Operations/Lab Manager at CellFE
Alameda, CA, US

 We are seeking a highly motivated, energetic, and experienced operations manager, who has prior experience or willing to learn basic accounting principles. This is not a remote position and would require individual to be on site at least 3 times a week. This position would report directly to VP of Product Development.

Preferred expertise:

  • Strong experience working in lab environment
  • Good understanding of accounting principles

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to day lab and facility operations, which includes inventory control, lab instrument maintenance, training and procurement
  • Develop and maintain lab operations protocols to ensure compliance and safety
  • Organize monthly lab meeting
  • Log and analyze critical lab environment parameters (eg. temperature, humidity, checking fridge/freezers for ice build up)
  • Responsible to input Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable transactions into QB
  • Assist Product Development team with ongoing operations need (eg. PO creation)
  • Perform end of the month reconciliation of financial records
  • On occasion, may be required to provide assistance to Science team in experiment(s) execution (eg. Basic molecular cloning/ordering primers)


  • BS degree in a relevant field preferred
  • 5+ years of work-related experience
  • 2+ years of laboratory management experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook), with advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Strong experience in using standard lab equipment
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize
  • Ability to work effectively


  • Strong organizational, planning, and follow-up skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication (written and verbal)
  • Outstanding attention to details
  • Project management
  • Adaptability
  • Physical demands require ability to lift 40 lbs

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

CellFE is an equal opportunity employer