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Digital Prospectors Lab Operations Lead in Bedford, Massachusetts

Lab Operations Lead

Bedford, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Hillary Provencher (

Phone: 603.215.7060

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Job Title: Lab Operations Lead

Location : Bedford, MA

Duration: 6+ Months

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Our Client seeks a highly motivated and experienced Laboratory Ops Lead to support their growing QC team. The Lead uses their strong organizational skills, supporting all activities and assuming a wide variety of operational tasks. A background in the following areas is required: purchasing, inventory management, hazardous materials handling, maintaining basic laboratory instruments, writing SOPs, keeping records and adhering to all regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities :

  • Manages existing and developing new systems/processes, improving laboratory operations and managing vendor relationships.

  • Manages the storage and cataloging of samples, documents protocols and collaborates with the laboratory leaders and other departments.

  • Works directly with laboratory members to maintain lab consumables and raw materials.

  • Develops expertise in all main job functions, trains others and updates Standard Operating Procedures as needed.

  • Supports suite equipment and systems, ensuring no disruptions to production.

  • Individuals must be able to gown to meet GMP or safety requirements (for example, aseptic gowning or live virus/BSL-2 gowning).

  • As needed, collaborates with team members ensuring completion of all Compliance Operations tasks- for example, processing sample requests, qualifying suppliers, and testing raw materials.

  • Collaborates with Quality Control operation team in sample management and coordinates delivery to third parties and CMOs/CROs.

  • Partners with Quality, Validation, and Facilities personnel, driving continuous compliance and department deliverables.

  • Assists in asset management database maintenance and plays a key role

  • Inventory and maintains biological/chemical registrations and inventories.

  • Maintains laboratory SharePoint website, laboratory software/licenses, data storage, and workstations.


  • Bachelor's degree in scientific or similar discipline

  • At least three years of direct GMP experience in the management of biomedical research lab operations

  • A background utilizing and troubleshooting basic lab instruments

  • Familiarity with Blue Mountain, Veeva and Oracle workflows

  • A background in cell culture

  • A background with remote, global lab facilitation, researching and implementing global lab requirements

  • MS Office skills and familiarity with 3rd party management of software and IT infrastructure

  • Keen attention to detail, problem-solving, time-management and organizational skills, plus the ability to balance multiple objectives

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to improve scientific operational efficiencies and logistics, and to support business needs and scientific teams

Make this your next career move as one of our many long-term contractors or employees!

Work as our full-time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award-winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base. We believe that all people should love their jobs.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted “ Best Staffing Firm to Temp For ” by Staffing Industry Analysts, " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Excellence in IT and Engineering Staffing ” by TechServe Alliance, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700