Sample Management Specialist Cell Therapy

Warren, NJ

Posted: 07/27/2022 Job Number: 21258115

Job Description

Onsite position

Project Description:
  • Responsible for movement of QC samples and materials in support of sample management in the CAR-T QC laboratories.
  • This includes, but is not limited to, sample collection and distribution, inventory control, chain of custody, sample tracking and delivery.
  • The Consultant, Sample Management is responsible for the movement and control of Quality Control (QC) samples and materials in support of the QC laboratories at the CAR T manufacturing facility in Warren, NJ.
  • This primarily includes, but is not limited to, sample collection and distribution, inventory control, chain of custody, sample tracking, documentation, and shipments within the cGMP operation for CTDO Developmental QC for CAR T.
  • Ensures the chain of custody of QC samples are maintained throughout the complete life span of samples: receipt, handling, storage, distribution, transfer, and destruction of QC samples at the site.
  • Maintaining sample tracking and chain of custody records in accordance with GMP requirements and written procedures.
  • Ensuring that obsolete or expired samples and materials are destroyed and disposed of according to written procedures.
  • Performing sample queries and periodic storage reports, as required.
  • Responsible for sampling clinical QC incoming materials in collaboration with warehouse personnel and CAR T QC incoming material team.
  • Initiating and performing investigations, Deviations/CAPAs/Change Controls related to sample management.
  • Prepares and presents continuous improvement projects to management.
  • Performs document review related to sample management.
  • Create and revise SOP, FORM, WP, and TRN related to sample management.
  • Provide range of support of QC services such as ordering and receipt of lab supplies.
  • Establish and maintain inventory of QC incoming material, QC material retain, QC samples and QC regulatory retains.
  • Coordinate and lead training for sample management.
  • Develop understanding and assembly of weekly process schedule assignment for drug product samples and incoming QC materials.
  • Assist in analytical sample trouble shooting and investigations as needed.
  • Demonstrate general understanding of root cause analysis and CAPA methodologies.
  • Maintaining metrics for the sample management group.
  • Facilitating cold chain transfers of samples, as required.
  • Assist with preparation and execution of equipment installations related to sample management.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's degree required, preferably in chemistry, microbiology, or related science.
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a GMP regulated environment.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
  • Sample management experience is a PLUS.
  • Experience with cold chain sample storage and transfer.
  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written).
  • Proficient with computer software programs/ applications and capable of preparing technical reports as required.
  • Ability to follow and apply global regulatory and GMP requirements.
  • Ability to follow, create, revise, and review SOPs.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to work independently for extended periods of time with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.
  • Working Conditions (US Only):
    • The incumbent should be able to work with cold clean room, or don proper gowning during sample transfer.
    • The incumbent should be able to periodically lift up to 50lbs when required in support of sample transfer, cleaning activities and equipment set up.
    • The incumbent should be able to distinguish colors and possess correctable vision to 20/20.
    • The incumbent will be working in a laboratory setting up to up to six (6) hours per day.
    • The incumbent will be working around biohazardous materials, including chemical agents up to six (6) hours per day.
    • This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position.
    • The primary duties and responsibilities are intended to describe those functions that are essential to the performance of this job.
    • This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.
    • There are other duties and responsibilities that are considered incidental or secondary to the overall purpose of this job.
    • Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by management.

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Michael: mlanzaro@alphaconsulting.Com


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