Lab & Office Assistant

BioCellection Inc. - Menlo Park, CA


Job Summary

We’re seeking a dedicated Lab & Office Assistant to help us improve efficiency and stay organized.

You will be assisting the chemical R&D team in the lab as well as assisting the CEO in the office. This is a full-time position in Menlo Park, CA. We accept local applicants with the status for US employment. We also provide health benefits and 401K.

Typical Activities in the Job


  • Prepare GCMS sample preparations and run the instrument (following an SOP)
  • Prepare reaction feedstock
  • Monitor chemical reactions (reflux, distillation, ice machines, etc.) and report any abnormal observations
  • Check chemical and consumable inventory and restock commonly used items
  • Research equipment parts or consumables and make purchase suggestions
  • Make labels and observations of samples and update Excel sheets
  • Clean and maintain work area and all lab equipment, glassware, and supplies
  • Follow methodologies in carrying routine tasks
  • Research relevant topics and gather information/data


  • Maintain and organize contact lists
  • Fill out documents
  • Resolve administrative problems
  • Receive, sort and distribute the mail
  • Order office supplies
  • Coordinate repairs to office equipment
  • Cover the reception desk when required
  • Greet and assist visitors to the office
  • Photocopy, scan, and print out documents on behalf of other colleagues


  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience working in a chemistry laboratory (must be comfortable working with hazardous materials and must comply to all health and safety regulations)
  • Ability to carry out procedures following SOPs
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 to $41,000.00 /year


  • chemical lab assistant: 1 year (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • Menlo Park, CA (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)