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Senior Manager, Metrology & Laboratory Systems Maintenance

Editas Medicine

Editas Medicine

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

At Editas, we’re driven by a collective purpose, to bring transformative and life changing therapies to people living with serious diseases with the greatest unmet needs. This fuels our drive to excel in scientific innovation, allowing us to harness the power and potential of CRISPR/Cas9 and CRISPR/Cpf1 (Cas12a) gene editing. We believe our people are at the core of everything we do, and we’re committed to cultivating a culture where every individual feels valued and included. To do this, we strive to integrate belonging, inclusivity, diversity, and equity into every aspect of our organization.

Together, we are leading the way towards a healthier and more equitable future.

Position Summary

The Editas Facilities & Engineering team is looking for a Senior Manager of Metrology & Lab Systems Maintenance. This individual, reporting to the Senior Director of Facilities & Engineering, will be responsible for managing Metrology & Lab Systems maintenance, including any employees, contractors, and external vendors to help meet the needs of the business. This individual will be responsible for the coordination and execution of all routine and non-routine maintenance associated with all instrumentation and lab systems while ensuring the proper GMP procedures are followed and good documentation is executed.

Key Responsibilities:

As the Senior Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for managing Metrology and Laboratory System services to maintain critical business operations.
  • Using solid analytical skills, the incumbent can recognize problems of moderate scope and complexity, and independently, develop potential solutions and courses of action according to cGMP policies and procedures.
  • Represents the work group on multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams and uses established relationships to influence and lead teams and stakeholders with fact-based, business value knowledge.
  • Own and maintain procedures and work instructions for asset management, calibration, and maintenance. Identify improvements to asset management and metrology processes.
  • Manages metrology and lab system maintenance staff to properly maintain all equipment and instrumentation.
  • Is accountable on-boarding of assets and defining calibration ranges, tolerances, and intervals.
  • Co-ordinate with vendors and system owners for quotes, scheduling, and troubleshooting for calibration, preventive maintenance, and qualification services.
  • Completes on-demand and scheduled work orders and asset updates in CMMS systems.
  • Facilitate and support non-conformance reports in CMMS systems.
  • Manages contracts, POs and invoices to support OEM calibrations, outsourced calibration staff, equipment, instruments, standards and parts.
  • Drives Metrology and Laboratory System operating budget within target goals for all contracted services and expenses.
  • Performs periodic verifications of asset inventories.
  • Performs database updates to reflect changes found in quarterly inventory verifications (change, new assets, assets not found).
  • Periodically work on project management assignments with broadly defined objectives.
  • Solve non-routine issues, challenges, and problems within field of specialization.