WuXi AppTec

  • Laboratory Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
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  • Overview

    The Laboratory Supervisor will assist with facilities and laboratory operations, environmental health/safety, procurement, and receiving/invoicing of goods.


    • Facilities and Laboratory Operations
    • Equipment Upkeep - Arrange lab equipment preventative maintenance (PM) and perform routine maintenance as needed.
    • Procurement Management. Assist in obtaining quotes, preparing purchase orders, placing orders, following up with vendors for laboratory, office and facilities equipment, goods and consumables.
    • Chemical and Biological Storage - Ensure hazardous and biohazardous materials are correctly handled and stored.
    • Lab Upkeep - Support upkeep of common lab areas.
    • Shipping and Receiving - Provide back-up support to ensure shipments are received, processed, and recipients notified utilizing package tracking software. Ensure unclaimed packages are properly stored.
    • Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
    • EHS Policy Compliance - Provide support to staff, licensees, vendors and visitors with respect to customer EHS standards adherence.
    • Training and Policies - Support SOP creation and validation.
    • Site Audit Support - Coordinate with Operations team to prepare site for inspections within laboratories and facilities, EHS and security. Monitor completion of corrective actions.


    • Strong communication skills; display a professional can-do attitude
    • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality
    • Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures
    • Must be flexible, forward- thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently
    • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs maximum
    • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel
    • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
    • Problem-solving skills


    • BS Degree in a scientific discipline
    • 1-3 years’ experience working within a laboratory setting
    • Strong process optimization skills and trouble shooting skills
    • Fully computer literate and competent with all office applications
    • Strong verbal and written skills
    • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, hands on, organized with strong ability to manage competing priorities in a dynamic environment


    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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