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Senior Supervisor Lab Operations

Company: Draper Labs
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 26, 2023

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Senior Supervisor Lab Operations

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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now Equal Employment OpportunityDraper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact


The Senior Supervisor of Lab Operations will include direct day-to-day duties of the shop helpers assigned to this team supporting lab operations They will also work with engineering staff to develop facilities impact assessments during building/lab renovations and construction projects, and escalate issues to engineering and program management. Candidate will also support management in planning of capital improvement projects for engineering facilities. Responsibilities: Oversight and management of a team of shop helpers, and the engineering laboratory and cleanroom facilities. 1) Daily operational readiness of laboratory and cleanroom areas2) Coordination of facility maintenance personnel and scheduling with program/project needs3) Long term planning of equipment and facility maintenance schedules4) Maintaining personnel access and training records5) Coordination with security office to ensure personnel/facility compliance with security procedures/protocols6) Coordination with safety office to ensure personnel/facility compliance with safety procedures/protocols.



  • Associates Degree in Operations Management, or a related discipline is required.
  • The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and capable of working at a rapid pace with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with operations, facility and logistics management in a DoD and/or government contractor setting is highly desirable.
  • The candidate must have excellent written and oral presentation skills for communicating facility status to peers and management.
  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, MS Outlook, MS Project and MS Excel) is also required.
  • Familiarity with electrical/mechanical and HVAC infrastructures. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. #LI-MM1

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