Archives Coordinator

Labcorp Drug Development
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Start date
18 Jan 2023
Closing date
17 Feb 2023

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Clinical Research, Clinical Operations
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

We are currently looking to hire a Archive Officer I to join our team in Harrogate.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team!

This is a 1-year fixed term contract role.

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of Sample Management and/or Archives responsibilities in compliance with appropriate SOP's and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), Good Clinical Practice (GCP) or Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations (as appropriate) in support of various Business Unit Operations. It is the responsibility of all employees to obey with all applicable regulations in the performance of their role and to ensure that services to both internal and external customers are provided in a timely manner or as agreed in Service Level Agreements.

Essential Job Duties:

List of all essential job duties shown below is intended to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties.

• Performs any combination of sample management and/or archive tasks, including labeling, receipt, transferring, tracking, inventory, archival, shipping, and disposal of samples and/or materials.

• Sample accession core tasks, including box opening, inventory/labeling, receipt/store, and pulls/returns.

• Uses tracking systems as appropriate to maintain sample and study integrity.

• Accurate protocol and relevant documentation interpretation (i.e., Sample Analysis Outline, client paperwork).

• Document and communicate discrepancies to appropriate personnel, and assists with problem solving.

• Maintain client and business confidentiality.

• Contributes to a cohesive team environment.

• Communicates effectively with internal and external customers.

• Supports process improvement initiatives.

• Ensures adherence to company Global/Regional/Local SOP's as appropriate.

• Complies with relevant Environmental, Health and Safety at work regulations and Company Policies.

• Competent with environmental system monitor as appropriate.

• Maintains storage units

• Ensures company procedures are followed in relation to security and access to relevant areas and data or sample integrity

• May assist with training and development relevant to grade

• Performs other duties as required from time to time.

• E. Principal Contacts and Scope of Communications

• Covance management and staff at all levels at location daily with regards storage/submission/retrieval of data, samples, or materials to/from sample management and archives.

• Regulatory Authorities on an infrequent basis assisting with presenting data/facilities for inspection.

• Clients at all levels infrequently in relation to sample management and archives.

• Vendors, Sponsors, Referral Laboratories

Travel is primarily to where: other ED sites

Education/Qualifications/Certifications and Licenses

• Relevant national level of education in comparison to High School Diploma or equivalent, CSE A level or equivalent.


• Able to work in a team as well as independently.

• Provide consistent good customer service.

• Ability to work under pressure and timelines.

• Ability to take up challenges.

• Strong detail orientation.

• Organizational skills.

rs, Referral Laboratories

Travel is primarily to where: other ED sites

Working Conditions:

• Physical requirements include, but not are limited to, standing, bending, reaching and lifting.

• Repetitive motion via samples and computer terminal.

• Lifting up to 25 kilos/50 pounds on a frequent basis.

• High volume and high production environment.

• Trained in handling potentially hazardous chemicals, infectious substances or materials, and approved to handle radioactivity (as appropriate).

• May work with -20ºC, -70ºC and refrigerated samples.

• Ability to manually handle heavy loads (up to half a ton/500kgs) using pump-jack equipment on an infrequent basis.

• Ability to operate a Fork-lift truck on an infrequent basis preferable (as applicable for site).

• Ability to climb stepladders with heavy boxes (up to 30lbs) to reach high shelves as required.

• Adhere to Covance safety procedures and Universal Precautions guidelines at all times.

Special Factors:

• Work is performed in a Laboratory environment and may be noisy.

• Exposure to potential contaminated substance(s).

• Mandatory immunizations and screening as required.

• Weekend and public holiday work may be required.

• Flexible working hours.

• Overtime may be required.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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