Sample Management Specialist

Eurofins USA
January 1, 2022
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


Company Description

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. Eurofins is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 55,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 50 countries. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2020, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 5.4 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description


The Sample Management Specialist will ensure the time-sensitive distribution of Quality Control samples. S/he will be responsible for sample inventory management as well as internal and external sample distribution, including storage and shipping under appropriate conditions. The weekend position is either a Sunday to Wednesday or Wednesday to Saturday shift with a10am - 9pm schedule.


  • Inventory management of Quality Control raw material, in-process, and final product samples, including inventory tracking and reconciliation.
  • Ensures timely sample distribution in support of Quality Control activities, including internal distribution and external shipping
  • Ensures proper storage of sample inventory and proper shipping conditions, as needed
  • Manage external vendors with respect to inventory management, including sample receipt and documentation
  • Support internal/external audits, as needed
  • Maintain current knowledge base of regulations, corporate policies, and industry best practices, trends, and standards to ensure that the function remains in compliance with applicable requirements
  • Packaging of samples using temperature controlled dewars, cold packs, and dry ice
  • Support QC ramp-up and other activities


Education and Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or 2+ years of relevant cGMP experience
  • Experience with inventory and/or logistics in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Detail-oriented with strong mathematical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong collaboration, time management, and organizational skills are required
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Excellent judgment and creative problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Hands-on laboratory experience with sample handling, inventory, and cryo-shipping

Additional Information

Position is full-timewith overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Philadelphia, PAare encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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