Facilities & Lab Manager

Biotechnology Cambridge, Massachusetts


Description

Facilities and Lab Manager Location: Cambridge (current facility), Allston (future HQ, Q4 2021), & Woburn, Pilot Manufacturing facility THE CLIENT is an NIH and venture-funded company developing a pipeline of next-generation vaccines on the MIMIX platform. MIMIX combines improved shelf life with simplified administration to create products that are not only more effective, but also more accessible to patients around the world. We are seeking a talented, collaborative, and highly motivated individual to support our mission and make the MIMIX vaccine patch a reality.

Our Client is hiring a joint Facilities and Lab Manager for our various locations in Cambridge, Woburn, and Allston. We are looking for a professional with 3-6 years in facilities management or related trades and are experienced in building relationships with contractors and property management. We are looking for a self directed individual who enjoys rolling up their sleeves to problem solve while ensuring the best environment for our team. Overall, the facilities manager will be responsible maintaining a safe, functional, state-of-the-art facility to support the advancement of cutting-edge science.

POSITION SUMMARY: THE CLIENT is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Facilities and Lab Manager to provide a safe and efficient work environment by managing services, resources, and procedures across the organization. This individual will provide a high level of customer service while delivering strategic and tactical execution of facilities and lab operations. The Manager will work closely with scientific and non-scientific staff to provide support, including but not limited to purchasing/inventory management, shipping and receiving, equipment maintenance, vendor and building services management, and office move management. This individual will manage facilities and lab operations in a 17,000 sqf facility (HQ) in Allston and 3,500 sqf pilot manufacturing facility in Woburn, MA.

RESPONSIBILITIES • Manage or support various facilities administration duties including but not limited to, vendor coordination, and landlord services related to facility electric, HVAC, and plumbing. • Ensure compliance with laboratory facilities standard operating procedures and best practices including oversight of all safety & training requirements • Assist in managing external vendors related to building services (e.g., janitorial, security, food vendors, office and kitchen supplies, etc.) • Oversee all project hazard analysis, registration and lab safety compliance; Work with resident teams to use lab space efficiently and develop protocols for specific projects • Manage office moves as single point of contact to all internal stakeholders. • Assist internal stakeholders on installation, relocation and repairs of basic laboratory assets as well as auxiliary equipment (e.g., metro racks, shelving etc.) • Respond to and frontline all corrective actions within the office and laboratory spaces (excluding laboratory instrumentation repairs and calibrations) • Develop standard operating procedures for the start-up and shutdown of all shared equipment • Provide utility assistance as needed for laboratory assets. • Maintain equipment and instruments in good working order; coordinate service contracts, preventative maintenance and repairs with vendors and scientific staff; maintain equipment database information • Manage lab gas deliveries and distribution to the labs • Manage the Shipping & Receiving of packages and assist with the preparation of outgoing packages, including mail services and distribution. • Maintain chemical inventory and work directly with EHS consultants to manage liquid and solid waste pickups and proper storage of chemical and biohazard waste.