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Biosample Operations Lab Technician

The Fountain Group South San Francisco, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Receives study samples via the receiving dept. and/or couriers into BRM Operations, including unpacking and checking of received samples.
  • Performs inventory of inbound shipments, logs samples into sample management databases and manages sample discrepancies as necessary, with support from BRM Project Support.
  • Ensures that samples are managed and stored according to protocol requirements and BRM Operations best practices.
  • Sets-up and prepares outbound shipping requests and related documents within agreed timelines, packs samples for dispatch according to the applicable transport regulations.
  • Organizes and tracks sample shipments to internal and external analytical laboratories, arranges for appropriate transport, liaises with Couriers or local shipping department, as appropriate.
  • Destroys samples in accordance with applicable guidelines on request.
  • Follows appropriate GCP lab guidelines
  • Works in accordance with all applicable Controlled Documents (e.g. SOPs, Working Instructions, Working Documents), as appropriate, to complete sample handling & processing activities and according to local health and safety rules Maintains a neat working environment in laboratory work areas.
  • Completes, files, and archives all relevant study documentation according to the applicable controlled documents Ensures that the BRM sample management databases are maintained up to date and are in accordance with the completed study activities and sample status Liaises with Project Support, as needed, to provide status updates on study related activities to BRM customers Coordinates with other BRM Operations staff on study related issues.
  • Escalates issues to local supervisor or Sr. BLA as appropriate, to obtain guidance and direction.
  • Supports the Lab Head and the Biosample Operations Lab Supervisor in implementing new processes, systems and SOPs/guidance.
  • Monitors freezers (e.g. temperature monitoring, issue logs, maintenance, freezer space & organization etc.) Provides administrative support to the functioning of the lab, as appropriate (use of ordering system, manage consumables, maintain inventory lists etc.)
  • Skills: Experience, Skills, Knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience working in a laboratory managing clinical or non-clinical samples Experience in utilizing a variety of analytical platforms and instrumentation Proficiency with PC computer systems, including email and calendar applications and MS Office.Good organizational, multitasking, and prioritization skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills Requires attention to detail, and accuracy in data entry, while maintaining study timelines.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills, paired with partnering and performance skills.
  • Team player with demonstrated good interpersonal skills and an ability to build effective working relationships within functional area.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and to tight timelines Customer orientated mind-set Good level of initiative and the ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Computer skills in laboratory informatics systems and data processing Experience working in multi-cultural teams
  • Keywords:
  • Education: Minimum: Associate Degree in science or equivalent recognized qualification and/or 1-2 years of experience in similar sample handling and processing laboratory environment.
  • Preferred: BS with at least 3 years of experience in molecular biology technics applied in a pharmaceutical/biotech company
  • Skills and Experience:
  • Required Skills:
  • GCP
  • Additional Skills:
  • SOPS

The Fountain Group

The Fountain Group is a professional staffing firm specializing in providing contingent workforce solutions for a wide array of industries. The Fountain Group has been identifying and matching top talent with Fortune 100 – Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States and Canada since 2001, and has received numerous awards throughout the nation for our success within the MSP space. Looking for a new career, or a change from your current work environment? The Fountain Group gives you access to more opportunities in your area of expertise and allows you to gain advice and skills training that will help you advance in your chosen career field


South San Francisco, CA USA 94080
South San Francisco, CA
94080 USA