About Ring Therapeutics:

Ring Therapeutics Inc. is a privately held, early-stage biotechnology company pioneering a completely novel form of gene therapy by exploiting a family of naturally occurring commensal viruses to create the first redosable and targetable DNA medicines. This approach enables a powerful new class of tropic, persistent, non-integrating vectors that overcome the immunogenicity, and limited tropism of existing gene therapy vectors. Ring Therapeutics is leveraging this versatile technology to develop a broad pipeline of novel, targeted medicines for disease with high unmet medical need.

Ring Therapeutics was founded by Flagship Pioneering, focused on launching breakthrough companies based on internally conceived innovations and insights. Flagship Pioneering has created over 40 groundbreaking companies over the past fifteen years, all of which are pioneering novel and proprietary biological, industrial, and engineering approaches to solve major needs in human health and sustainability. These companies include Seres Therapeutics (NASDAQ:MCRB), Moderna (MRNA), Syros Pharmaceuticals (SYRS), Rubius Therapeutics (RUBY), Axcella Health (AXLA), Evelo Biosciences (EVLO), and Indigo Agriculture.

Position Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity in a fast-paced, growing biotech startup.  This is an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced Lab & Facilities individual to support the Team at Ring Therapeutics. The ideal candidate will leverage a broad range of skills with a high degree of professionalism and discretion in handling a wide variety of comprehensive responsibilities. The Lab & Facilities Specialist will be a key on-site individual supporting general laboratory, office, and facilities operations. Flexibility in a rapidly changing workplace and a can-do attitude are key success factors. Proficiency with Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) is a must. Bachelor’s degree plus two plus years of work experience preferred.

Key Accountabilities

  • Act as main point of contact for tracking, scheduling, and communicating preventative maintenance, calibration, repairs, safety and related activities as needed to support laboratory.
  • Address member inquiries and concerns ensuring timely and quality issue resolution and service delivery and follow up with members to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Assist as required and cooperate with all personnel in the performance of day-to-day duties and responsibilities.
  • Assists with the receipt, delivery and sending of all packages.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with members to better understand their needs and areas of improvement for our service.
  • Coordinate with outside vendor’s personnel to assure, delivery of nitrogen, CO2 other gases liquid nitrogen tanks.
  • Maintain and assist with daily electronic record of incoming packages which shall include date of arrival, recipient company, carrier, tracking number, and sending company.
  • Manage lab coat services with outside vendor. Make sure that sufficient inventory is on site and distributed.
  • Monitor check and assess the building facilities regularly by conducting facilities inspections and following proper procedures to ensure that the facilities meet company and legal safety regulations.
  • Perform weekly waste collection inspections.
  • Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
  • Provide general facility support by fulfilling routine light maintenance work orders, such as room set up, moving office equipment and furniture or repairs.
  • Provide general overall facility management services, including continuous monitoring of office and labs.
  • Respond to all types of on-demand inquiries and complaints, assess problems and take the necessary corrective action. Effectively communicate of orders and check the status of open work orders with the assigned party.
  • Schedule and document maintenance and repairs on building and lab equipment.
  • Serve as primary support to the Laboratory Operations Manager.
  • Serves as a contact for chemical shipping/receiving. 
  • Track, coordinate and maintain on-going communication with members, team and outside contractors for the service and repairs on any facilities or lab equipment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • High level of commitment
  • Attention to detail with the ability to shift focus and priorities when necessary
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to inform and engage through written communications
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills
  • Strong work ethic and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Energetic, enthusiastic, and interested in learning within a fast-paced, fast-growth organization
  • Must be willing to come in off hours to deal with lab emergencies

 

Ring Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Recruitment & Staffing Agencies: Ring Therapeutics, Inc. companies (collectively, “Ring”) do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Ring or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Ring’s internal Talent Acquisition team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Ring, and Ring will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

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