Senior Logistics Coordinator / Senior Sample Coordinator - Sample Management , LIMS , GMP

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

CA-Foster City-FSP Foster City CA


Submission for the position: Senior Logistics Coordinator / Senior Sample Coordinator - Sample Management , LIMS , GMP - (Job Number: 173138)

In labs and health care facilities worldwide - HERE WE ARE

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our customers through our collaborative approach, including PPD Laboratories FSP. PPD Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our customers to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As aSenior Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible and accountable for the receiving, processing, storing, tracking,-shipment and delivery, return drug accountability, reconciliation and destruction of clinical samples. You will be responsible for logistics coordination of an average of around 10-15 stability studies as well as Research and Development sample inventory. This candidate will manage day to day coordination activities in absence of a Logistics Manager all while working onsite at a customer lab facility.

Additional responsibilities while working onsite at a major biopharmaceutical client site:

Coordinate sample submission workflow from receipt to disposal in LIMS

Maintain Non-GMP (Research) Sample room inventory

Ensure all materials going into the lab are appropriately labeled by conducting reviews

Coordinate, handle, verify, label, store, track, and pull Research and Development stability samples

Verify, update, and maintain Development Stability Study Setup template status reports and Outlook reminders/updates

Distribute samples to various labs

Support third party contract lab shipping of samples and receiving

Reconcile sample inventory based on criticality of samples

Ensure all work is performed /documented in a GMP compliant manner and per applicable regulatory requirements

Facilitate communication and updates to Sampling Plan documents

Route sample plans change requests, track and escalate as necessary to area management

Develop strong relationship with lab personnel.At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition team will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

In labs and health care facilities worldwide - HERE WE ARE

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry and continues to deliver innovative solutions to our customers through our collaborative approach, including PPD Laboratories FSP. PPD Laboratories FSP is a unique partnership that allows our customers to leverage the experience of our PPD staff, while allowing you, the employee, to gain direct experience working onsite at a pharmaceutical/ biopharmaceutical company, all while maintaining full-time benefits/advantages of being a part of PPD.

As aSenior Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible and accountable for the receiving, processing, storing, tracking,-shipment and delivery, return drug accountability, reconciliation and destruction of clinical samples. You will be responsible for logistics coordination of an average of around 10-15 stability studies as well as Research and Development sample inventory. This candidate will manage day to day coordination activities in absence of a Logistics Manager all while working onsite at a customer lab facility.

Additional responsibilities while working onsite at a major biopharmaceutical client site:

Coordinate sample submission workflow from receipt to disposal in LIMS

Maintain Non-GMP (Research) Sample room inventory

Ensure all materials going into the lab are appropriately labeled by conducting reviews

Coordinate, handle, verify, label, store, track, and pull Research and Development stability samples

Verify, update, and maintain Development Stability Study Setup template status reports and Outlook reminders/updates

Distribute samples to various labs

Support third party contract lab shipping of samples and receiving

Reconcile sample inventory based on criticality of samples

Ensure all work is performed /documented in a GMP compliant manner and per applicable regulatory requirements

Facilitate communication and updates to Sampling Plan documents

Route sample plans change requests, track and escalate as necessary to area management

Develop strong relationship with lab personnel.At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!

What To Expect Next

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition team will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

Education and Experience:High / Secondary school diploma in a scientific field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification with preference to Bachelor's degree in a scientific field

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 4 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Prior Sample Management and/or inventory management experience a plus

Prior experience in Quality Control and compliance a plus

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific field

Strong background with LIMS

Prior Sample Management and/or inventory management experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong knowledge of the complete clinical supplies life cycle (i.e., manufacturing, packaging, labeling, import and export, storage and handling, distribution and delivery, return and reconciliation, final destruction)

Knowledge of cGMPs, safety regulations, and data integrity.

Strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure

Sstrong computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, and Microsoft Word is required. LIMS strongly preferred

Experience working in a team environment, adaptability, self-motivation, and positive attitude

Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company procedures

Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving/decision making skills.

Strong organizational skills required.

Focus on customer service aligned with highest standards of quality and excellence

Very strong communication skills both written and verbal

Fluent in English (verbal and written)

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds

Able to work in non-traditional work environments

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Keywords: "sample management" , "GMP" , "LIMS"

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Education and Experience:High / Secondary school diploma in a scientific field or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification with preference to Bachelor's degree in a scientific field

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 4 years) or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Prior Sample Management and/or inventory management experience a plus

Prior experience in Quality Control and compliance a plus

Preferred Experience:

Bachelor's degree in a scientific field

Strong background with LIMS

Prior Sample Management and/or inventory management experience strongly preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong knowledge of the complete clinical supplies life cycle (i.e., manufacturing, packaging, labeling, import and export, storage and handling, distribution and delivery, return and reconciliation, final destruction)

Knowledge of cGMPs, safety regulations, and data integrity.

Strong attention to detail and ability to work under pressure

Sstrong computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, and Microsoft Word is required. LIMS strongly preferred

Experience working in a team environment, adaptability, self-motivation, and positive attitude

Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company procedures

Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving/decision making skills.

Strong organizational skills required.

Focus on customer service aligned with highest standards of quality and excellence

Very strong communication skills both written and verbal

Fluent in English (verbal and written)

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and well-being of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds

Able to work in non-traditional work environments

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Keywords: "sample management" , "GMP" , "LIMS"

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