Lab Manager

Position Summary: 

LuxCreo is a leader in 3D printing solutions and committed to innovation, product excellence, and customer success. Providing fully integrated solutions with cloud connected 3D printers, AI-enabled printing software, and advanced materials, LuxCreo transforms the way businesses design and manufacture products indental, industrial, consumer, and medical industries. Backed by Kleiner Perkins, LuxCreo is a privately held company with North American headquarters in the San Francisco Bay Area, and Asian headquarters in Beijing.

We are looking to hire a candidate who is inspired by the transformation happening with the latest advancements in 3D printing and wants to be part of this movement.  Candidates must have lab management experience to hit the ground running and grow LuxCreo’s LuxLab Belmont location supporting 3D printing sampling, small production, and R&D printing. This individual would be responsible for managing and operating LuxLab Belmont, working cross-functionally across company departments, and training new staff on lab equipment and procedures.  Familiarity with 3D printing and related products and printing procedures is preferred. This individual would also be responsible for coordinating inspections, compliance with regulatory agencies and miscellaneous organizational requirements that arise. A successful candidate will have a high attention to detail, strong organizational skills and team oriented disposition. Prior experience in a similar role is preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and operate 3D printing lab with multiple machines and equipment
  • Manage lab operation schedule and staff
  • Work cross-functionally across company departments to coordinate procurement, operations and facility maintenance.
  • Monitor lab inventory and order supplies
  • Train new staff on laboratory equipment, software, and safety procedures
  • Maintain a safe and clean workspace in accordance to required guidelines
  • Update lab safety plan and safety data sheets as necessary
  • Ensure all equipment function correctly, and maintain equipment
  • Follow standard operating procedures for all production
  • Perform quality check inspection on all printed parts before delivery
  • Document all lab work in production reports on a regular basis
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues


  • 2+ years experience in managing or operating a wet lab
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, or related field


  • Prior experience with 3D printing
  • Prior experience with CAD design
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot basic technical issues
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Well organized and detail-oriented
  • Enthusiastic self-starter capable of working both independently and in a team
  • Ability to multi‐task and prioritize projects effectively under aggressive timelines

LuxCreo is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Laboratory Experience: 2 years (Preferred)

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Remote interview process
  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Temperature screenings
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Virtual meetings
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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