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Lab Operations Senior Associate, Analytical Sciences

Company: GreenLight Biosciences, Inc.
Location: Medford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

ABOUT GREENLIGHT At GreenLight we are working to solve two of the world's greatest problems: global food insecurity and equal access to vaccines and the associated health benefits. Unlike most corporations who can be required to put profits ahead of other principles, GreenLight is one of the first Public Benefit Corporations to be publicly traded and have a charter that requires a focus on how it benefits its employees, community and society and has a broad portfolio addressing key issues in plant health and human health (Nasdaq: GRNA) by leveraging the full potential of dsRNA and mRNA. The GreenLight team is over 300 people across our headquarters in Medford, MA, an R&D facility in Woburn, MA and an R&D facility in Research Triangle Park, NC. GreenLight also has a biomanufacturing plant in Rochester, NY. Initiatives include finding ways to support biodiversity, protect bees and other pollinators, treat rare diseases as well as develop vaccines. At GreenLight, we believe inclusion is the way forward. We celebrate the power of working together to address humanity's challenges, meet the needs of underserved populations, and push the boundaries of scientific discovery. Fueled by our aspiration for a true sense of belonging, our talented teams embody the principles of diversity and equality as we strive to bring food security, medicine, and healthcare to everyone-paving the way for a sustainable future. For more information, visit . POSITION Greenlight Biosciences is developing cutting edge RNA technologies that address global challenges in human health, food security, and pollinator safety. GreenLight is seeking a highly motivated and resourceful Lab Operations Senior Associate to support our Analytical Sciences Department. In this role you will oversee the operations of our various analytical laboratories, primarily at our Medford and Woburn (MA) locations. You will be responsible for managing instrumentation, service contracts, chromatography data systems, inventory of reagents and reference standards, and similar activities. The ideal candidate will have prior experience managing laboratories and working with chromatography data systems. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment, communicate proactively with stakeholders, and collaborate with other functions within the company is essential. This position reports to the Director of Analytical Sciences. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide day-to-day support to ensure efficient operation of analytical laboratories
  • Manage instrument service contracts, coordinate service calls, and ensure preventative maintenance visits for laboratory instruments (HPLC, LCMS, CE, etc.)
  • Manage OpenLab CDS multi-site Client/Server chromatography data system for Agilent HPLCs across five locations, acting as liaison with IT group
  • Oversee resource utilization and instrument scheduling, provide reports on usage and justification for additional instruments and/or reallocation between teams
  • Maintain inventory of consumables (dry goods), reagents, and other critical laboratory resources; ordering, stocking, and tracking usage as necessary
  • Maintain inventory of reference standards and manage cold storage zones
  • Establish best practices for record keeping in the laboratories
  • Serve as liaison with Facilities team to ensure site infrastructure is optimized for analytical functions, and to manage flammable storage and hazardous waste PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE / QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's degree in the life sciences
    • 4+ years' experience managing analytical laboratories
    • Prior experience with Agilent OpenLab CDS Client / Server system, or a similar CDS, is a must-have
    • Prior experience with laboratory instrumentation, including HPLC, LCMS, and CE systems
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, especially Outlook, Excel, and Word
    • Ability to learn new software when needed
    • Strong attention to detail, problem solving skills, and a high level of resourcefulness are required
    • Self-motivation and passion to help advance GreenLight Biosciences sustainable technology
    • Strong identification with an inclusive and collaborative work culture Greenlight Biosciences Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. GreenLight requires proof of COVID-19 vaccination for its employees.

Keywords: GreenLight Biosciences, Inc., Medford , Lab Operations Senior Associate, Analytical Sciences, Healthcare , Medford, Massachusetts

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