Lab Coordinator – Pharma LC-MS/MS


Performing critical work that impacts our industry and our world’s health while problem solving and innovating in the field – that is what we get to do every day at KCAS Bio. If that gets you excited too, then maybe working at KCAS Bio is for you.

When you work as a Lab Coordinator in the Pharma LC-MS/MS group at KCAS, you get to further our mission by supporting the Pharma Operations personnel and others to support critical equipment, reagents, and supplies of project life cycles.

The Pharma LC-MS/MS lab team uses their knowledge in GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practice) methods to support clients’ regulatory submissions for drug discovery, preclinical, and clinical studies, including bioanalysis of drugs and metabolites, biomarkers, and active endogenous compounds in biological fluids and tissues.

Learn more about our work in Pharma LC-MS/MS here: Pharmaceutical Services KCAS Bioanalytical Services

In this role, we will rely on you to:

  • Promptly communicate potential laboratory issues related to materials and equipment that can delay or impact work initiation, completion, or workflow, and help resolve issues as needed 
  • Order laboratory materials and follow-up with purchasing department to ensure all materials and consumables are in place at the appropriate time 
  • Work with the laboratory work groups to ensure all laboratories are audit ready.
  • Participate, respond, and act as point person for facility audits (e.g., ensure expired solutions are removed from laboratories, monitor organization and cleanliness) 
  • Maintain, update, and develop Pharma specific laboratory training modules including reviewing relevant SOPs 
  • Work with subject matter experts to ensure that personnel are trained in proper laboratory techniques 
  • Ensure that personnel are following proper safety procedures 
  • Work with Operational groups to establish, maintain, and monitor laboratory supply inventory minimum on-hand, safety stock, and order quantities, track supply metrics 
  • Maintain freezer/refrigerator inventory 
  • Ensure the lab has appropriate equipment to do their work 
  • Work with relevant Pharma process improvement and committees to ensure that laboratory is maintained in a functional and efficient manner 
  • Work cross-departmentally to support negotiation of discounts and consumables contracts with preferred vendors 
  • Manage Pharma Laboratory Operations Support staff, ensuring all aspects of routine laboratory tasks (e.g., solution preparation and any verification within the lab that is needed) are appropriately prioritized and delegated and support for the Pharma department primarily and other operations business units as needed 
  • Coordinate rotating schedule of semi-annual laboratory deep cleaning activities 
  • Coordinate rotating schedule for maintenance and verification of instruments and equipment such as pipettes, freezers, etc.

To qualify specifically for this role, you will have:

  • BS/BA degree in a scientific-related field required, with minimum 3 years’ experience in CRO, Pharma, or Biotech industry 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above 
  • Experience in a customer-focused work environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and capable of working collaboratively across departments 
  • Strong attention to detail, with demonstrated analytical skills and accuracy 
  • Self-motivated and deadline driven 
  • Possess genuine interest in learning new software and processes needed for workflow coordination 

(Please note this is a representative summary of responsibilities, not a comprehensive or exclusive list of the duties to be performed in any position. Employees must follow instructions and perform additional duties as requested.)


You will thrive at KCAS Bio if you enjoy a relational environment, are purpose- and values-driven, embrace constant development and supportive leadership, and enjoy being part of innovative work.


Our benefits include, and extend beyond, the traditional package. At KCAS Bio, you will enjoy company sponsored events like food trucks, family days and spirit days. You will grow in your career with KCAS University. You will be able to connect with like-minded employees to further KCAS Bio’s approach to key areas such as wellness, inclusion, and community outreach. You will engage as an owner in our stock ownership program. You will have access to the latest technology. And you will be able to invest in the community with paid time off to volunteer.


We are a fast-growing contract research organization (CRO) headquartered in Kansas City, pioneering the latest drug development in both human and animal health fields. Demand for our expertise is growing and so is our need for great people to work in nimble, empowered teams committed to one another’s growth. At KCAS Bio, we advance both great science AND great people.

KCAS Bio is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Among other things, we provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected category; we recruit qualified candidates without regard to citizenship status based on internal processes that enable us to hire the right candidates consistent with the appropriate U.S. Immigration framework; and (3) we work with and provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs, observances, and practices. Anyone who needs reasonable accommodation may send an email to [email protected] or call 913-248-3000 (for TTY assistance call 711) and ask for Human Resources.


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