Sample Management Coordinator

Sample Receiving & Processing · Lehi, Utah
Department Sample Receiving & Processing
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $16 to $19 per hour, depending on experience and degree

This is an excellent position for those who wish to seek a permanent position with potential for growth, learning, and development in a niche third-party laboratory industry. ARL is looking for a highly motivated, meticulous, and tech savvy team player with excellent communication and organizational skills to join our amazing Sample Management Team. The ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and stay cool under pressure are an absolute requirement. As a Sample Management coordinator,x you will receive, process, and prepare samples submitted for laboratory analyses to be delivered to the appropriate testing department, coordinate and oversee out-of-house testing, special projects, and set ups of new testing services offered in the lab. A background in a scientific field is a plus, but a great personality, positive attitude, and ability to work and communicate well with others are a must. Data entry, basic math, interpretive, and analytical skills are required. ARL's Sample Management Team must demonstrate excellent customer service and professionalism.


Job Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Log samples to assigned log number, and track samples received in ARL's laboratory information systems
  • Label and distribute samples to appropriate laboratory departments
  • Verify receipt of samples against Chain of Custody (COC)/Sample Submission Forms (SSF), ensuring accuracy, completeness, and correctness
  • Determine the priority level and appropriate testing procedures of samples following Sample Submissions forms submitted
  • Pick up and deliver samples, in addition to customer service
  • Perform splits and composites following laboratory and quality protocols
  • Process sample retention, and dispose samples and waste related to sample management
  • Process incoming and outgoing shipments and mail
  • Answer phone calls and process emails related to Sample Management
  • Read, understand, and follow applicable Standard Operating Procedure, including quality and safety procedures
  • Work closely with Partnerships Team to process samples and resolve concerns
  • Assist Team Lead and Manager in all sample management responsibilities
  • Report to Manager
  • Clean and organize department work space daily to promote clean, sanitary, and safe work
  • Conduct all client and team interactions in an appropriate and professional manner
  • Complete all sample Management tasks abs other projects assigned by leadership


Expectations and Requirements

  • Be technologically savvy
  • Be able to learn to operate and work with technology very quickly
  • Be willing to work extended hours if needed
  • Must have a good driving record and be in possession of a valid driver's license
  • Be able to learn LIMS systems and protocols rapidly
  • Be able to accurately enter data and process samples accurately
  • Be able to carry objects up to 50 lbs
  • Be able to communicate in English fluently and proficiently, in writing and orally
  • Be able to work in a high pressured environment where time is of the essence
  • Be able to comply with all processing protocols and follow directions accurately
  • Be able to work productively and efficiently in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be willing to work unpredictable hours, whenever necessary
  • Be able to work collaboratively with team members across departments
  • Be able to drive ARL vehicles for job duties (must have valid driver's license and good driving record)
  • Be able to pass drug testing and background check
  • Be able to execute and demonstrate ARL's values
  • Be able to understand and use general mathematics
  • Be able to communicate proficiently verbally and in writing in English
  • Be able to organize and pay attention to detail
  • Be willing to wear personal protective equipment provided and required by ARL



  • Completed high school diploma
  • Preferred: Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree

Compensation commensurates with experience.

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  • Location
    Lehi, Utah
  • Department
    Sample Receiving & Processing
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $16 to $19 per hour, depending on experience and degree