Company:  Confidential

Job Title: Contract Lab Manager

Job Number: 34866

Location: San Carlos, CA

Job Description

We are looking for a Contract Lab Manager to manage equipment/alarms, cold storage and handle incoming packages/inventory.


● Support the functioning of a cutting-edge drug screening laboratory
● Arrange and manage inventory of laboratory supplies and materials
● Oversee shipping and receiving operations within the laboratory
● Draft and update operational guidelines for laboratory procedures
● Monitor and arrange for the maintenance of laboratory equipment
● Administer the collection and organization of samples in our biobank
● Uphold safety protocols and training initiatives within the laboratory
● Coordinate the scheduling of laboratory equipment and resources across various projects
● Aid in routine research tasks such as formulating buffers and media, tracking and labeling samples, and preparing reagents and samples for experimentation
● Contribute to the validation and integration of procedural enhancements in the laboratory, including automation processes

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in a scientific field.
  • 2+ years of lab experience.
  • Proficiency in fundamental biochemical practices such as molarity calculations, buffer/media formulations, and pipetting.
  • Previous involvement in culturing and managing cell cultures.
  • Familiarity with data management platforms.
  • Experience with LN2 cryostorage for maintaining biological samples.
  • Hands-on familiarity with Liquid Handlers and other automated lab equipment.
  • Exposure to high-throughput screening methodologies.
  • Familiarity with high-content imaging techniques.

Salary range: $38-48/hour

Health Insurance (medical, dental, vision)
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Paid Time Off


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