AbbVie Lab Head Sample Receiving and Sample Management in Ludwigshafen, Germany
Lab Head Sample Receiving and Sample Management
Germany, Rhinland-Palatinate, Ludwigshafen
Research & Development
In this role you will be leading a team of 2-4 people being part of a global organization which is tasked with preclinical and clinical sample logistics supporting the bioanalytical team locally but also serving other functional areas in all parts of R&D locally and globally. You will be part of initiatives to streamline and improve current business practices by e.g. the use of innovative software tools and high-end laboratory automation. Strong networking, team player but also leader skills will allow you to have an impact on pipeline projects.
Manages effective and efficient the sample receiving group and is responsible for sample life cycle management and planning of budget, investments and maintenance.
Assures sample life cycle management according to GLP and GCP requirements
Provides local site expertise for sample management processes and global shipping and logistics of pre-clinical and clinical study samples
Contact to business and sample logistics managers at other Abbvie Sites
Manage/coordinating CRO activities in terms of sample logistics globally
Works directly with Laboratory Business to understand specific business processes, drivers and strategy in order to determine best practices and also Laboratory-Automation solution(s)
Develops leads and reviews the creation and implementation of Laboratory Automation solution(s) that will enable the organization to achieve its business goals
Allies with other functional areas to assure effective communication on behalf of customers
Master of Science/PhD or successful completed profession in science or its equivalent in education and work experience
3 years of experience in biostorage or compound management
2-3 years of experience in life-science industry is a plus
Basic knowledge in chemistry and biology
Strong analytic thinking and problem solving skills, proven track record for tackling complex issues and problems, and ability to manage them to successful conclusions
Familiarity with GxP systems and CFR part 11 compliance and sound understanding of GLP/GCP
Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment, where results are achieved through incorporation of multiple points of view
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Fluent German and English, written and spoken
Programming knowledge and database mining experience is a plus
Basic experience in lab-automation is a plus
We are looking forward to your application. Please provide information about your salary expectations and possible start date in your motivation letter.
An equal opportunity employer. AbbVie welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.
Learn more about AbbVie Deutschland at www.abbvie.de . Visit www.abbvie-care.de for more information about the therapeutic areas in which we’re active.