Working @ Immatics

Lab Maintenance Specialist

Permanent employee, Full-time · Houston (TX)

We are currently seeking a Full Time LABORATORY MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST to support our LAB AND FACILITIES team. This position will work in Houston, Texas. The primary purpose of this position is to be responsible for equipment maintenance, upkeeps, and documentation under Lab General department, as well as to coordinate with equipment owners across all departments and assist with facility-related projects.  
Your mission
The main responsibilities of this position will include but are not limited to the following tasks:
  • Perform daily gas tank inventory, place order in a timely manner to ensure all equipment have adequate gas supply at all times.  
  • Share responsibilities with the Lab Support for in-house equipment maintenance.  
  • Responsible for new equipment purchase, coordinate with vendor for pricing, delivery, and installation of Lab General department.  
  • Responsible for secondary monitoring of temperature sensitive equipment and CLIA laboratory, including system maintenance and calibration, alerts, deviation, reports.  
  • Be the first point of contact for lab personnel to act upon an equipment failure or emergency.  
  • Coordinate and assist all equipment owners across all departments to ensure lab equipment are properly housed and maintained.  
  • Schedule and coordinate with vendors for equipment repairs and communicating with lab personnel to ensure the highest level of lab productivity.
  • Responsible for general facility cleanliness and assisting with other facility-related projects.  
  • Responsible for filing and keeping track of equipment usage logs, service reports, calibration reports and other equipment-related documentation to ensure Quality and Safety compliance, address equipment documentation discrepancies as needed.  
  • Coordinate cold storages and chemical rooms reagents clean-out.  
  • Coordinate with Quality Department during audit and associated deviation investigation.  
  • Assist with equipment move and new equipment set- up for new facility.  
  • Other duties assigned by Lab Manager.
Your profile
The qualifications for this position include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology/ Life Science/ Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology or any other related field.  
  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in biotech industry and regulated environment.
  • Experience working with laboratory equipment is a must, including but not limited to: incubators, freezers, cold rooms, biological safety cabinets, centrifuges, bead baths, water baths, automated cellometers, microscopes, controlled rate freezers, liquid nitrogen storages, gas detection system, pipettes.  
  • Knowledge in GDP, GMP and GDP.
  • Occupational hazards and standards safety practices.  
  • Experience in equipment services and warranty is highly preferred.
  • Facility experience is highly preferred, including but not limited to electricals, repairs, constructions.  
  • Comfort and flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment.
Why us?
We are a committed and inspired company and cherish the collegial, highly motivated and family-friendly atmosphere within Immatics. Our culture allows for a high level of originality, independent thinking, and initiative. We believe in supporting our employees’ professional and social skills. In addition, we offer: 
  • Competitive Total Rewards package
    1. Base Salary 
    2. Annual Bonus 
  • Stock Options – based on position level 
  • 401K plan with company match 
  • Generous Holiday Time 
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) for ALL EMPLOYEES regardless of position level
  • Full Benefits
    1. Health Insurance 
    2. Dental/Vision insurance  
    3. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability 
    4. Other voluntary insurance (Pet, Legal Shield Identity Theft Protection, Travel Assistant, Accidental Injury and Critical Illness,)
    5. Family Medical Leave
    6. Parental Leave 
    7. Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance policy 
  • Additional Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Personal time with the CEO in your first 30 days 
  • Collaborative and family environment
  • Monthly Site meetings with fun team building events
  • Participation in the annual Houston BioChili Cookoff 
  • Themed Holiday party 
  • Social Community Outreach participation 
  • Development training and planning 
  • Various committees to foster collaboration and involvement within Immatics 
  • Hybrid work schedules (based on position need and supervisor’s approval)
Recruitment is managed through Immatics US’ Human Resources department. Resumes will only be accepted from staffing agency/recruiters if there is a signed contract in place. Recruiters are requested to not contact our hiring managers or employees directly to inquire about open positions or to present candidates. In the event a staffing agency/third-party recruiter submits a resume without a contract in place, the candidate submitted will be considered unsolicited and treated as if the candidate submitted their resume directly to Immatics US, and no fee/payment will be paid. Recruiters interested in working with Immatics US can submit their information to, and we will contact you if needed. 
Immatics values diversity and inclusion. Immatics N.V. and all Immatics subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.
About Us
Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets.

This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.