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Sr Lab Specialist / Novartis / NIBR / GNF / San Diego

Job ID

329948BR

Position Title

Sr Lab Specialist / Novartis / NIBR / GNF / San Diego

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500! The number of people you will be interacting with as the new Lab specialist

We are seeking a highly talented, dedicated and collaborative associate like you to join our world class Research and Early Development organization as a Lab Specialist. The main focus will be daily operation and organization of a large Research Group. You are responsible for overseeing necessary lab purchases; ordering lab equipment and supplies, provide support for activities related to maintaining compliance. The Senior Lab specialist would need to work in close collaboration with the Scientist and Research Associates to ensure all operational needs for the labs are fully supported.

Your responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Manage equipment installation, PM service and repair and assist with asset management
• Works closely across the R&D teams to ensure operational success
• Facilitate interactions with equipment vendors for service calls and routine maintenance.
• Implement new processes that increase the operational efficiency of the facility and lab operations.
• Able to lift and carry 40 lbs.
• May necessitate working flexible hours outside our normal schedule, including weekends and after hours. This position is on call 24/7.
• Experience in managing supplier relationships and experience with customer service management in a lab setting.

Division

NIBR

Business Unit

GNF

Location

USA

Site

San Diego, CA

Company/Legal Entity

Functional Area

Research & Development

Job Type

Full Time

Employment Type

Regular

Shift Work

What you’ll bring to the role:

• BA, Bs or Ms in Chemistry or Biology with minimum of 2 year prior experience managing Laboratory Operations in a biomedical research setting with a broad understanding of life sciences research equipment
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills, creative problem-solving capabilities, and willingness to work in a team environment are important.
• Ability to exercise independent discretion and judgment to solve problems is required, as well as to prioritize effectively in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
• Able to lift and carry 40 lbs.
• Excellent digital literacy including proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook and MS Teams is required.
• May necessitate working flexible hours outside our normal schedule, including weekends and after hours. This position is on call 24/7.
• Six Sigma certificate preferred.
• Experience in managing supplier relationships and experience with customer service management in a lab setting.

Why consider Novartis?

927 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges.