Group Lead - Retains and Inventory Management

Biology, Bio-Pharmaceutical, Development, Laboratory, Management, Materials, Quality Assurance
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


Piper Companies is seeking a Group Lead - Retain program and Lab Inventory in Summit, NJ to join a global bio-pharmaceutical company and assist with the development and commercialization of products for cancer treatment.

We are seeking a Group Lead for the Sample Management Group, and will be maintaining and tracking regulatory retains, overseeing the inventory of laboratory supplies and critical reagents, mentoring and training coworkers, setting weekly schedules, document writing, and sample tracking, delivery and destruction.

Responsibilities for the Group Lead :
  • Manage Regulatory Retains
  • Manage laboratory inventory of supplies and critical reagents
  • Responsible for the management of Retain materials; including chain of custody, receipt, storage, tracking, transfer and disposal following approved procedures
  • Perform and facilitate the required initial and routine sample inspections
  • Write SOPs for new processes and revise SOPs where needed
  • Train personnel on the CAR T Retain Management process and related SOPs
  • Ensure that materials which have reached their destruction dates are destroyed according to approved procedures
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify and implement process improvements
  • Lead team to manage raw material and product retain storage at all storage conditions
  • Collaborate as necessary between sample management, Incoming QC, Warehouse and Quality Assurance for the management of the retain samples
  • Direct operations oversite for all retain materials

Qualifications for the Group Lead:
  • 7-10+ years of relevant work experience in a regulated environment
  • Experience with sample storage and transfers; LIMS experience is a plus
  • Experience in a collaborative environment
  • Ability to communicate across all levels
  • Previous experience with Retains or LIM
  • Ability to follow SOPs and comply with cGMP requirements
  • Bachelor s degree in Life Sciences or related field preferred (Biology or Chemistry)

Compensation for the Group Lead:
  • $50-$55/hr; Salary is commensurate to experience
  • Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 401k plan

Please send all qualified resumes to Karen Pallone at

Dice Id : 10430981
Position Id : 27301
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