Complete Genomics is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join its Operations team. This position provides an opportunity to contribute to CGI’s goal of improving human health by providing genomic information to understand, prevent, diagnose, and treat diseases and conditions. The Lab Assistant Support candidate’s function is to enable the manufacturing department to run efficiently and in accordance to the principles of lean manufacturing.
The ideal candidate is an enthusiastic, highly motivated person with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to help support the successful operation of a 24x7 production environment. Candidate will work in a team oriented environment and support both the Sequencing Operations and Reagent Manufacturing departments.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Individual responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, helping to assist the department in fielding reagent requests, placing purchase orders, material handling, supply replenishment, and inventory management; production scheduling and coordination between the groups; coordination with R&D and various manufacturing support groups such as planning/procurement, stockroom/inventory control, and QA; documentation, tracking, and other administrative functions; equipment maintenance/calibration and coordination with Equipment Services; revising procedures and SOP’s using our document control process; maintaining production metrics; 5S improvements; addressing safety corrective actions; and other general lab responsibilities to facilitate a lean manufacturing operation.
Some lab work may be required, such as aliquoting of materials that requires proficiency using lab instrumentation (balances, pipettes) and basic QC. Ideal candidate should possess familiarity with principles of biology and good laboratory practices, and have the ability to work in a cleanroom environment. Perform other work related duties as assigned.