Lab Coordinator

Location: Indianapolis


Reporting to the Sr. Manager of Quality Control, Laboratory Coordinator will be responsible to ensure the laboratories at RayzeBio’s Indianapolis plant continue to operate on a day-to-day basis.  The Lab Coordinator will be responsible and required to manage day-to-day inventory management, safety evaluations, equipment management, and other tasks as necessary.  The applicant will be responsible for maintaining labs and have indirect reporting relationships to the leaders of other laboratories.

Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain inventory for the Microbiology, QC Chemistry and Research and Development Laboratories at RayzeBio’s Indianapolis facility.  This includes maintaining inventory for chemicals, microbiological materials, consumables (gloves, columns, glassware, etc.). 
  • Track and implement maintenance for laboratory equipment from large instruments such as HPLCs to small, calibrated items (thermometers, balances, pipettors, etc.) 
  • Track, inventory receipt, monitor movement of laboratory samples.
  • Maintain the lab cleanliness and organization at all times.
  • Participate in and track safety evaluations, including daily radiation safety checks along with laboratory scientists.  Work with RSO, ARSO, and laboratory managers to ensure safety compliance.
  • Work with managers and safety officers to ensure compliance with other health and safety regulations.
  • Track document completion and ensure compliance with documentation requirements.
  • Assist in the routine calibration and maintenance of all laboratory equipment and materials, for example daily verification of balances, pH meters, and similar equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with other cGMP regulations.
  • Provide technical support to other teams or business units as required.
  • Receive equipment into laboratory, arrange for installations with vendors, arrange for routine maintenance with vendors and report to managers these schedules.
  • Work across functions (for example, supply chain, safety, and engineering) to ensure completion of responsibilities.
  • 5% travel is required.

Education and Experience

  • AS/BS in Chemistry, Biology, Science, or relevant field with one to three years of experience in pharmaceutical or other cGMP experience.
  • Experience with injectable pharmaceuticals or radiopharmaceuticals strongly preferred.
  • Experience tracking maintenance of laboratory equipment preferred.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability to multi-task, and prioritize work based on multiple work-flows is a must
  • Ability to handle hazardous materials safely.
  • Good organizational practices are required.
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Work with computer programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently, without direction, or with others in a team environment.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision. 

This is a position that requires working in a laboratory environment, protective clothing, gloves, and safety glasses are required while working in a laboratory environment with radioactive materials and ionizing radiation, biohazardous materials, and hazardous chemicals.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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