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Sample Management Lead

The Sample Management Lead fulfills all of the duties of a Sr. Sample Coordinator in addition to oversight, coordination, and continued development of the technical training needs of all sample coordinators. This position will work 1st shift (8am-4:30pm) and can be for Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday. Full benefits, paid-time off, opportunities for career growth, and a chance to make a positive impace on health are a few of the great opportunities this position can offer you!

Essential Function:
  • Mentors and assesses staff through the normal course of their daily duties.
  • Oversees scheduling of sample management staff and assists the AD, Ops Labs with oversight of the department.
  • Performs any or all Sample Coordinator functions to include oversight and performance of a variety of complex standard tasks and sample tasks (receipt, accessioning, routing, storage, aliquotting, shipping, discard, destruction, etc.) in support of the Sample Management department.
  • Oversees the scheduling of sample coordinators.
  • Assists management with oversight of the department.
  • Acts as back-up in the absence of management.
  • Acts as a technical liaison for project-specific sample-management procedures.

Company overview:

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health!

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Job Qualification:


Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a regulated laboratory environment
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and professional experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Basic understanding of GLP/GCP
  • Solid project management skillsComputer skills - specifically experience with use of databases
  • Familiarity with MS Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Effective time management skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Good leadership abilities
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving/troubleshooting abilities
  • Service mentality

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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