Laboratory Specialist

Spectraforce

Cambridge, Massachusetts


25 days ago

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Job Title: Laboratory Specialist
Job Location: Cambridge, MA 02141
Job Duration:
6 Months

Job Description:

We are seeking a self-motivated, detail-orientated, and collaborative team member to partner effectively with research staff and support day-to-day laboratory operations at our new flagship building in Cambridge, MA. The successful candidate will be part of the Lab Operations (Lab Ops) team within Strategy & Research Operations and will play a critical role in maintaining safe and efficient laboratory operations, ensuring continuity of scientific workflows, and improve resources utilization at a departmental and site-wide level. Candidate must be a highly organized, proactive, and self-directed individual who can handle a variety of tasks in a matrix environment.

Main responsibilities will include, but not limited to:
• Coordinate service requests for lab instruments partnering with Unity Lab Services (ULS) and other third-party vendors accordingly.
• Support lab equipment installations and relocations, and triage with Facilities, Information Technology, Environmental Health & Safety to ensure proper awareness and compliance.
• Coordinate training with vendors and end users as needed.
• Organize and facilitate internal laboratory equipment moves following established company’s procedures.
• Follow up on Lab Ops Request submitted by end users and update in SharePoint tracker accordingly.
• Partner with Support Teams team to solve departmental and site-wide challenges that impact scientific workflows.
• This individual will also be involved in special projects as needed to support the department.

Requirements:

• Undergraduate degree in scientific discipline preferred.
• 1+ years working in life sciences or biopharmaceutical industry. Previous experience in laboratory operations highly preferred.
• Must possess excellent organization skills and have a high attention to detail with a desire to get the job completed accurately and in a timely manner.
• Must take initiative, be collaborative, team player, and resourceful.
• The position requires strong interpersonal skills and exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written).
• Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to solve problems is essential.
• Strong analytical and computer skills, including expertise in using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, are required. Knowledge of SharePoint is a plus.

Onsite role at our Cambridge location.
 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $28.00/hr.