Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Compound Management Lead Candidate Job Description

Shenzhen Bay Laboratory

Shenzhen, China

The Position

This position will require the successful candidate to start a Compound Management group from the ground up. A strong background in Compound management is required. He/she will establish a workflow for sample request and fulfillment, select appropriate lab automation and software, receive requests for samples, track, coordinate, and perform order fulfillment and distribution of both solids, solutions, and plates to scientists.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related field 2. 5+ years experience the in a compound management, high throughput screening and/or lab automation 3. A proven track record managing a group. 4. Experience with liquid handling equipment and other laboratory automation technology systems. Experience with the span-8 liquid handlers (e.g. Tecan Evo, Hamilton Star), acoustic dispensers, plate transfer devices and related experience. 5. Proven track record of evaluating, selection, implementation of lab equipment and software and the generation of SOPs. 6. Experience with LIMS and inventory management software.

The activities of the Compound Management Group include, but are not limited to, those shown below. Applicants should have experience in all the following:

1. Manual handling of all incoming compounds; including powder weighing, dissolution, and plating. 2. Handle logistical aspects of compound management; including sample inventory tracking and storage and ensure accurate record keeping. 3. Responsible for uploading data to compound registry, curation of registry, and managing data workflow. 4. Prioritize and communicate timelines; provide progress updates to the group. 5. Weighing and preparing compounds and solutions 6. Arraying compounds from vials to microtiter plates 7. Re-array compound plates 8. Maintaining and tracking compound library database 9. Provide support for sample receiving/sorting services, plate generation, screening, inventory maintaining and QC support using various liquid handling instruments for Compound Management. 10. Provide liquid handling performance monitoring services and other laboratory equipment maintenance per customer SOPs. 11. Keep accurate data entry of all activities in Tracking Database. 12. Provide operational flexibility by cross-training across all job functions with other team members. 13. Carefully follow customer SOP’s, orders, and schedules. Proposed salary and benefit: $70k-100k/y

Purpose of the initial working period (6 months) at Calibr, Scripps Research:

1. Help assemble the key compound libraries for ultra HTS that fit the best need of the new institute in Shenzhen 2. Get trained with the appropriate lab automation and software 3. Familiarize with the workflow of sample requests and fulfillment, track, coordinate, and perform order fulfillment and distribution of both solids, solutions, and plates to scientists and CRO vendors 4. Build-up first-hand experience in daily operation and maintenance, library maintenance and replenishment and troubleshooting and service.


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Compound Management Lead Candidate Job Description