Senior Associate DPD Laboratory Coordinator

Groton, Connecticut
October 10 2021
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Drug Product Design (DPD) Lab Coordinator will engage in the monitoring and execution of DPD Groton laboratory operations (drug substance solid form, solids/liquids/topics formulations, pharmaceutics research) including supplies, equipment set-up coordination & maintenance, vendor interface, IT support, safety, and collection of operational metrics.


  • Manages instrument maintenance, installation, & repairs with vendors

  • Supports/coordinates stocking of laboratories with essential equipment, glassware, laboratory disposables, chemicals, and safety/cleaning supplies

  • Supports /coordinates the purchasing/decommissioning of capital equipment

  • Directs lab safety inspections and quarterly lab clean-ups with department EHS representatives with oversight to complete mitigation and corrective actions.

  • Maintains oversight of laboratory personnel physical space assignments in agreement with health and safety protocols.

  • Works with department experts to develop equipment training materials, e.g. virtual reality training, video capture, QuickStart guidance.

  • Maintains a database of all laboratory assets including maintenance records, capital information, and performance/use metrics.


  • Bachelor's Degree in life sciences, engineering, or related technical field

  • 2-4 years laboratory operations experience

  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic work environment

  • Effective written and oral communication skills

  • Microsoft Office knowledge, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint


  • 3-5 years experience with benchtop pharmaceutical research instruments and pilot scale formulation development equipment

  • Ability to collect, interpret, and execute on performance data analytics

  • Experience and or knowledge of R&D laboratory operations including lab efficiency, supply, safety, maintenance, and infrastructure.

  • Project management

Relocation support available

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