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Lab Manager
St. Louis, MO
Updated on 3/22/2023
St. Louis, MO, USA
Experience Level
  • Technically focused and well-versed in standard lab equipment
  • Service-minded and lab-focused
  • Reliable, clever, and able to work independently to connect the dots
  • Constantly looking around corners and anticipating potential hold-ups
  • Excited and eager to merge work that is lab/tech focused with relationship building and client-facing work
  • Willing, able, and happy to help
  • Driven to keep order around you
  • Experienced in performing in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to communicate creatively and effectively with your team and clients, in person and in writing
  • Highly attentive to detail and quality control
  • Willing to proactively seek out and master new skills
  • Someone who treats everyone as an equal and as important
  • A college degree in laboratory science, chemistry, biology or another life science, or equivalent work experience; advanced degree a plus
  • At least 3-4 years of hands-on lab experience
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of good laboratory practices concepts and lab safety practices
  • The ability to lift over 40 pounds and work on your feet for several hours at a time
  • Experience working with biohazardous material and/or working in a Biosafety Level 2 lab are a big plus
  • Certifications in EHS, management/supervision a plus
  • 5 S training a plus
  • Availability to work 9AM-5PM Monday through Friday, as well as rotating week-day holiday coverage and on-call weekend coverage
  • An interest in a long-term role - we are a growing company, and we like folks to grow with us
  • Starting compensation is commensurate with experience
  • 100% company-paid premium healthcare and dental benefits
  • 100% company-paid long- and short-term disability, and life insurance
  • 401k (must be 21+)
  • Three weeks of vacation accrued annually (more with seniority), plus thirteen paid holidays
  • Ensure all equipment and facilities are functional, organized, clean, and in good working order. Troubleshoot equipment issues, train staff and clients on proper equipment use, and be responsible for Temperature Monitoring Systems (where applicable)
  • Coordinate and schedule all preventative maintenance (PMs), equipment certifications and service
  • Oversee inventory management, including equipment and consumables. Help develop and implement inventory system
  • Maintain vendor relationships. Research and implement new services, vendors, and community improvements. Own ongoing ordering, including consumable gas and dry ice ordering
  • Serve as the primary Environmental Health and Safety point person (Biosafety Officer/Emergency lead). Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local regulations; lead lab client training; and work closely with Operations team and clients to ensure facility compliance
  • Lead client service-oriented tasks such as lab move-ins/move-outs, lab setup, and decontamination
  • With Sales team, participate in prospective lab client tours of the facilities
  • With Events Coordinator, engage our clients through promoting and hosting community building events
  • Manage ongoing lab space improvement projects
  • Partner with General Manager and Lab Development Lead to build and foster relationships with sponsors
  • Send timely client communication re: equipment updates, building notices, etc
  • Assist in writing and implementing SOPs for equipment and facilities where applicable
  • Work with Operations team to develop and implement a shared equipment booking system
  • Support our amazing clients who are working on innovative and cutting-edge research projects
Company Overview
CICC, a joint venture investment bank, provides investment banking, capital market, individual sales, and trading services to its clients.