Scientist Logistics & Sample Management in West Point, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/12/2020

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Job #:  1047884

Scientist Logistics and Sample Management
Employee Responsibilities:
  • Support efforts in acquisition, qualification, testing, and implementation of sample materials through the physical sampling, labeling, distribution (import and export), and monitoring of these samples globally.
  • Serve as primary logistics coordinator for major vaccine and biologics franchises in BVA
  • Perform appropriate second scientist and second person review as required
  • Build and maintain Research LIMS specifications and specification lists for vaccine and biologics franchises
  • Serve as primary trainer and subject matter expert for BioInventory systems
  • As required, train on laboratory methods supporting key analytical method transfer activities.
  • Ensure all work is compliant with all regulatory expectations
  • Conform to current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) as they apply to the functions of the position.

The Ideal Candidate would possess:
  • Strong scientific and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in MS Project and MS Visio
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) skills with both English and ESL speakers
  • High level of attention to detail, in particular with the preparation of GMP documentation and the work associated with that documentation.
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Highly self-motivated, expected to contribute to the work and take ownership of projects
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies
  • Experience in classical biochemical assays and molecular biological techniques
  • GMP experience
  • Experience in statistical analysis using with JMP, Minitab, or Excel
  • Technical writing experience

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, or other related degree concentration with 2-3 years of related experience, or Master’s degree with 0-1 year experience.

What we offer:
  • Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Position is full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the ability to flex hours as needed to support manufacturing. Position will support manufacturing operations, therefore weekend and holiday work may be necessary. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of West Point, PA are encouraged to apply.
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