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Sample Coordinator

King of Prussia, PA, US
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    Summary

    This position will contribute to end-to-end preparation of all samples needed for testing to support cell and gene therapy manufacturing, quality control, and external clients. The Sample Coordinator is a member of the sample management team. This team is responsible for the processes involving sample receipt, sample tracking, sample inventory, sample disposal and sample logistics. This includes communicating with multiple departments within Center for Breakthrough Medicines and potentially external clients.

    Responsibilities

    • Ensure all incoming sample shipments are intact and record contents of shipments in Sample Control Logbook

    • Maintain sample integrity through logging, labeling and proper storage of samples

    • Initiate Sample Chain of Custody and certify all appropriate documentation is procured prior to release of samples to the Labs

    • Communicate with required parties missing information or other critical sample issues that need to be resolved

    • Assist with dispersing received samples to the correct testing departments

    • Manage updated inventory of samples in Sample Control Logbook

    • Maintain up to date training records on all procedures and protocols applicable to work duties

    • Adhere to all departmental SOPs, policies, safety procedures and protocols

    • Communicate discrepancies to appropriate personnel and assist with problem solving

    • Introduce and develop improvement ideas for the group

    • Understand and comply with GMP standards, EHS policies and regulations and ensure workspace and equipment is cleaned and maintained

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or equivalent. College Degree preferred

    • 3 + years of relevant experience

    • Process-oriented and analytical mind-set required

    • Exposure to or understanding of cGMP, ISO regulated environment is desirable

    • Excellent attention to detail with strong documentation and technical writing skills

    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, startup environment with tight deadlines

    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Word and Excel

    • Understanding of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) preferred

Sample Coordinator

King of Prussia, PA, US
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