Laboratory Operations Associate - Equipment Management



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South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 17, 2023

Lab Ops

South San Francisco, California, United States

23andMe is seeking a talented Laboratory Operations Associate to support the daily operations of the 23andMe Therapeutics early development laboratory. You will work closely with research scientists to manage lab equipment and support lab supply inventory.

As a Lab Ops Associate you will specialize, be primarily responsible, for either the equipment management track or the inventory management track and will be cross trained in other responsibilities, so our team can be adaptable to increased workloads in either area.

Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

What You'll Do

  • Shipping & Receiving -
    • Perform shipping and receiving duties
  • Inventory Management -
    • Maintain and manage appropriate stock levels of common lab supply inventory
    • Order, receive and stock inventory per standard process
    • Restock lab supplies daily at Point of Use (POU) stations in the labs
  • Equipment Maintenance -
    • Collaborate cross-functionally to coordinate the installation, calibration, routine and preventative maintenance, and repair of laboratory equipment
    • Perform basic maintenance, cleaning, troubleshooting, minor repairs on lab equipment
    • Document and manage equipment records, such as warranties, maintenance/calibration schedules and service contracts
    • Monitor equipment usage and capacity
  • Labware cleaning and autoclaving
  • Participate in rotation list for pertiofically on call for 24/7 temperature equipment alarms
  • Perform other lab operations tasks as needed.

What You'll Bring

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related scientific discipline.
  • A minimum of 2 years working experience in scientific laboratory and/or operations
  • Ability to work onsite 5 days/week in South San Francisco, CA
  • Experience with maintaining basic lab equipment
  • Experience with managing lab supplies
  • General understanding of Inventory Systems, Equipment Management Systems or Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office or Google Workspace Apps
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Good record keeping and attention to detail
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and work independently
  • Ability to lift 45 pounds independently

About Us

23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency
23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
$25.00/hr - $38.00/hr USD

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