functional teams and senior leadership.

You Will
  • Escort vendors and service technicians during on-site visits into research and select agent labs
  • Monitor and maintain laboratory equipment
  • Perform Lab safety duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned



You Bring
  • College degree in a Life Science or Chemistry (Associate's degree with equivalent work experience will also be considered).
  • Previous work experience within laboratory preferred (college lab experience will be considered).
  • Good computer skills and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
  • Comfort handling chemicals and research materials.
  • Good communication, organizational and time-management skills, and have good attention to detail.
  • A proactive mindset and able to work both independently and within a team environment.

In this role, we're looking for a leader who will :
  • Act as an Owner
  • Be Excellence Focused
  • Act as an Influencer

Significant Work Activities
Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis
Yes, 5 % of the Time
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Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.