WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Study Director

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-4543
  • Overview

    Responsible for all aspects of assigned studies performed within the Chemistry department at WuXi AppTec. The Associate Study Director serves as the interface between the St. Paul facility, Subcontract Laboratories and the Sponsor in terms of study organization, execution, and final report construction. With assistance from senior employees, the Study Director will handle resource planning, sponsor communication and data interpretation to complete the assigned studies on time.  The Associate Study Director will also assist Senior Study Directors with more complex custom studies.

    Responsibilities

    Standard Studies

    • Interact with internal and external clients. 
    • Manage standard studies independently.
    • Serve as the primary contact for the customer, and keep the customer informed of any unforeseen events or issues with assistance.
    • Ensure assigned studies are completed on time.
    • Troubleshoot unforeseen issues that may occur and coordinate preemptive solutions with assistance.
    • Address client questions and concerns with assistance.
    • Ensure coherence of a clear, well-organized, scientifically sound report.
    • Interact with technical staff to ensure protocol compliance and study validity.

    Custom Studies

    • Assist Senior Study Directors with managing custom studies.
    • Assist with quote preparation and tracking.
    • Assist with sample preparation and extraction, as needed.
    • Transport samples and documents between WuXi AppTec buildings.
    • Assist Senior Study Directors with protocol writing.
    • Prepare study folders for the lab and update study tracking systems.
    • Assist with day to day study monitoring activities.
    • Prepare study reports for Senior Study Director review.

    General

    • Understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • Understanding of applicable guidance (ISO, BPOG, E/L, etc.)
    • Provide input for process improvements, best practices, standard operating procedures, and training.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
    • Contribute to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Perform job specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International. Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Required to be available via cell phone or email after work hours, and on weekends.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education

    • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Scientific Field (Chemistry Preferred)
    • Analytical laboratory experience preferred

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Effective customer service and communication skills.
    • Understanding of basic analytical techniques.
    • Able to multitask and maintain attention to detail in a fast-paced environment with some management oversight.
    • Critical thinking.
    • Scientific aptitude.
    • Need to be able to clearly speak, read, write, and understand English.
    • Strong Technical writing skills utilizing appropriate scientific terminology.
    • Experienced with Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook).

     

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must be able to work in environment with minimal noise levels
    • Clarity of vision
    • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions
    • Inside working conditions

     

    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

     

    This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management

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