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Actalent Lab Operations Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

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Job Description:

  • Support a large laboratory operation including human tissue culture research and development processes

  • Maintain critical laboratory equipment to GxP standards

  • Maintain all equipment documents in Blue Mountain Asset Management System

  • Oversee Elemental Machines (EM) Equipment Monitoring System hardware and software, organize 24/7 alarm response, provide data and use EM analytics to optimize operations

  • Conduct routine calibration of analytical equipment per the established protocols (Flowcytometry, Metabolite Testing, etc.)

  • Maintain general labs and standard laboratory equipment, e.g. centrifuges, incubators, pH meters, balances and others

  • Share responsibilities for on-schedule lab equipment preventive maintenance, calibrations and repairs conducted by vendors

  • Handle life cycle of the equipment from installation to disposition

  • Interface with IT Business Analyst on secure data acquisition and storage

  • Write Work Instructions and SOPs

  • Share responsibility for day-to-day lab operations with other team members: stocking, autoclaving, routine clean-ups

  • Lead lab-wise clean-ups, periodic reorganization of freezers, deep cleaning of biosafety cabinets

  • Support Safety and Sustainability program

Manager core lab facilities

Equipment lab purchase

Working with customers with equipment

Space Planning

Operations – anything requested regarding facility repaired requests

Any advancement/Break fixes/Service Contracts

We provide a lot of consumable restocking – there’s 2 pathways 1) analytical side 2)consumable side.. we deal more with the analytical side we do some general maintenance on some very equipment

Any lab or general related questions we deal with it. We create a work order, we manage that project all the way through. Even when the instrument has been received I’ll set up training with manufacturing and


Quality Assurance, SOP, GMP, Compliance, Validation

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Qualifications & Education

BS or Associate Degree in relevant disciplines preferred

3+ years of relevant laboratory experience in academic, pharmaceutical or biotechnology settings.

Previous experience in lab support, inventory management, equipment maintenance, metrology

Strong written and verbal communication skills are required

Prior experience with Blue Mountain or other Asset Management system is strongly desired

Demonstrated ability in working with highly skilled teams in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial and technical environment.

Ability to communicate with all levels of scientists

Ability to prioritize and track requests

Flexibility, good time management and dedication to the tasks at hand is desired

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.