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Lab Manager

Company: Eikon Therapeutics
Location: Hayward
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionEikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the intersection of chemistry, engineering, computation, and biology to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon's discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders (Nobel Prize, 2014), culminating in the creation of microscopes which enable real time, molecular-resolution measurements of protein movement in living cells, thereby unlocking otherwise intractable classes of proteins as drug targets.PositionAs the Lab Manager at Eikon, you will play a critical role in the day-to-day operation of the labs. You will work in a fast-paced environment with a group of talented scientists and engineers. This position requires the ability to handle a variety of responsibilities and provide support to our laboratories and staff.About you

  • You're self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
  • You're rigorous about record keeping
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • You're able to collaborate across diverse disciplines
  • You enjoy teaching and mentoring team members and colleagues
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • You're able to drive continuous improvement in a controlled environmentWhat You'll do
    • Oversee and optimize the day-to-day lab operations in support of science and engineering labs
    • Manage procurement of lab consumables, including vendor management, shipping, receiving, and consumables storage and organization
    • Manage lab equipment including service contracts, repairs, calibrations, preventative maintenance, new equipment installation and training
    • Handle biohazard and chemical waste collection, and schedule pickups
    • Coordinate essential tasks to maintain lab efficiency including freezer de-frosting, glassware washing, autoclaving, and lab clean-ups
    • Responsible for sterile environment maintenance in the TC labs, including cleaning of BSC, water bath, and incubators
    • Order and replace LN2, CO2 and other gasses as required
    • Collaborate with EH&S team to oversee lab safety including safe handling and disposal of chemicals and biohazardous reagents, enforce safety policies, and ensure compliance with laboratory safety rules
    • Serve as primary contact for any lab needs or issues, including coordinating with facilities, and IT
    • Ability to troubleshoot and solve operational issues and manage prioritiesQualifications
      • BS in, life sciences, or related discipline, and 3 plus years of experience in lab management or scientific operations
      • Demonstrated knowledge of previous safety experience within a laboratory environment
      • Ability to show adaptability and flexibility in a fast-paced environment
      • Works well both independently and collaboratively
      • Ability to engages in short and long-term planning, sets priorities to optimize time usageEikon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.In accordance with the Company's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, the Company requires all employees to have received both an FDA-approved primary vaccine series and at least one booster vaccine against COVID-19 as of their start date. If you are unable to meet this requirement due to a disability or serious medical condition, or due to a sincerely held religious belief, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: Eikon Therapeutics, Hayward , Lab Manager, Executive , Hayward, California

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