Laboratory Sample Carrier Job Description Sample
Sample Coordinator- Laboratory Shipping And Receiving (1St Shift)
PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. Do you enjoy the fast pace of a warehouse / logistics and inventory-control environment? Are you ready to put that skillset to use to improve health and deliver life-changing therapies? As a Sample Coordinator with PPD, you will be the gate-keeper and distributer of pharmaceutical products being tested in our labs for key pharmaceutical clients; as part of the Lab Support team you are integral to our ability to support our clients and ultimately, patients in need. Grow your career within Sample Management and Lab Support, or pursue your career in other departments across PPD. These are just a few career pathways available once you chose to Be with PPD. At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves. Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now! Essential Functions and Other Job Information:
Performs a variety of sample and standard tasks (receipt, check-in, login, labeling, launching, inventory, transport, check-out, etc. May participate in physical return and disposal of materials in support of the laboratory.
Communicates status of samples / standards to appropriate laboratory staff.
Guides and advises laboratory staff in sample / standard procedures.
Completes investigation and deviation forms as necessary, and determines appropriate CAPAs.
Reviews and provides feedback on laboratory requests, ensuring compliance with applicable SOPs.
Trains on SOPs, regulatory guidelines, and storage requirements. Responds to environmental unit alarms and participates in on-call responsibilities.
- Performs work assignments accurately and in a timely and safe manner
Education and Experience: High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Technical positions may require a certificate Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Basic knowledge of inventory flow and control
Knowledge of laboratory and regulatory requirements (documentation, sample storage)
Ability to write/review SOPs and process improvement outlines
Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Good written and oral communication skills
Effective time management and project management skills
Problem solving/troubleshooting abilities
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment Working Conditions and Environment:
Work is performed in a regulated environment. Ability to work in sub-frozen environments (all levels).
Ability to prioritize assignments and work within potentially stressful deadlines
- Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. May also include shift work. Physical
Frequently stands, twists waists, squats, and bends neck for 4--6 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects.
Frequent mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
Moderate lifting (or otherwise movement, carrying, setting, and placement)of 15-40 lbs. with a maximum lift of 50 lbs.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf. Ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
May interact with others, relating and gathering sensitive information. Interaction includes diverse groups.
Works with guidance or reliance on oral or written instructions from management. May require periods of intense concentration.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence. Ability to perform under stress. Ability to multi-task.
Regular and consistent attendance. Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law. *Job:Lab SupportOrganization:CGMP Lab-United States (LBGUS)Title:Sample Coordinator- Laboratory Shipping and Receiving (1st shift)Location:Wisconsin-Middleton - Research WayRequisition ID:143668
Sample Coordinator Iii- Laboratory
Covance Sample Coordinator IIIAre you interested in making a real scientific impact through your everyday work? Would you enjoy working in a team-focused environment as you explore unique career opportunities? Covance is seeking a
Sample Coordinator III to support their BioPharmaceutical CMC group in Greenfield, IN. In this role you will ensure all samples are entered, located and tracked by established deadlines and in compliance with SOPs and regulatory agency guidelines; assuring chain of custody for all samples throughout their lifecycle. This is a laboratory based role with direct responsibility for ensuring that effective and efficient material coordination and associated processes are followed for incoming and outgoing materials
Sample accession core tasks, including delivery receipt, inventory, labelling, storage, disposal, shipping and client communication. Aliquots and sub divides samples in preparation for testing.
Use of Departmental systems (LIMS, trackers etc.) as appropriate to maintain sample integrity. Ownership of entry and accuracy of data into Departmental systems.
Accurate interpretation of project specific documentation.
Reviews shipping inventory documents against materials received to ensure accuracy and communicate discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
Planning and prioritisation of team and individual workload.
Contributes to a cohesive team environment.
Introduces and develops process improvement initiatives.
Reports and escalates any maintenance or equipment issues relating to their workplace.
Participates in the maintenance of equipment and equipment records used within the team. Performs other duties as assigned.
Trains new employees, working with and directing less experienced staff, and prioritising workloads and / or special projects on a daily basis.
Ensures that their individual training records are up to date and accurately reflect their capabilities.
Maintains files of all relevant documentation for inspection by QA and other regulatory agencies.
Supports the issue of SOP's detailing specific procedures relevant to sample and materials management within CMC. This position is a full-time, 1st shift position.We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance. Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Education/Qualifications
The post holder should ideally have a relevant scientific qualification and / or an appropriate amount of experience
Knowledge and practice of local regulations, including but not limited to personal protective equipment, substance safety, GMO assessments.
Minimum of 12 months experience in the job discipline.
Experience and application of sample accession receipt, transfer and shipping processes.
Working knowledge of a functioning LIMS.
Experience and application of aseptic technique.
Knowledge and understanding of regulations (GMP / GLP / GCP).
Basic computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Word, Excel).
Position TypeFull-Time Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
Lab Tech 1 - Sample Processing - Full Time - Evenings
Department: 16105_19410 Anatomic Pathology
Expected Weekly Hours: 40
Shift: Evening Shift
Job Description Details: Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is part of Trinity Health a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve. There is an opportunity for a Lab Tech 1 to join the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory department.
Full-Time Benefited position scheduled Monday
- Friday 6 p.m. to 2 a.m., no weekends and no holidays. This is a state-of-the-art laboratory, operating twenty-four hours per day, where you will be able to utilize your training, experience and skills to learn and grow. The AP Lab performs over 75,000 cases per year including biopsies for the Gift of Life organ donation program. There are on-site ICH and Molecular labs and a significant opportunity for professional development. The lab is accredited by CAP, JCAHO; certified by CLIA and registered with the FDA.
POSITION PURPOSE Performs various specimen receiving, processing, and distribution and computer order entry. Tracks specimens through appropriate computer functions to ensure that all specimens are routed accurately and in a timely manner.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Determines in consultation with Med Tech acceptability of specimen (condition, timing and container type, etc.)
Positively ID specimens against requisitions and labels specimens with accession number.
Completes specimen handling and processing including centrifuging all tubes and aliquotting.
Processes Microbiology, body fluid, and CSF specimens including detection of discrepancies or missing sources consulting with nursing station or physician as needed.
Documents and follows up on problems
Follows test cancellation policy including when to complete EPRS and when to perform CTS (test cancellation).
Knows when and where to look for specimens and how and when to add tests to previously collected specimens.
Retrieves results from laboratory computer and reports via telephone when appropriate.
Maintains minimum supply levels.
Is familiar with reference materials and on line manuals
Maintains cleanliness of workstation and of section.
Provides input on policies and procedures.
Contacts courier, cab, messenger and phlebotomy team for timely specimen transport or collection.
Performs and documents routine quality control of equipment (centrifuge, refrigerator temperatures). (Duty not required at Livingston & CCH)
Distributes samples to appropriate testing area
Aliquots and pHs 24 hour urine specimens. (Duty not required at Livingston, Brighton & CCH) REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
One year of post-high school education in a related field and one year of clinical laboratory experience OR high school diploma or equivalent and two years of laboratory experience which includes specimen processing and computer data entry. At Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, we believe that taking care of our professionals leverages the quality of service we can provide to our patients. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that is just one aspect of what makes our career opportunities so remarkable. Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity. Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health. Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.
Sample Management Technician I
Sample Management Technician I Req ID #: 26341 Location: Skokie, IL, US For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work e perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Compile required documentation and package biological samples for shipping. Responsible formanaging the inventory of biological samples, study data and equipment within the SampleManagement group. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Package biological samples and ensure accurate completion of all required documentation for
the shipment (i.e.: verify shipping lists against samples).
Prepare shipping documentation and assist in preparation of CITES permits as needed.
shipping documentation to sponsors as needed.
Prepare domestic and international packages according to applicable guidelines.
Deliver packages to a carrier/shipper as needed.
Notify Study Directors, Study Supervisors, and sponsors of FedEx tracking numbers and verify
that packages have arrived at their destinations.
Handle all details required for shipment of samples (receiving, storage, inventory and
verification) using Study protocol or Sponsor guidance documents.
Log samples in and out of storage via LIMS system or other determined process (i.e.: manual
Manage check in/out process of samples required for analysis and return samples to the
appropriate storage condition when analysis is complete.
May prepare sample inventories and sample verification for maintained, archived, and sample
Perform data-entry to maintain the database for biological samples inventory.
Maintain freezer/refrigerator recording charts and all associated documentation.
File study data and generate box labels.
Perform all tasks in compliance with Good Laboratory Practice Regulations (GLPs) and
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Perform all other related duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required.
Experience: 1 year related experience in a life science laboratory.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory
substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Other: Must be detail oriented and have general familiarity with lab procedures. Good verbal
and written communication skills required.
Basic computer skills; familiarity with Microsoft
Office and Excel software.
Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet timelines. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Regularly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
Regularly provides information to and receives information from/through various technologies,
media, sources and contacts. Must be able to accurately exchange accurate information in these situations.
Must occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Employees must be able to lift, move and/or hold up to 40 pounds; this includes work materials, equipment and supplies. WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Works in a research environment, which requires use of sharp objects, working around mechanical parts, working with or near known or unknown toxic or caustic chemicals and/or biological hazards, exposure to fumes and airborne particles, working at noise levels ranging from moderate to loud.
The employee is exposed to biological samples from live animals with risk of exposure to allergens, zoonotic disease, and biohazards. About Safety Assessment Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities. About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015. At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. For more information, please visitwww.criver.com. Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Sample Receiving / Field Services Tech
The primary purpose of this position is to receive and process samples from outside clients as well as be responsible for providing ALS clients with all necessary sampling activities, sample pick-ups and drop-offs. ALS Environmental Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Desire to work in an administrative position in a laboratory setting.
Detail oriented – able to accurately interpret and transcribe information from a client chain of custody into the laboratory computer system.
Good typing / data entry skills.
Familiarity with chemical symbols and general scientific terminology.
Have a demonstrated ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.
Ability to multi-task and work as part of a team.
Proven ability to learn new concepts quickly.
Basic knowledge of EPA methodologies
Current Driver’s license with clean driving record
Ability to operate company vehicle.
Knows the region and able to read maps.
Able to take ownership for meeting goals and objectives; willing to be accountable for own decisions, and willing to give 100%. Look for new ways to accomplish objectives.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients, staff and management.
Multi-tasked, organized, detail oriented, and possesses problem solving capabilities; will have good time management capabilities.
- Self-motivated and self-directed; able to work independently. Specific
Provide ALS clients with all necessary sampling activities, sample pick-ups and delivering them to Jacksonville FL Office.
Provide a complete daily sampling log in the bound Field Logbook.
Assist part/full time couriers with chain of custody, bottle preparation, and maps/directions for the completion of their assigned duties.
Store all samples in a cooler with ice and deliver to ALS Sample Receiving.
Provide an accurate and completed chain of custody record of any sample in your possession.
Convey any ALS client requests or concerns to the Sample Receiving Supervisor or appropriate Customer Service Manager/ Project Manager.
Maintain routine vehicle maintenance, including fluid checks and/or replacements; exterior and interior cleaning of company vehicle.
Receive client samples into the lab, unpack coolers and log samples into the LIMS.
Prepare client kits, bottles, etc for packing and shipping.
- Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma and some college level courses in a science curriculum are required.
A Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Biology or a related field or previous laboratory experience is preferred.
40 Hour HAZWOPER + 2+ years working as a Field Sampler/Courier or related position. Physical Demands:
The ability to stand for intervals of up to 8 hours while working.
Dexterity in hands and fingers to operate equipment and handle glassware.
Must have average vision and able to see to read reports and operate equipment.
Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
Able to speak and hear clearly while communicating with co-workers, Department team members, management, and clients.
Able to lift up to 50 lbs on a consistent basis (may request and use a dolly for situations requiring heavy loads).
Able to sit, drive, and walk for 100% of an 8 hour day.
Must be able to drive and get in and out of vehicle. We would like to thank everyone for their interest in ALS but only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. "ALS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving and maintaining a workforce which reflects and affirms the diversity of our society" ALS is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EOE AA Minority, Female, Veteran, Individuals with Disabilities Click Here to view the EEO is the Law poster Click Here to view the FMLA Law poster Click Here to view the EPPA Law Poster Click Here to view the Pay Transparency Provision Click Here to view company E-Verify Participation Poster ID: 2017-4902 External Company URL: alsglobal.com
Clinical Sample Processor I
If you have experience handling biological lab specimens and prepping samples for delivery to a laboratory; learn how you can play a key role as a Clinical Sample Processor for ICON Laboratory Services (ILS) which is dedicated exclusively to central laboratory testing and the associate services for clinical trials.
About the Clinical Sample Processor role within ICON: *
The Clinical Sample Processor will be responsible for receiving daily shipments of samples and other materials, assessing the samples upon receipt, entering data in ICON’s Lab Database, and storing samples based on protocol specifications. The Clinical Sample Processor will perform a quality check of controlled forms, scan paperwork, archive visits and other regulated documentation. Will perform barcode labelling and validation of specimens and transport specimens to the technicians in the laboratory to be analysed. The Clinical Sample processor will adhere to OSHA and the Company's Health and Safety regulations and security procedures at all times and document and research any problems with received specimen.
Benefits of working at ICON:*
We will provide our Clinical Sample Processors with the resources to be successful in supporting their line of business. In addition, we offer a strong benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, competitive pay, vacation, and an annual incentive plan to reward performance. *
To succeed you will need:* You will possess a High School Diploma along with a minimum of 2 years of relevant clinical research industry experience. Basic working knowledge of computers and accuracy and attentiveness to detail necessary. An alternate combination of experience, education, and training determined by management to be equivalent to the foregoing. We invite you to review our opportunities at www.iconplc.com/careers.* What’s Next?* Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity. * ICON is an equal opportunity employer - Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.*
Stability Sample Management Specialist
One of the nation’s largest independent testing facilities seeks a Stability Sample Management Specialist to work in a contract laboratory setting. The position requires a working knowledge of testing products in a GMP regulated facility.
Responsible for administering the logistics of the CPTC Stability Testing Program to ensure program requirements are met. This includes all of the following:
Document the receipt of samples for analysis into the laboratory
Prepare study folders
Perform accurate labeling of stability samples
Initiate new stability studies in the Stability Database.
Placement of samples within the proper stability chamber(s)
Identify and retrieve samples as required per the stability pull schedule
Perform pull schedule revisions as required
Update and maintain stability testing records and study folders
Serve as client contact with regard to stability administrative issues
Immediately report nonconforming events and situations to the Laboratory Management
Assist with the filing and archiving of stability studies
Initiate action reports or deviation reports for any applicable nonconformance
Destroy Stability samples as needed based on status of studies and protocols
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Perform other tasks necessary to support site compliance to corporate and regulatory requirements. The Specialist ensures all related documents are fully and accurately completed in accordance with SOP’s, and applicable regulations including GMP, GLP, DEA, EPA, ISO 17025 and other relevant guidelines and standards.
Experience and Education:
Bachelors’ degree in a related science OR equivalent with 3-5 years related experience is required.
Pharmaceutical experience is preferred.
Strong organizational and problem solving skills to understand and carry out assigned duties effectively
Strong written and verbal communication skills and professionalism are required
Ability to work and adapt in a fast pace environment
Knowledge of regulations for drug/pharmaceutical environment is preferred
Must be detail-oriented and have the ability to multi-task
Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word experience.
Sample handling experience (pull, log, enter in database, create labels, etc.) is preferred.
Physical Requirements of the Position:
On an average 8-hour day this position requires the ability to walk, sit and stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms at or above shoulder height and below waist height, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch; talk, hear, and smell. This position requires the ability to lift up to 40 pounds. Specific vision requirements including reading of written documents, visual inspection of materials and use of computer monitor screen frequently.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
Sample Logistics Technician
Together, we are creating a dynamic products and services company, dedicated to supporting research that makes a real difference to people’s lives. Consider joining us as a Sample Logistics Technician in Somerset, NJ!
We are committed to providing our customers with exactly what they need, from outsourced single studies and the supply of animal models and services, to managing complex programs and the development of long term strategic partnerships. To drive our business forward, we pride ourselves in recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for… making a difference in people’s lives. We are evolving to become an outstanding company that will challenge our competitors and be the best company to work with…and for. Come and join us - we have an exciting future ahead!
The Opportunity The position is laboratory based with an emphasis on sample processing via centrifugation to separate and aliquot plasma or serum. Responsibilities also include sample storage, tracking, and maintenance of all freezers and laboratory equipment.
The Laboratory Technician will participate in all aspects of sample processing and data preparation in support of pre-clinical and clinical studies while working within a lab that complies with GLP/GCP regulations. This position will also interact with other groups within the facility such as Toxicology Operations, Safety Assessment as well as all Bioanalytical laboratories responsible for assay development, validation and sample analysis.
How you will contribute to make a difference Performs centrifugation of blood samples and processing for various sample types as required (i.e. blood and urine). Receive and unpack shipments of pre-clinical and clinical trial samples. Perform verification of sample identity with supporting documentation.
Inform Project Management and analyst of discrepancies and any sample shipment issues. Ensure sample integrity and quality through all phases of processing and storage. Register samples using a LIMS system.
Generate labels and worklists for sample analysis Organize aliquots and allocate samples for required analysis. Prepare all assigned study documentation. Ensure all data is reviewed and deviations are written in a timely manner.
Record all metrics for study related work. Ensure timely data submissions to meet reporting timelines Inventory, prepare and package samples for shipment, transfer or disposal with all required documentation Performs and maintains inventory of all general use laboratory supplies Performs routine daily maintenance of all general use laboratory equipment Participate in mandatory rotational coverage for late night, weekend and holiday hours Is this you? If so, apply today! A minimum of 1 year relevant work experience Knowledge of the use and maintenance of centrifugation equipment Experience with separating and aliquoting plasma/serum Experience with sample storage, management and LIMS Must be able to multitask and stand for long periods of time Excellent organizational and communication skills and a high degree of attention to detail Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Experience with Laboratory Information Systems (LIMS) a plus Experience with biological sample shipments Able to work in a matrix team environment. Flexible with schedule Experience with GLP/GCP data recording a plus Envigo is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
Req ID:* 6038 Location: Princeton, New Jersey
Department/Division:* Bioanalytical & Translational Sciences
Assistant Scientist, Sample Preparation (Future Opportunities - Ithaca, NY)
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PURPOSE Works under close supervision from higher level Scientific and Project Management staff. Performs a variety of technical procedures such as routine sample preparation, method development/optimization and troubleshooting experiments. Also prepares routine solutions and reagents. Assists in maintaining laboratory equipment, supports lab safety, and complies with Quintiles procedures and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) requirements, as applicable.
Prepare biological samples for quantitative and qualitative analysis. May assist with method development and validation.
Responsible for providing clear communication with the Scientific, Project Management and LC/MS/MS teams.
Prepare stock and working solutions/standards and QC samples. Aliquots control matrices.
Weigh reference compounds, if respirator-certified.
Make and record observations, perform calculations, and collect and prepare data for evaluation.
Document all project work according to Quintiles and GLP processes and procedures, as applicable.
Perform pipette maintenance and verification, and other laboratory maintenance as required.
Assist in maintaining adequate supplies.
Maintain housekeeping standards for work area.
May work with automated instrumentation.
May interface with Laboratory Operations to request and return study samples.
May use LIMS system to schedule samples, set-up and edit worklist and manage bioanalytical data.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledgeable in basic chemistry and/or biology.
Ability to perform accurate and precise processing of client samples.
Ability to follow written and oral scientific directions.
Ability to adhere to Company and client Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
Ability to complete documentation per Company guidelines and GLP requirements, as applicable.
Ability to multitask and maintain an organized work area.
Ability to work well with others and independently.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
Excellent attention to detail and communication skills.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE High School with 4 years’ experience in a laboratory environment; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Extensive use of micropipettes requiring repetitive motion of hand and wrist.
Standing or sitting for extended periods of time as work permits.
May be required to lift 20lb loads on an infrequent basis.
Ability to wear PPE, as required.
Will work with general laboratory reagents and research compounds. EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Primary Location: USA-New York-Ithaca
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sample Management Associate is responsible for performing all assigned and routine document related tasks in accordance with Intertek SOPs and relevant regulatory requirements to include Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). The Sample Management Associate is responsible for receiving, processing, storing, and retrieving project samples appropriately and promptly.
RESPONSIBILITIES: · Ensure that all samples received include proper documentation. Communicate the lack of a manifest immediately to the responsible individual. · Reorganize and label client samples following Intertek SOPs. · Report any discrepancies to the responsible individual. · Work closely with the sample reconcilers to ensure proper handling and processing of all samples. · Populate or upload the sample manifest into the appropriate LIM System. · Return and dispose of samples promptly. Ensure that all samples transferred in and out of the freezers are correct and documented appropriately. · Keep the freezers accurately inventoried and organized. · Scrape and clean out freezers as needed to ensure sample integrity and proper functioning. · Alert the project teams of samples that have been received for protocols in the lab to allow them to get on the revenue tracker. · Perform other related duties as assigned, including filing, photocopying, and scanning. · Responsible for general lab safety with regard to employees and clients.
QUALIFICATIONS: · High School Diploma required. · Demonstrated ability of high attention to detail. · Entry level position. · Proficient in Microsoft Excel. · Must be able to focus on detail for extended periods of time. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: · Working in a biohazard laboratory or other laboratories known to contain radioactive or other potentially harmful chemicals · Continuous sitting, upward and downward flexion of neck; fine finger dexterity and light to moderate finger pressure to operate keyboard, equipment controls, pipetting and other office equipment. · Frequent side-to-side turning of neck, walking, standing, bending and stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting at waist, moderate wrist torque to twist equipment knobs and dials; lifting objects weighing up to 20 lbs. from below waist to above shoulders and transporting. · Occasional squatting, kneeling, reaching above and at shoulder height, moderate grasping to manipulate reference books and manuals; lifting objects weighing 20-35 lbs. from below waist to above shoulders and transporting distances up to 50 feet. · This position requires working in a dynamic laboratory environment and coordinating your activities with the activities of other laboratory personnel. In situations of unusually heavy workload or fast turnaround requirements, overtime on weekdays and/or weekends may be assigned.
This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties. ABOUT INTERTEK:
Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market. We promote a culture where motivated customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment and reach their highest potential. Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance plans; 401(k) Plan with company match; Paid Time Off (vacation, sick, holiday); Flexible Spending Account (FSA); Employee Assistance Program (EAP); Tuition Reimbursement; and more.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Auto req ID: 13878BR
Country: United States
State or Province: California
City: San Diego
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