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Sample Coordinator (2nd Shift)

Employer
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location
Richmond, VA
Start date
Apr 12, 2024

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Job Description

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll discover meaningful work that makes a positive impact on a global scale. Join our colleagues in bringing our Mission to life - enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We provide our teams with the resources needed to achieve individual career goals while taking science a step beyond through research, development and delivery of life-changing therapies. With clinical trials conducted in 100+ countries and ongoing development of novel frameworks for clinical research through our PPD clinical research portfolio, our work spans laboratory, digital and decentralized clinical trial services. Your determination to deliver quality and accuracy will improve health outcomes that people and communities depend on – now and in the future.

Summarized Purpose:

Performs a variety of sample and standard handling tasks in support of the laboratory. Follows established SOPs and responds to requests from laboratory staff with minimal direction. Assists laboratory staff in following sample handling procedures and enforces these procedures as vital. Possesses a basic understanding of several portions of the overall sample/standard process.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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 vital, 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.Keys to Success

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

Benefits

We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. #StartYourStory with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued.

Apply today! http://jobs.thermofisher.com

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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