Associate Lab Manager, R&D ( Fixed term contract - 1 Year)

STEMCELL Technologies

STEMCELL Technologies

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Job Description Summary

Would you like to apply your laboratory background and team working skills to support fast paced, and cutting edge research and development? As an Associate Lab Manager you will play a pivotal role in ensuring that our scientists have the necessary resources, support, and a safe, effective environment to conduct their scientific research.

This is an exciting opportunity to support safe and effective lab operations and processes within Canada's largest biotechnology company and start your career in lab management!

*Please note that this is a 12 month fixed term position, with the possibility to convert into a permanent role

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct training of lab staff on health and safety as well as general lab skills, offering technical support where required

  • Coordinate timely and appropriate maintenance of equipment as well as liaising with vendors to ensure an adequate supply of reagents, consumables, mice, and primary cells

  • Support special projects such as continuous improvement and improving lab efficiency

  • Coordinate and collaborate with internal stakeholders, chair meetings with lab users, communicate updates to R&D lab staff, and implement policies to ensure compliance

Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences with at least 3 years of relevant experience

  • Advanced knowledge of laboratory safety, with prior training experience and first aid certification highly desirable

  • Excellent organisational and communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) needed, with project management experience an asset

  • Knowledge of animal or human research ethics and experience of lab techniques such as mammalian cell culture, flow cytometry, and microscopy will be advantageous

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STEMCELL Technologies is a privately owned, Vancouver-based biotechnology company that helps power leading-edge life science research around the world. Driven by our love of science and passion for quality, we are a company of Scientists Helping Scientists—standing by our customers to provide the outstanding products, technical support, and training they need to advance their research. Scientists performing stem cell, immunology, cancer, regenerative medicine, and cellular therapy research are among those who rely on our cell culture media, cell separation products, instruments, accessory products, and services. Through our many regional offices, as well as our distribution centers in Vancouver, Seattle, Grenoble, and Singapore, we deliver our innovative, specialized products to more than 100 countries. With over 2300 employees globally, most with scientific or engineering degrees, STEMCELL is proud to be the largest biotechnology employer in Canada.

This is an opportunity to work with highly motivated colleagues in a science-oriented, creative, and dynamic environment. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and meaningful career development opportunities.

STEMCELL is well recognized for exceptional leadership and business practices. We are one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies and operate an ISO 14001-certified environmental management system to measure and reduce our environmental impact.

As an equal opportunity employer, STEMCELL is dedicated to ensuring that every employee feels safe, valued, and respected for who they are. We know that scientific progress and innovation occur when diverse, creative minds come together and we are committed to nurturing a culture of inclusivity and belonging. STEMCELL enforces a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.

The annual base salary for this job ranges from:

$68,595.00 - $92,800.00

STEMCELL determines an individual’s pay within the range based on multiple factors including experience, education, job-related skills, and equity within the team or organization. For jobs that are eligible for sales incentives, the range noted above is inclusive of target incentives; actual incentives are based on individual performance results in accordance with company policy. In addition to base salary, STEMCELL offers a comprehensive total rewards package including health benefits, retirement savings, and more.

NOTE: STEMCELL’s vaccination policy requires that all candidates for this role be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including boosters), as currently recommended or required by local health authorities and public health orders, unless an exemption from this policy is approved through our accommodation request process.

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