Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT) is at the forefront of precision genetic medicine, having built a world leading pipeline for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The Company has expanded its portfolio to include Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) and central nervous system (CNS) disorders across several therapeutic modalities, including RNA, gene therapy and gene editing. For more information, please visit www.sarepta.com.
The Laboratory Services Assistant will work to manage and support several process development organic chemistry labs at the Sarepta Andover, MA site. The role will support bench chemists and facilities by owning all aspects of laboratory support including but not limited to; solution/buffer prep, chemical ordering and receiving, glassware cleaning, waste handling, equipment maintenance, CMMS documentation, general lab cleaning and implementation of safety initiatives in the labs. Priorities are assigned weekly by Manager.
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Developing and implementing standard work instructions for the laboratory support operations with a focus on long term development of the function
Managing site chemical inventory and chemical compounds for both support to the labs and EH&S compliance
Preparing Solution and Buffer-prep and raw material dispensing
Column packing and instrument prep
Chemical ordering and receiving, including lab supplies
Perform weekly and monthly cleaning activities. Fill out records
Managing and performing equipment maintenance and calibration coordination and scheduling
General equipment servicing including equipment cleaning (rotovaps, ovens, traps, etc)
Maintain satellite accumulation areas. Transfer SAA materials to central accumulation area when needed
Back-up support for site shipping (DOT/IATA training to be provided)
Lab synthesis support as required
Sample submission for analysis
Raw Material Sampling
Ability to manage and develop the lab support operations while executing daily tasks as needed
Other duties as assigned
Education and Skills Requirements:
Associates degree required with prior chemistry and lab experience preferred.
Previous experience with (or willingness to receive training) Hazardous Waste Handling preferred.
Computer skills using Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
Able to handle multi-task workload and perform effectively under deadlines
Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail are necessary
Candidates must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Sarepta offers a competitive compensation and benefit package
Sarepta is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and participates in e-Verify