Laboratory Specialist

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Embark on a Journey as Our Laboratory Specialist!

Location: Cambridge, MA

Type: Onsite

Are you detail-oriented, proactive, and passionate about supporting cutting-edge research? We’re seeking a Lab Specialist to join our dynamic team. In this role, you’ll play a crucial part in maintaining smooth and efficient laboratory operations, ensuring safety, compliance, and optimal resource utilization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Service Requests: Manage service requests for lab instruments, partnering with external vendors to ensure timely resolution.
  • Equipment Management: Assist with the installation, relocation, and compliance checks of lab equipment to support ongoing research activities.
  • Training Facilitation: Conduct training sessions for vendors and end users to ensure proper utilization of lab equipment and adherence to safety protocols.
  • Internal Equipment Moves: Organize and execute internal laboratory equipment moves while maintaining accurate tracking systems.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving: Collaborate with support teams to address departmental and site-wide challenges, optimizing scientific workflows.
  • Special Projects: Participate in special projects aimed at enhancing laboratory operations and supporting departmental initiatives.
  • Documentation and Communication: Maintain clear communication and documentation of tasks, procedures, and outcomes to ensure transparency and efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the life sciences or biopharmaceutical industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook).
  • Effective communication skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

Ready to make a difference in the world of biopharmaceuticals? Join us in our mission to advance scientific research and improve human health. look forward to welcoming a dedicated and proactive individual to our team!

About SSi People: 
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well. 

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