Sample Management Coordinator/Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Sample Management Coordinator/Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Location: South Plainfield, New Jersey, United States of America

GENEWIZ is looking for a temporary Sample Management Coordinator/Shipping and Receiving Clerk to join our South Plainfield, NJ, Logistics team. This will be a 6-month assignment.

Position: Temp Sample Management Coordinator/Shipping and Receiving Clerk 

Location: South Plainfield, NJ

Why Work at GENEWIZ:

GENEWIZ is a place for people who want to have fun while making a difference by supporting genomics researchers through quality laboratory processing. We are proactive, committed to what we do, aspire to do more and have the potential for greatness!  We have a winning attitude and champion innovation, teamwork and accountability through a results-oriented, customer-centric, and fun work culture!  We are committed to the growth and development of our employees.  We are firm believers of promoting from within and many of our Managers started with GENEWIZ in entry-level positions. We offer competitive benefits ranging from work-life balance programs to comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance plans.

Our Sample Management Coordinator is:

A multi-tasker while keeping in mind the details.  They help us to carry-out shipment, receipt, tracking and handling of samples.  They partner with the sample management team to troubleshoot and resolve sample related issues.  They communicate with internal and external customers via email and/or phone and manage project tracking logs.  They use online tools for sample submission and data uploading.  They manage internal/external storage and shipping of samples.  They address, record and track communication related to project samples.  They work to manage tasks related to sample management for numerous customer accounts.  They help to provide administrative, internal and external support for distribution.

Customer focused.  The sample management coordinator understands both internal and external customer needs with empathy and knows that everything they do is making a difference.

The best at what they can be.  They are proactive, detail oriented, able to meet tight deadlines, and strive in fast-paced work environments.  They understand the big picture, while paying attention to the details. 

If you’re great at:

  • Paying attention to the details
  • Meeting deadlines and working under pressure
  • Learning and retaining new concepts quickly
  • Being an effective team-player committed to our goals

If you’re awesome at:                                                                                      

  • Being flexible and can work a flexible Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:30pm shift
  • Being open and adaptable to changes
  • Having fun while working to achieve goals

What you will need:

  • High School Diploma and 1+ years of related experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences is preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office programs including; Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Familiarity with LIMS and ERP systems is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; both verbal and written are essential

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