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Kelly Services Laboratory Manager in Gaithersburg, Maryland

We are Kelly Science and Clinical, the second d largest scientific staffing firm in the U.S. serving 90% of Fortune 100 companies. We have partnered with one of the top global Biotechnology Companies with over 30 years of experience developing products that empower the advancement of biomedical research and enable cell and gene therapy.

Position Title: Laboratory Manager

Overview The company mission is to develop products that help scientists, clinicians, and patients worldwide to make progress in their fight against sever diseases such as cancer. The Laboratory Manager will have the opportunity to manage Process Development labs to ensure operational efficiency and safety in the day-to-day operations of the department. Your focus will be on facilitating a well-organized and highly functional Product Development, (PD) laboratory work environment with an emphasis on inventory and equipment maintenance as well as enforcing existing and developing new laboratory policies.

Responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the PD laboratory inventory system.

  • Serves as a super-user for SAP ordering and inventory management system.

  • Manages and coordinates equipment purchases, service agreements, calibrations, maintenance, and repairs.

  • Trains staff on correct use of laboratory equipment and proper lab etiquette; drafts SOPs pertinent to the use of laboratory equipment and operations.

  • Works diplomatically with laboratory staff to adhere to laboratory policies, operations, safety, and identifies areas of improvement in the PD laboratory.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Walk, use hands or finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.

  • Stand: climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Vision abilities: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting Country.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Engineering and/or related studies, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Preferred 2-5+ years of laboratory management experience within a fast-paced cell and molecular biology BSL-2 (or higher), Process Development, or Manufacturing laboratory environment.

  • Knowledgeable of basic laboratory equipment operation, repair, maintenance, and ability to troubleshoot malfunctioning laboratory instruments.

  • Prior hands-on experience in standard aseptic cell culture technique, molecular and immunoassays, bioreactor operation, or purification technologies is a plus.

Generous Compensation & Benefits Package Including Relocation Assistance

EOE, including Disability/Vets

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly® Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interests—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (