Essential Functions: The Supervisor, Biorepository is responsible for the ongoing management of the Biorepository operations to support organizational growth through strategic planning, metric analysis, and process improvement in accordance with business policies and Standard Operating Procedures.Essential Functions Include:Provide day-to-day direction to assigned staff in the Biorepository department. Plan, organize and assign work, ensuring department objectives are attained. Evaluate and deliver ongoing and annual performance reviews. Mentor and provide coaching and counseling, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Maintain authority for personnel actions. Responsible for verification of all assigned Incident Reports and tracking/assistance for those assigned to direct reports. Oversee processes for improving and monitoring inventory accuracy, monitoring delivery of materials, and identifying and removing obsolete materials from the Biorepository. Establish and manage metrics that measure compliance to inventory control policies and procedures at the Biorepository. Assist Biorepository director with trend reporting. Prepare monthly reports. Ensure monthly reports/forms are completed and reviewed. Ensure proper quality control in specimen handling and shipping. Review and investigate non-conforming Quality Control data. Maintain equipment and storage tanks in the Biorepository. Maintain Biorepository alarm system. Perform preventive maintenance, validation/verification, and calibration of biorepository equipment.Perform training and certification for new biorepository employees and other areas as needed. Oversee and conduct employee cryogenic safety training; ensure biorepository compliance with safety requirements. Prepare, administer, and monitor proficiency testing. Maintain and review quality records and Service Requests.Assist with the management of the distribution process, including coordinating deliveries, maintaining distribution records, and managing vendors.Participate in external and internal audits as they pertain to the Biorepository Department. Act as an internal auditor for other areas as needed.Conduct direct report meetings and biorepository meetings as required. Attend various monthly meetings and participates on committees as needed.Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry or related field of study. Equivalent experience will be considered.Five years' biorepository and/or laboratory experience.Ability to accurately transcribe data from electronic or paper records to a computer database. Basic knowledge of common computer software. Strong attention to detail. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.Ability to solve immediate problems, escalating where appropriate. Sees individual tasks through to completion and respond effectively to clear directions, following set procedures.
Internal Number: 76_206878
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