Octapharma Plasma, Inc.


Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0140
Post Date 1/12/2018
Title Sample Management Supervisor
City Charlotte
State NC
Position Type full-time
LIMS – Sample Management – Laboratory

We are seeking a Sample Management Supervisor to support our new, state of the art laboratory. This lab is slated to test over 4 million samples annually. Reporting into the Technical Operations Manager, this position will reviews information that has been entered into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to ensure it accurately reflects the laboratory requirements. You will maintain and expand knowledge of new or revised requirements and perform follow up actions to notify individuals when information is inaccurate and offers guidance on corrections.

Hours for this position will be 10am-7pm or 9am-6pm, Monday-Friday.

Additional responsibilities of the Sample Management Supervisor role include:

  • Manages and coordinates receipt and processing of samples through to discard.
  • Assists Sample Management staff and laboratory staff with understanding requirements for LIMS information.
  • Demonstrates expertise in all of the sample receipt and accessioning tasks including: opening, entering, tracking, labeling, shipping, and disposition of samples.
  • Performs follow up actions with Sample Management staff to review and correct errors.
  • Responsible for reviewing and assigning work.
  • Researches, troubleshoots, and follows-up on customer inquiries and problems.
  • Troubleshoots and assists department employees in resolving problems.
  • Maintains and expands an extensive working knowledge of how and what information must be entered into LIMS to ensure that requirements are met.
  • Identifies trends or recurring errors and recommend preventative actions to the manager.
LIMS – Sample Management – Laboratory

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates of this role must offer a Bachelor’s degree in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution. You must offer strong organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills.

Other requirements of the Sample Management Supervisor role include:

  • 1-2 years of directly related experience in Sample Management, Laboratory operations or equivalent. 
  • Demonstrated experience working in a highly regulated environment.  Understanding of regulatory compliance and basic quality systems under CLIA, GMP ISO, or related standards.
  • Strong customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality and communication skills.
  • Effective conflict resolution skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, including the ability to be flexible to changing priorities, and to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to schedule and plan workloads, implement systems and projects that align with strategic objectives of the company.
  • Must be willing and able to work 10am-7pm or 9am-6pm, Monday-Friday.
  • Willingness to work diverse shifts and overtime as required as well as on-call rotation. 
LIMS – Sample Management – Laboratory


At Octapharma Plasma we believe in our employees who have the passion and ability to make a difference to the quality of life of their communities. The individual growth and success of each and every employee at Octapharma Plasma is an integral part of our continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Other benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) contribution and matching program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Recognition programs


LIMS – Sample Management – Laboratory
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