Lab Manager

· San Carlos, California
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

GigaGen, a subsidiary of Grifols, seeks a talented, highly motivated manager to lead day-to-day operations in the laboratory. The Lab Manager will assist with demand planning and oversee general lab functions including safety, ordering, and equipment maintenance. This position will offer exposure to drug development, from early research through development and manufacturing.


Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Support day-to-day lab operations management
  • Project demand planning and forecasting for lab consumables and reagents
  • Maintain inventory management system and develop adjustments as needed
  • Build out continuous improvement strategies
  • Manage supplier and vendor accounts
  • Ownership of the asset management lifecycle including procurement, equipment maintenance, and service contracts
  • Perform laboratory space expansion and build outs
  • Ensure overall lab safety and EH&S compliance
  • Maintain medical and hazardous waste
  • Serve as liaison to building facilities for lab related activities
  • Lead sample management and reorganization efforts
  • Develop and reinforce laboratory discipline protocols to ensure quality within workflows
  • Oversee shipping and receiving duties including coordination with external sites
  • Mentor and train other technical staff


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences or related field
  • At least 1-3 years of laboratory research experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Analytical competence to complete statistical analysis of product evaluations
  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrate flexibility and problem-solving activities
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Direct experience with molecular biology, NGS, and/or bioproduction is a plus
  • Able to lift up to 25 pounds


Headquartered in San Carlos (California, United States), GigaGen, a subsidiary of Grifols, is advancing transformative antibody drugs for immune deficiency, infectious diseases, and checkpoint-resistant cancers by leveraging industry-leading, single-cell technologies. GigaGen's novel technology platforms uniquely capture and recreate complete immune repertoires as functional antibody libraries. This approach has enabled the creation of first-in-class recombinant polyclonal antibody therapies for the treatment of infectious diseases.


GigaGen's lead oncology asset, GIGA-564, is an anti-CTLA-4 monoclonal antibody that has demonstrated improved anti-tumor efficacy in vivo through a unique mechanism of action.


GigaGen is leveraging its proprietary technology platforms for the continued discovery of novel recombinant polyclonal drugs and monoclonal antibodies to treat life-threatening diseases.


GigaGen is an equal opportunity employer, and we will consider any candidate regardless of immigration background, so long as the person is able to confirm their identity and work authorization at the time of hire.

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  • Location
    San Carlos, California
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level