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Laboratory Specimen Freezer Coordinator

Covance 4/24/2018 2:58:10 PM
JOB ID: 19353 Category: Facilities Maintenance
Regional, Singapore



Job Overview

Grow your career with a global organization

Do you have a passion in Science and are looking to for an opportunity to start your career in a global company that is recognised as a leader in the clinical research industry?

If so, and you want to work within a supportive and collaborative team, consider working at Covance as a Freezer Coordinator. In this role, you take the lead in:

1. Maintenance of the REES freezer alarm system

* oversee on time freezer maintenance repairs
* Communicate with vendors for scheduling and coordinating of freezer upgrade activities
* Ensure ongoing freezer storage capacity is available for incoming specimens
* Responsible for assessing associated freezer maintenance and purchase costs when applicable
* Responsible for CCLS resolution and facilitation of freezer issues with internal laboratory staff
* Develops, performs and maintains documentation tracking system (for calibration, etc.) in compliance with QA guidelines
* Responsible for global communication and participates in writing new and/or modifying existing SOPs when necessary

2. Maintenance of the Smart Specimen Discard Queue and Specimen Management functions

* Monitor and maintain Specimen Management specimen discard volumes.
* Communicates with internal laboratory staff and project management teams to ensure client discard requests meet SOP guidelines.
* Responsible for training staff on required job functions.
* Accurately documents all activities and keeps updated records per SOP/QA guidelines.

3. Monitor email, queries & tracking logs

* Keeps accurate audit trail records for client/customer review
* Monitor and ensure all customer service issues are resolved and preventative actions provided in a timely manner
* Coordinates and monitors progress within the work environment to ensure achievement of timelines and goals are consistently met
* Report and track metrics as determined by management within agreed timelines

Build your skills at Covance

Benefit from our Experience generating more clinical trial data than any other central laboratory in the world. You'll work beside extraordinary people and teams that together help bring life-changing medicines to market.

Why people choose to work at Covance

* Established processes and systems
* A clear path for career advancement in a collaborative setting
* Advanced education and training opportunities
* Exposure to a fast-paced global testing environment

What we're looking for

In this role you will join a team that is passionate about providing outstanding service delivery in a time pressured environment. To do well in this job you will have a facilities background and the ability to work in a collaborative team. While electrical maintenance Experience is preferred, a variety of different industry backgrounds and Experience will be considered.

Get to know Covance

Covance, the drug development business of LabCorp, is the world's most comprehensive drug development services company. Because of our broad Experience , from early research to commercialization, our more than 20,000 employees from across the globe are in a unique position to supply insights that go above and beyond testing. Our team's impact on healthcare is remarkable. Through their everyday work they've supported 100% of the top 50 drugs on the market and all the oncology drugs approved in 2016. Even though we span multiple businesses, we operate as one, sharing our knowledge to improve our efficiency and deliver on the promise of a healthier world.

Bringing new medicines to market requires bold ideas. That's why we empower our exceptional people with mentoring, in-depth training and tailored career planning. You'll have the opportunity to own your career journey and develop alongside supportive, industry leaders who are passionate about your individual success. At Covance, you'll discover your own extraordinary potential as you explore diverse projects and unique career paths across the drug development spectrum.

Join us and discover your energized purpose as we transform possibilities into reality for our clients—and your career.

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

- Diploma holder or equivalent

- Minimum 3 years working Experience
- Able to work in a team as well as independently.
- Dynamic attitude and ability to work under pressure.
- Ability to take up challenges.
- Strong detail Orientation
- Strong communication and organizational skills
- Ability to use several software packages i.e., Word, Excel, Access.

Special note:
- Saturday work may be required
- Overtime may be required
- Night duties may be required

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, SGP - Singapore


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).