Lab Manager at Personalis | Powderkeg

Personalis, Inc. is a leader in advanced cancer genomics for enabling the next generation of precision cancer therapies and diagnostics. The [Personalis NeXT Platform]( next-platform%2F&esheet=52534858&newsitemid=20211118006333&lan=en- US&anchor=Personalis+NeXT+Platform&index=2&md5=994af974cf5c973f890d0bc5a72ef63b)® is designed to adapt to the complex and evolving understanding of cancer, providing its biopharmaceutical customers and clinicians with information on all of the approximately 20,000 human genes, together with the immune system, from a single tissue sample. In population sequencing, Personalis operates one of the largest sequencing operations globally and is currently the sole sequencing provider to Veterans Affairs' Million Veteran Program. To enable cancer and population sequencing, Personalis' [Clinical Laboratory]( US&anchor=Clinical+Laboratory&index=3&md5=214191f02a8e211e8a6037256ce4a478) was built with a focus on clinical accuracy, quality, big data, scale and efficiency. The laboratory is GxP-aligned as well as Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988-certified and College of American Pathologists- accredited.


  • General laboratory management including management of inventories for consumables and samples, safety, space planning, coordination of instrument IQ, OQ, PQ, maintenance and upgrades, purchase planning.
  • Coordination with cross-functional groups within Personalis to accomplish tasks.
  • Scheduling and coordination of training of new users on common lab equipment.
  • Assist in validation studies.
  • Support Scientists, Research Associates and Engineers with various development projects.
  • Participate in group meeting and present updates.
  • Support and ensure compliance with all department and company policies and procedures.

Education & Experience :

  • BS/MS in a biological discipline
  • 3 or more years of molecular biology laboratory experience preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years of laboratory management experience.
  • Must have working knowledge of techniques for molecular biology and experience with next generation sequencing is a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and communication skills are required.
  • Strong desire to learn and work in a demanding, high-energy, hands-on environment.
  • Experience in management of labs supporting IVD product development is a plus.

_Personalis is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities. Personalis offers a competitive compensation package. _


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Lab Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    Menlo Park, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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