WuXi AppTec

  • Laboratory Coordinator

    Job Locations US-GA-Marietta
    Job ID
  • Overview

    The Laboratory Coordinator leads the orderly progression of projects from protocol development through project completion for single use and reusable medical device reprocessing studies.  Interacts with clients, account managers, laboratory personnel and WuXi AppTec subcontractors, and other Technical Services team members as appropriate.


    • Manages projects across functional areas with accountability for bringing project to fruition on time and on budget.
    • Serves as GLP Study Director for client sponsored GLP studies.
    • Maintains project documentation including records of communications, project schedules, sample chain of custody, laboratory data, results and reports.
    • Keeps clients updated in a timely manner regarding progress of project, decision points, and events through teleconferences, e-mails, site visits or other suitable means.
    • Informs internal resources of project updates ensuring timely communications.
    • Logs projects into STARLIMS and maintains correct pricing as per the executed contract.
    • Updates quotes to include any necessary changes in scope of project, ensures that testing is performed as per executed contract, and notifies Technical Services management of any scope changes to the executed contract.
    • Invoices projects as per the executed contract to ensure appropriate billing of all services.
    • Works with minimal supervision.
    • Performs some study analysis, data interpretation and reporting of results.
    • Receives minimal instructions on routine work & detailed instructions on new assignments.
    • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and 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.
    • May be required to work holidays and weekends
    • May be required to assist in other departments
    • Other duties as assigned


    Experience / Education       

    • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree
    • 2-3 years of relevant experience or equivalent
    • Experience in one or more of the following: Medical Device Reprocessing, equipment cleaning validation, steam sterilization validation, hospital disinfectant and sterilization practices, AAMI, ASTM, AATB, or AATCC chemistry and/or microbiology testing methods.

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required Ability to analyze and interpret data
    • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the contract laboratory testing business and effectively manages laboratory operations to address compliance, customer and business needs in a timely manner.
    • Ability to receive and comprehend and to effectively communicate detailed information through verbal and written communication.
    • Ability to make decisions based on a wide knowledge of factors where application of advanced or technical concepts is predominantly required. Has a strong working knowledge of the regulatory compliance.
    • Excellent problem solving, risk analysis and negotiation skills.
    • Proficient in Oral & Written communication skills
    • Need to be able to read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Excel, Word, Outlook)

    Physical Requirements:

    • Perform primarily sedentary work.
    • Must be able to work in an office environment with minimal noise conditions.
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Ability to stand / sit / walk for long periods of time
    • Ability to crouch, bend, twist, and reach
    • Clarity of vision; ability to identify and distinguish colors
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions

    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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