Sr. Lab Manager/Director
Company: Prolific Machines
Posted on: February 10, 2024
Prolific Machines is on a mission to accelerate the transition
to sustainable agriculture. We believe that we have the only
solution to make cultured meat at a price that is competitive with
factory farming. We are looking for mission-driven, skilled, and
kind people to help create the alternative we need to transition to
a more sustainable and healthy future.
Diversity : We value diverse people, perspectives, and knowledge.
To this end, we aim to foster a sense of belonging that enables
everyone to bring their whole, authentic self to work everyday. We
are committed to growing a diverse and inclusive team that
encompasses all types of people. We believe this can only be
achieved by acknowledging the ancestral, historic, and current
systemic and communal inequities.
The Sr. Lab Manager/Director will be an integral member of our
company effectively managing day to day laboratory operations to
support the needs of our research and development program. In this
role you will serve as the primary point of contact for lab
personnel, source and order supplies and reagents, maintain
laboratory inventory and organization, act as safety officer
drafting policy and monitoring compliance, provide orientation and
training to new personnel, maintain laboratory equipment as well as
other duties required to keep the laboratories running smoothly.
Previous experience working in a BSL2 laboratory environment is
desirable. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented
individual to make a big impact in our company and our mission to
develop sustainable agriculture to combat climate change and food
We are looking for an experienced Sr. Lab Manager/Director to
report directly to our Head of Operations who:
- Has a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Biology or related life
- Has 5+ years of solid experience in laboratory management and
supply procurement in an industry or academic research
- Has a passion for improving lab efficiency and
- Is detail-oriented and highly organized.
- Possesses a calm and unflappable nature to navigate a diversity
of issues that may arise to keep the laboratories running
- Is a resourceful and creative problem-solver.
- Has the ability to multitask and easily adapt to changing needs
- Is proactive, responsive and takes ownership of their
- Has experience with ELN and/or LIMS systems.
- Has a working knowledge of basic scientific equipment required
in cell and molecular biology laboratories.
- Can perform responsibilities with high reliability and
At Prolific Machines we aim to cultivate a culture of inclusion for
all employees that respects their individual strengths,
perspectives, and experiences. We believe that our differences
enable us to be a team that challenges each other to be better
Salary Range: $100,000 - $180,000 DOE (bi-weekly payments)
Location: The San Francisco Bay Area (Emeryville)
Benefits: Outstanding Health, Vision & Dental Insurance (including
full spouse coverage), at least one all-expense-paid team holiday
per year, flexibility in schedule and unlimited vacation days. Free
lunch every day!
Evaluation : In lieu of the traditional application process of a CV
and cover letter, we would rather give you an opportunity to tell
us about yourself on your own terms by answering the below three
questions. However, we do ask that it is concise (e.g less than 200
words for written answers).
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