Associate Scientist - QC Sample Management

Summit, NJ 07901

Job Category: Research Job Number: 151572

Job Description

Job Title:               Associate Scientist - QC Sample Management

Location:               Summit, New Jersey, US

Job Type:               Contract

Duration:               12 Months

Job Description:

  • Shift: Sunday to Wednesday; 2 pm to midnight; 10 hours work per day on site. 3 days off in a week.

Purpose And Scope Of Position:

  • The Associate Scientist for QC Sample Management works with supervision and is responsible for the movement of samples and materials in support of the CAR T Quality Control laboratories. This includes, but is not limited to, sample collection and distribution, inventory control, maintaining chain of custody and sample tracking. The position is in a regulated environment following current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Good Documentation Practices (GDPs) and aseptic techniques.
  • This position will work weekends, or weekdays and some Holidays to support a 7 day a week operation.
  • Shifts are generally 4 days a week, 10 hours per day; Sunday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Saturday.

Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities:

  • Experience with sample storage and transfers
  • Ability to work on weekends or weekdays with flexible shift hours
  • Experience with LIMS sample management system; or equivalent is helpful
  • Experience with WORD, PowerPoint, Excel is helpful
  • Ability to don appropriate gowning and work in classified cleanroom environment
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Prior experience and ability to follow and apply Global Regulatory and cGMP requirements
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow, review and revise SOPs

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for movement of QC biological test samples including receipt, storage, distribution, transfer and disposal
  • Maintain sample tracking and chain of custody records in accordance with cGMP requirements and written procedures
  • Ensure that expired samples/materials are destroyed/disposed of according to written procedures
  • Performs sample queries and periodic storage reports as required
  • Assist management with investigations and deviations related to sample management
  • Collaborate with teams to identify and implement process improvements
  • Support sample management metrics
  • Facilitate cold chain sample transfers as required

QC Lab Inventory:

  • Assist with maintaining inventory of lab supplies, reagents, media, consumables, etc.
  • Liaise with supply chain, warehouse and lab services to ensure supply stocks
  • Ensure that materials are appropriately labelled and traceable as per appropriate cGMP, regulatory
  • requirements, and written procedures
  • Assist management with investigations and deviations related to lab inventory
  • Maintain 5S and FIFO principles as appropriate

Education And Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; preferably in a Science related field
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience; preferably in a regulated cGMP environment
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute

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Recruiter:         Debasis Banerjee


Phone:               678-785-3670

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