BioRepository Technician

The Opportunity

We are looking for a BioRepository Technician, working in the Biotechnology/Medical Devices industry in Pleasanton, California, United States.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Performs BioRepository Management duties for BioSpecimen Management, with meticulous attention to details. Works independently to receive shipments of human biological samples, verify sample integrity and data accuracy, process (centrifuge, aliquot, and pool) samples, consolidate inventory, retrieve and distribute samples, ship specimen collection supplies to partners, and monitor laboratory supply inventory.
  • Follows departmental work instructions, SOP’s, OSHA safety regulations and GLPs to perform assigned tasks. Duties include handling hazardous biological materials (BSL-2) as described above.
  • Works independently in a validated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), maintaining documentation in accordance with established procedures; performs basic database queries and creates new requests as needed.
  • Maintains a high level of organization to independently manage all aspects of complex service requests and thinks creatively to resolve challenges as encountered.
  • Works independently to communicate with diverse stakeholders, internal and external to Roche, regarding biological material shipments, schedules and discrepancies identified during the verification process.
  • Participates in laboratory certification and accreditation management activities, audit preparation, and team member recruitment activities.
  • Participates in required training related to position; takes personal responsibility for being current in all training activities.
  • Manages daily activities/responsibilities and assignments to meet business needs; establishes priorities using inputs from business requirements and/or internal customer needs.

The pay we are offering is 17 per hour. This position may present an opportunity to go permanent.

Our Client

Our client is an award-winning clinical development company.  Improving lives globally with 20+ years experience in clinical research and strategic resourcing.  Elevating results with proven strategies, comprehensive solutions, and customized delivery models.

Serving pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations.

Strong relationships provide you connections and access to great opportunities.  Industry expertise sets you up for success with helpful insights, career coaching, and professional training.  Grow and learn while you put your skills to work.  

Experience Required for Your Success
Position Requirements & Experience
  • HS diploma or GED required; some undergraduate biological science coursework or Certificate (e.g. Lab Tech, EMT, LPN) preferred
  • Atleast 6 months of handling human biological samples required
  • Requires work with dry ice, -80 degree freezers, and human biological samples
  • Ability to lift objects up to 30 lbs.
Personal Characteristics & Cultural Fit:
  • Good organizational skills are essential
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Results and goal-oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills; able to read, write and speak English
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment with efficiency; capable of handling multiple projects
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to consistently project a positive and professional attitude
  • Passionate about the importance of biorepository management
  • Proficient in using e-mail and a basic knowledge and willingness to perfect understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and adaptability
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
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