Shipping And Sample Management Supervisor II

Hiring By - Biostaffic


United Kingdom

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Are you looking to take the next step in your career?
Are you looking for a supervisory / people management role?
Labcorp Drug Development is a global, world-leading Life Sciences Contract Research Organisation that provides dedicated and fully comprehensive laboratory testing and drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry.
At Labcorp Drug Development, we offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring medicine to market sooner, as Labcorp Drug Development has helped pharmaceutical and biotech companies develop one-third of all prescriptions medicines in the market today.
The Role
Our site in Huntingdon is currently recruiting for a Supervisor to join the Logistics and Sample Management team.
The Supervisor is accountable for developing, monitoring, and reporting of metrics for the shipping/logistics and sample management function. Additionally you will maintain relationships with Supplier, Couriers, Government Agencies, and all international stakeholders.
Key Skills Of The Role Include
  • People Leadership: Manages a group of employees in Operations, and coordinates performance of allocated duties.
    • Spend 40 - 60% of time in the SM&A area coaching, mentoring and working with staff to complete daily tasks.
    • Provides regular feedback and coaching for all direct reports.
    • Implements the PMD-process: objective setting, assessments, corresponding appraisal interviews, proposal of salary adjustments and of promotions
    • Learns to create the individual development plan of staff in co-operation with the line manager and monitors the staff development.
    • Learns how to and participates in the recruitment process for prospective new team members.
Essential Job Duties
  • Schedules and coordinates proactively and in conjunction with other groups or departments the daily activities of the group and liaises with other groups, sections and departments. Organizes necessary resources for conducting all relevant SM&A tasks
  • Assures appropriate communication within the group, particularly for dissemination of information (i.e.Study progress, Facility procedures, Quality, Health and Safety, Business Updates and any other departmental or company communications)
  • Understands and interprets study plans and identifies problems resulting from the study plan or during study conduct and takes appropriate action.
  • Optimizes existing and develops new techniques, methods for study conduct or non-study specific areas and supports their application.
  • Plans, organizes and participates in meetings (i.e. study start-up meetings, coordination meetings)
  • Performs quality controls, assures corrections of errors (incl. documentation) identifies potential problems and optimizes the quality control system.
  • Ensures maintenance of instruments and equipment is performed (i.e. maintenance, validation and calibration), ensures that non-performing equipment is removed and may maintain inventory lists and ensures replacement or new purchase on time.
  • Responsible for constructive responses to reports and questions from Study Direction, QAU, EH&S, clients or regulatory agencies in a timely manner. Performs corrective actions when needed.
  • Provides for safety and welfare of staff and supports/enforces Environmental Health and Safety Policies
  • May be asked to participate in global working groups.
  • Reports all animal welfare concerns and becomes involved in the resolution and appropriate corrective action, when necessary.
  • Provides support, training and guidance for less experienced staff.
  • Works under occasional supervision.
  • Performs other related duties as needed.
What Labcorp Drug Development Can Offer You
  • Competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including health cover, contributory pension and 5 weeks holiday
  • Unrivalled opportunities to develop a successful career in the scientific industry, utilizing multiple analytical techniques and building scientific knowledge
  • Unsurpassed career development opportunities. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you will be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning
  • Ability to work with a variety of different clients on wide ranging projects
  • B.Sc. or equivalent. Qualifications may be substituted for relevant work experience in a Logistics and Shipping
  • 3-5 years logistics and shipping experience
  • Prior line management or training experience preferred
  • Computing skills, including word processing and use of spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Office packages and Microsoft Project
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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Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • United Kingdom


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 14, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

Clear and confident health care decisions begin with questions. At Labcorp, we’re constantly in pursuit of answers. As a global leader of innovative and comprehensive laboratory services, we help doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, researchers and patients make clear and confident decisions. We provide insights and advance science to improve health and improve lives through our unparalleled diagnostics and drug development laboratory capabilities. Our more than 60,000 employees serve clients in over 100 countries, worked on over 80% of the new drugs approved by the FDA in 2022 and performed more than 600 million tests for patients around the world. Learn more about Labcorp (NYSE: LH) at
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