Development Operations Manager
Full Time | Morrisville, NC
Keel Labs™ is a platform for innovation, broadening our vision for the potential of the ocean to accelerate our planet’s development towards a more sustainable future. Driven by the exploration of novel resources from the ocean, Keel Labs™ functions as a hub for the next generation of climate-focused solutions derived from nature.
Keel Labs is looking for a talented and motivated individual to support the growth and operation of our Research and Development team at our Morrisville office. The Development Operations Manager will act as a liaison between our R&D and Operations teams. This position will facilitate the creation and oversight of critical support services including: laboratory management, engineering, and analytical service lines.
Our employees gain a unique and fulfilling experience by developing and executing hands-on approaches to sustainably-minded strategies in a dynamic start-up environment. Our team members benefit from a small, close-knit working environment as all facets of our business are done collaboratively in our shared facilities.
Provide daily Interface between specialized, technical team members, other departments, and relevant stakeholders.
Ensure Lab Management, Engineering, and Analytical support lines operate effectively to support the R&D team in pursuit of strategic development goals
Be the embedded voice of Operations within R&D; working to integrate company initiatives and best practices into the operation of the R&D team
Work closely with external manufacturing partners, helping to bridge the gap between Operations and R&D departments
Foster the growth and development of Development Operations team members
Required Skills and Qualifications:
BS, with MS preferred, in physical/life sciences, engineering, or applicable area
4-6 years of relevant previous experience
2-3 years experience in ap environment
Demonstrated success in people & project management
Abile to effectively communicate in both technical and non-technical situations
Self motivated, adaptable, and detail oriented
Thrive in a fast paced, ever-changing, and often challengingp environment
Location: Morrisville, NC