Assistant Lab Manager

Berkeley, California
about 1 month ago
Full time role

Company

Twelve

Berkeley, CA, USA

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Job Description

Twelve is a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning CO2 into essential products. We are a team of scientists, engineers and problem solvers on a mission to fundamentally shift the way the world addresses climate change and lead the transition to a fossil free future with our carbon transformation technology.

Job Brief 

If the prospect of working in a dynamic laboratory environment with individuals dedicated to developing world-saving and life-changing technologies sounds exciting, this might just be the job for you. As an Assistant Lab Manager at Twelve, you will work closely with the EHS & Lab Manager and lab users to establish and maintain systems, policies, and programs to ensure smooth lab operation. You will work with lab technicians to provide hands-on support in managing chemical supplies, compressed gas systems, safety equipment, and preventative maintenance of specialized lab equipment. 

You will have opportunities to use your creativity to find and implement solutions to challenges in operations, site management, and safety. There is also the potential to grow into having people management responsibilities within this role. We are looking for someone that is driven, self-motivated, and enthusiastic about advancing their career in our rapidly expanding startup. 

What you will do 

  • Take ownership in maintaining a safe and efficient laboratory environment by collaborating cross-functionally
    • Manage lab vendors (PPE providers, lab equipment maintenance and calibration services)
    • Perform preventative maintenance, calibration, and inspection of lab equipment
    • Prepare chemical solutions for research teams
    • Work with procurement teams to manage the inventory of lab consumables
    • Support creation, implementation, and communication of lab policies
  • Establish and execute systems to support general site management:
    • Managing records for safety regulatory compliance
    • Managing janitorial and maintenance vendors
    • Interfacing with property management
    • Coordinating on and off-site storage for equipment and consumables
    • Managing employee site access and security systems
  • Support the Environmental, Health, and Safety program by:
    • Managing communication with equipment and process users
    • Coordinating and/or tracking execution of safety action items
    • Researching solutions to improve lab safety  

Who you are 

We recognize that experience comes in different forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of skill, dedication and ability to learn. A stand-out candidate would show broad technical abilities, including but not limited to the following areas:

  • The idea of a dynamic, fast pace working environment is exciting to you 
  • Enjoy problem solving, especially in unique and new ways
  • Strong ability to manage and prioritize your time and workload 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with common office suites required
  • Experience using web tools for communication, project management, file management, calendar scheduling, etc.
  • Strong desire and curiosity to learn new things
  • Previous experience in a laboratory setting is preferred but not required
  • Some people management experience is preferred
  • Motivated to grow your career in the laboratory operations and management field

Twelve Benefits

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Paid sick days and vacation
  • Competitive salary and equity compensation commensurate with experience
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment

We believe that the unique contributions of each individual is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

 

Want to work with us but don't see a current opening that fits your background? Email us at talent@twelve.co. 

 

Twelve

Berkeley, CA, USA

We're Twelve, a new kind of chemical company built for the climate era. Our breakthrough technology eliminates emissions by turning ...

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