Agenus: Lab operations and purchasing assistant


Agenus is a pioneer in the emerging field of Immuno-oncology. For two decades, Agenus has been creating and advancing patient-specific anticancer vaccines in the effort to harness the power of the immune system to control or eradicate cancer. We now have a portfolio of innovative approaches that include checkpoint modulators, personalized anticancer vaccines and powerful adjuvants. We are dedicated scientists, researchers, biotechnologists, physicians, and businesspeople working together toward one goal: minimize the burden of cancers and infections by helping the body heal itself through the power of science.

The work we do at Agenus is cutting edge and deeply motivating. We believe passionately in our technology, in our pipeline, and in our responsibility to deliver on the promise of immunology to treat cancer and infectious disease. Our environment fosters innovation and leadership at every level. We encourage people to think and dream big. We provide the opportunity to apply your many talents and develop your career in creative and sometimes unconventional ways. If you’re looking for an inspired environment, passionate colleagues, and a culture that nurtures learning, innovation and team success, we invite you to join us.

We are looking for a flexible team player to join our Cambridge team and to be responsible for the site store as well as support our team in some basic lab tasks
Responsibilities:
Stock Management

Fully responsible for all stock management for our Cambridge site
Management of purchase orders, processing and all relevant paperwork
Ensure correct stock quantities and updated inventory system
Management of deliveries

Management of delivery vehicles, receiving goods, tracking and ensuring quality / tracking of variances
Updating and tracking of orders and deliveries in Oracle and relevant systems
Act as the Superuser for Oracle
Laboratory Support Duties

Glass ware washing and restocking
Autoclaving
Media/Plate making
Removing hazardous/clinical waste from labs
Working in accordance with all Health and safety regulations

Qualifications:
Previous experience is desirable
Training will be provided where necessary

Essential

Ability to communicate effectively
Experience working as part of a team
Experience in an inward goods environment
Experience with HSE regulations
Must have computer knowledge: excel, word and outlook
Desirable

Some basic knowledge of lab support duties, including media preparation and autoclaving

Further details can be found on the Agenus website https://globalcareers-agenusbio.icims.com