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Editas Medicine Calibration and Preventative Maintenance Coordinator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

What if you could repair broken genes? That is the question we ask ourselves at Editas Medicine. We’re focused on translating the power and potential of the CRISPR/Cas9 and CRISPR/Cpf1 (also known as Cas12a) genome editing systems into a robust pipeline of medicines for people living with serious diseases around the world. Our goal is to discover, develop, manufacture, and commercialize transformative, durable, precision genomic medicines for many diseases. We’re looking for talented, dedicated, passionate people to join our team and help us pioneer this field and do big, bold things that have never been achieved before. Are you full of hope, possibilities, and a belief that, working together, we can truly revolutionize the development of medicines to help patients around the world? If the answer is yes, then Editas Medicine is the place for you.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate the Editas PM and Calibration program.

  • Organize and help maintain the structure of the lab, schedule refrigerator/freezer cleanings, pipette calibrations, maintain organization of the tissue culture suites, provide support on gas tanks, biohazard and chemical waste.

  • Work with EH&S consultants to maintain a safe and healthy work environment.

  • Oversee space management and optimization in the lab. Manage the critical equipment alarm system and schedule.

  • Ensure that all laboratory activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, federal laws and regulations and company policies.

  • Drive continuous improvement in all aspects of the laboratory operations. Establish routine standard operating procedures and protocols.

Requirements

Knowledge, Skills & Capabilities:

  • Proven ability to work in a diverse and dynamic team.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong communication and time management skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.

Education & Relevant Work Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in a regulated lab setting that includes biologics, either working as a scientist or in operations.

  • Experience managing a laboratory preferred.

  • Excellent communication skills with employees and vendors.

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