WuXi AppTec Associate Sample Coordinator in St. Paul, Minnesota
This position is responsible for processing samples for assigned tests in compliance with GLP, GMP, and ISO standards including test sample log in and accountability.
Please note that the work schedule for this opening is: Tuesday-Saturday, 6:00am-2:30pm
Provides operational support for Sample Preparation/Sample Receipt activities, including but not limited to media preparation, cleaning, equipment/materials staging, and use of aseptic technique.
Receives incoming samples and reviews them for integrity to ensure they are sufficient for testing.
Coordinates time and resources to ensure efficient processing of incoming projects.
Review projects to ensure paperwork is complete and accurate.
Serves as client point of contact for clarification and questions that arise.
Initiates and maintains chain of custody of samples.
Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
Performs job-specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
May be required to assist in other departments as needed.
May be required to work holidays and weekends.
May be required to work overtime.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience / Education
Associate’s Degree or equivalent Bioscience experience
One year experience in a laboratory environment, preferably GLP/GMP, preferred
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
Proficient oral and written communication skills
Need to be able to clearly speak, read, write and understand English
Proficient in Microsoft (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook)
Knowledge of general research laboratory procedures, aseptic technique, and GLP/GMP regulations
Must be able to work in a lab setting with exposure to animals, biohazards, and chemicals
Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
Ability to stand, sit, and walk for long periods of time
Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach
Ability to push/pull 50 lbs. occasionally
Clarity of vision
Ability to identify and distinguish colors
Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions and good manual dexterity
Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability
This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.
Job ID: 2018-4400
External Company Name: WuXi AppTec Inc
External Company URL: http://wuxiapptec.com
Street: 2540 Executive Dr