Ridgeline Discovery is looking for a Laboratory Support Manager .
Ridgeline Discovery, a Versant Ventures Discovery Engine creates and operates Versant-financed innovative biotech companies in Basel, Switzerland.
In recent years, Ridgeline has assembled an international team of >
35 highly experienced drug discovery professionals and built and operated several new successful companies, including Black Diamond Therapeutics (Nasdaq : BDTX), Bright Peak Therapeutics and Monte Rosa Therapeutics.
Ridgeline is currently expanding its capabilities in Basel to support further company creation efforts in small molecules, biologics, and gene / cell therapy with focus on oncology and immunology.
Ridgeline Discovery GmbH is searching for a motivated Laboratory Support Manager to provide technical and organizational support to the members of the biology and proteomics research laboratory.
The ideal candidate will have prior experience in general laboratory management, setting up and relocating laboratories, and maintaining an adequate inventory of biochemical research reagents, and laboratory equipment.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Organize and maintain laboratory supplies : disposable and reusable glassware and plasticware, BSL1 and BSL2 consumables, biochemical reagents, media and buffer stocks, compounds libraries, lab coats, and miscellaneous materials
Handling and following international shipments of chemical and biological compounds
Invoicing liaison with the administrative / accounting assistant
Monitoring of laboratory equipment : small devices, pipettes, centrifuges, laminar flow, temperature-controlled equipment such as fridges, incubators, and nitrogen tank (including CO2 and N supplies)
Ensure updating of inventories for cells, reagents, and chemicals
Stock maintenance, negotiating and ordering of laboratory supplies, reception of parcels and disposal of cardboard / polystyrene packages
Take care of the laboratory waste (autoclaving BSL1 and BSL2 waste, disposing of laboratory waste and cartons, cleaning glass / plastic laboratory material)
Setting up and relocating laboratories
Potentially acting as Safety Officer delegate
Supporting in experimental research activities :
Cell culture and cryobanking under BSL2 environment
Support logistics in experimental research activities
Oversee and assist in general repairs, maintenance and upkeep of facility, work with landlord as it applies to core infrastructure and services
Establish and maintain relationships with external vendors and service providers
Apprenticeship or equivalent education in biological science or related fields
2 years working experience in laboratory environment required
Experience in lab management desirable
Hands-on experience in cell culture, biochemical, molecular biological and / or cell biological techniques desirable
Familiarity with scientific equipment
Experience working with MS suite tools and / or inventory / database programs required
Highly organized and detail oriented
Good communication skills in English and German, both oral and written
Collaborative, task-flexible, and team-player
We offer a very dynamic biotech environment where agility and team playing are keys for the success of the applicant. The candidate should be willing to learn and take on responsibilities as the need arises.
To apply , please send us this application form together with your CV and Cover Letter .