QC Sample Management Technician

Job Post Index 24E39E-Sy##
Location Devens, MA
Description: Description
  • Responsible for the movement and control of QC samples and materials, including in-process, finished drug product, characterization, retain, and stability samples processed through the QC laboratories.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, sample collection and distribution, inventory control, chain of custody, sample tracking, and sample delivery.
  • Handle test samples throughout the sample life cycle: receipt, storage, distribution, transfer, and disposal.
  • Facilitate cold chain transfers of samples.
  • Ensure samples and materials are appropriately labelled and maintain sample tracking, labelling and chain of custody records in accordance with regulatory requirements and written procedures.
  • Maintain inventory and distribution of QC samples and materials to functional groups as scheduled or requested.
  • Record performance metrics for the sample management group.
  • Support identification and implementation of process efficiencies.
  • Communicate effectively with management regarding task completion, roadblocks, and needs.
  • Working around biohazardous materials and may be exposed to fluctuating and/or extreme temperatures on occasion.
Skills: Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology or related science; OR
  • High school diploma/GED with 2+ years of relevant work experience, preferably in a regulated environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • Experience with cold chain sample storage and transfer in a GMP regulated environment is desirable.
  • Knowledge of basic electronic systems (email, MS Office, etc.).
  • Experience with LIMS and ELN computer applications preferred.
  • Able to perform light to moderate lifting and carrying objects up to 20 lbs.
  • Knowledge of regulatory standards as they apply to GMP laboratories is preferred.
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a high paced team environment and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers and department management.

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