Senior Laboratory Operations Specialist
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Calico Labs

201-500 employees

Researching and developing therapies for age-related diseases.
Company Overview
Calico Life Sciences, an Alphabet-incubated company, is a unique blend of biotechnology and academia, dedicated to understanding the biology of aging and developing interventions for age-related diseases. The company's culture fosters curiosity-driven discovery science, utilizing advanced technologies and computing capabilities, and is marked by a long-term perspective and relentless focus on quality research. With a vibrant drug-development pipeline and numerous collaborations, Calico is a leader in its field, offering an exciting environment for those passionate about medical breakthroughs and the science of aging.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$2M

Founded

2013

Headquarters

South San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

15%

2 year growth

42%
Locations
San Bruno, CA, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Communications
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CategoriesNew
Operations & Logistics
Requirements
  • Train and mentor personnel on the Operations team, including Lab Assistants
  • Coordinate external Operations contractors and determine resources needed
  • Perform administrative duties including but not limited to reviewing and writing SOPs and protocols for all lab operations related processes and management of all documentation
  • Lab management, including oversight of shared lab areas and equipment
  • Coordinate repairs and preventative maintenance with vendors
  • Schedule installation of new lab equipment
  • Independently identify and troubleshoot lab equipment related issues
  • Oversight of purchasing service contracts
  • Manage asset tag system of new incoming equipment
  • Coordination of onsite stockrooms (including vendor management)
  • Orientation and onboarding for incoming research employees
  • Strategic planning for future needs and processes
  • Involvement in cross-functional roles within facilities and operations departments
  • Maintaining the laboratory notebook processes and systems
  • Implementation, migration, and process creation and onboarding LIMS systems (Benchling preferred, but experience with other systems welcomed) with tools including but not limited to, ELN (electronic lab notebook) and sample management tracking while collaborating with multiple departments across the organization
  • Reviewing and writing SOPs, protocols, and training guides for all related to LIMS processes and management
  • Maintaining laboratory notebooks management processes and systems (physical and electronic) via regular internal auditing and record tracking
  • Project management: Assist in managing and tracking ongoing and new projects within the Facilities and Operations team and cross-team projects with other functional groups
  • Assistance with the implementation of systems to improve lab research resources
  • BS degree in a related field
  • 6+ years of experience in Operations in a laboratory environment, prior people/team management preferred
  • Great communication skills (written and oral) and strong team player
  • Ability to balance a broad range of organizational needs with appropriate attention to detail and focus on assigned tasks
  • Ability to handle Operations issues in a fast-paced environment with a customer-focused attitude