Job Title: Assistant Laboratory Manager
Date Posted: 07-30-2008
Job Location: Massachusetts-Boston
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:30K-50K
Company Name: Microbia, Inc.
Contact Information: HR   Director (
Job Description:
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Position description: 

We are seeking a motivated, self-starter with strong interpersonal and supervisory skills to
join our growing team as asst lab manager. This “hands-on” leadership role involves assisting
the lab operations manager in all aspects of the operations and maintenance of the laboratory,
while working closely with scientists and lab support personnel in our dynamic, team-oriented
drug discovery environment. 


Provides direction and guidance to laboratory assistants and contractors. Hires, trains, plans
work, assists in the development of personnel, including coaching. 
Ensures lab staff have adequate resources to perform all aspects of work required. 
Ensures lab staff are adequately trained to safely perform all required job functions. 
Evaluates ongoing operations, while developing and implementing continuous improvement changes

Understands and enforces company safety policies. 
Assists in maintaining records. 
Fills in for all team members as needed. 

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience and at least three years of
related laboratory experience. 
Excellent interpersonal and people leadership skills. Ability to communicate effectively both
verbally and in writing. Ability to present information and respond to questions in a clear,
concise, and service-oriented manner. Strong sense of responsibility and commitment. 
Demonstrated proficiency using various computer packages (MS Office, Outlook, FileMaker Pro,
and Excel). 
Ability to climb ladders, use various tools, make evaluations using vision and hearing. Must
be able to lift 50 pounds.. 
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals,
technical procedures, and government regulations. 
Ability to perform basic math functions in all units of measure using whole numbers and common
fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, pH, and percent and to interpret
graphical data. 
Flexibility to be “on call” after normal work hours on a rotational basis some weekday
evenings and weekends 
Preferences include previous training in the following areas: HAZWOPER, RCRA, Industrial Waste
Water Operator I, particle respirator medical clearance, DOT/IATA 
Microbia is an equal opportunity employer welcoming diversity in our workforce.
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