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Lab & Facilities Coordinator at Magenta Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US
Magenta Therapeutics is a biotechnology company harnessing the power of stem cell science to revolutionize stem cell transplantation for patients with immune and blood-based diseases. By creating a platform focused on critical areas of transplant medicine, Magenta Therapeutics is pioneering an integrated approach to stem cell therapies to create patient benefits. Founded by internationally recognized leaders in stem cell transplant medicine, Magenta Therapeutics was launched in 2016 by Third Rock Ventures and Atlas Venture and is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more information, please visit www.magentatx.com.

Position Overview

This is an excellent opportunity to grow and learn with a rapidly growing startup company. Magenta has a fast paced, high energy, welcoming environment, with everyone’s dedication to our cause prevalent in all that we do. We are looking for someone highly motivated and passionate about propelling our science forward through supporting company operations. This role provides great opportunity for growth and reports directly to the Lab & Facilities Manager.

Primary Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:

Manage and perform the ordering, tracking, and restocking of all lab supplies
Train team members on lab purchasing procedures as necessary
Safe handling of lab equipment including glass washing and autoclaving
Preparing and assembling of biohazard boxes and packages
Assist with monitoring of incubators, fridges/freezers, and other lab equipment
Coordinate the Shipping & Receiving of packages and assist in the development of associated guidelines and procedures
Communicate with vendors to track and place orders as needed
Perform data entry and other administrative tasks as necessary
Assist the Lab & Facilities Manager with general upkeep of facilities and escalated issues
Occasionally work/respond during off hours if needed

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in a Life Sciences field is preferred
1-2+ years’ experience in academic or pharmaceutical laboratory setting
Employee Health & Safety (EH&S) experience with DOT and IATA training a plus
Must be adaptable, flexible, reliable, and an individual of integrity
Strong time management skills and the ability to rapidly shift priorities and anticipate needs while working under minimal supervision
Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn are ideal
Must be highly organized, detail oriented, a team player, and not afraid to “get dirty”
Ability to stay calm and perform with grace under pressure
Must be able to communicate effectively while working across all departments
Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills
Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Some elements of the job are sedentary, but employee will be required to stand for periods of time. Some tasks may require repetitive motion.
Excellent competence with computers and modern communication tools is required; a proven proficiency with MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please submit your resume to careers@magentatx.com and include the job title in the subject of your email.