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Lab Manager

Employer
Codexis, Inc.
Location
Redwood City, CA
Salary
$105,000 - $135,000 / year
Start date
Jun 1, 2023

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Discipline
Science/R&D, Research, Laboratory
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Hotbed
Biotech Bay

Job Details



Department
63 - Facilities

Employment Type
Full Time

Location
Redwood City, CA

Workplace type
Hybrid

Compensation
$105,000 - $135,000 / year

Reporting To
Ron Ram

Description

Codexis, a biotech enzyme engineering company, is looking to hire a Lab Manager to support our Research and Development groups!  Codexis is a leading enzyme engineering company leveraging our proprietary CodeEvolver® technology platform to discover and develop novel, high performance enzymes for three healthcare industry pillars: pharmaceutical manufacturing, life sciences, and biotherapeutic discovery & development. The enzymes we produce aim to solve real-world challenges associated with small molecule pharmaceuticals manufacturing, nucleic acid synthesis and genomic sequencing, and - as biotherapeutic candidates - they have the potential to treat challenging diseases.  To meet this goal, we look for individuals who are driven, eager to grow and ready to embrace meaningful challenges. We empower employees to be authentic, ambitious, agile and have the courage to take action where they can make a positive impact. Whether you are driven by science, or a different area of expertise, we need you to help us create a brighter future. 

Come join us on this journey and mission of making the world a safer, healthier, and better place!

About the Opportunity:  We are looking to hire a LABORATORY MANAGER to join our Facilities team for our Redwood City, CA and San Carlos, CA sites.   The Laboratory Manager is responsible for the daily operational support of the Biotherapeutics and Performance Enzyme groups, with oversight on various functions involving facilities coordination, inventory management, and equipment management. The candidate will collaborate closely with internal groups performing problem-solving tasks and decision-making to provide laboratory excellence at Codexis.  If any of the below describes you, we would love to meet you!
  • Working with a collaborative and dynamic group of talented professionals excites you.
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented, and function well in multi- disciplinary environments with good safety and laboratory practices
  • Enjoy problem solving by thinking outside of the box
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), documentation, organization, and interpersonal skills.

In this role you will be responsible for:
  • Manage procurement, receipt, and stocking of common consumables supplies via site-wide Inventory Management, including chemical inventory.
  • Monitor backorders and identify replacements for backorders by working closely with Purchasing Group, vendors, and researchers.
  • Manage annual calibration activities, scheduling with lab users and partnering with internal and external resources for execution of calibrations.
  • Serve as a point-of-contact for equipment upkeep including managing service contracts, coordinating laboratory equipment maintenance and service visits, tracking and maintaining equipment asset list, and contacting OEMs for acute troubleshooting.
  • Lead efforts with lab and equipment relocation; may include both coordination of internal and external resources.
  • Partner with EHS and R&D groups with lab waste and safety management;  decontaminate and dispose of unwanted equipment.
  • Monitor and perform defrost procedures for freezers (e.g. temperature monitoring, general maintenance, organization and allocation of freezer space)
  • Serve as contact for after-hours on-call management.

The essential requirements of the job include:
  • Bachelor's of Science or equivalent recognized qualification with 2 - 5 years of experience working in a laboratory environment.
  • Familiarity with standard laboratory equipment such as (pipettes, freezers, incubators, centrifuges, plate readers, etc.) and laboratory consumables (flasks, tips, tubes, etc.)
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, multi-task, think critically, and work both independently and within teams in a fast-paced environment.
To be successful in this role, your background and experience should include: 
  • Experience in lab consumable or equipment procurement and maintenance, and in working with suppliers and maintenance engineers as needed.
CODEXIS PAY TRANSPARENCY: The anticipated salary range for candidates who will work in Redwood City or San Carlos, CA is $105,000 to $130,000. The final salary offered to a successful candidate will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, education, etc. Codexis is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states​.
What can Codexis offer you?
  • Full benefits on your first day
  • 100% match on 401k (up to 4%)
  • Life insurance 3x your salary
  • Company equity program – stock and RSU’s offered for new hires and annually
  • Generous PTO 
  • 20 company paid holidays in addition to PTO
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Back up child/dependent care
  • Commuter vouchers
  • Student loan assistance and student debt program
  • Schedule that works for you as we support an onsite, hybrid and remote workforce for certain positions
  • Internal mobility 
  • Volunteer time off
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Legal and tax support program 

About Codexis Inc

Why join Codexis?

At Codexis we offer a very competitive compensation package and beyond excellent benefits! We foster career growth, continued education and upskilling through our mentorship program and learning and development opportunities. You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate about our mission and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Diversity is valued and mutual trust is of paramount importance to the ethos at Codexis. The people, the culture and working with others with a common goal is what makes Codexis a great place to work.

For more information, visit www.codexis.com.

NO AGENCIES OR THIRD PARTIES

Codexis is an equal opportunity employer & prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, disability, marital & veteran status.

Company

Codexis is a leading enzyme engineering company leveraging our proprietary CodeEvolver® technology platform to discover and develop novel, high performance enzymes for three healthcare industry pillars: pharmaceutical manufacturing, life sciences, and biotherapeutic discovery & development. The enzymes we produce aim to solve real-world challenges associated with small molecule pharmaceuticals manufacturing, nucleic acid synthesis and genomic sequencing, and - as biotherapeutic candidates - they have the potential to treat challenging diseases. To meet this goal, we look for individuals who are driven, eager to grow and ready to embrace meaningful challenges. We empower employees to be authentic, ambitious, agile and have the courage to take action where they can make a positive impact. Whether you are driven by science, or a different area of expertise, we need you to help us create a brighter future.  

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Phone
650-421-8100
Location
200 Penobscot Drive
Redwood City, CA 94063
United States

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