Job: Preclinical Operations Scheduler, Altasciences Preclinical Services, Everett, WA

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Job title:
Preclinical Operations Scheduler
Job location:
Everett, WA 98203 United States

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Career path:
Biopharma Research
Scientific Discipline:
Pre-Clinical Research

Job Description

Do you love animals? Are you passionate about research? Are you someone who can multi-task and maintain organization in a fast paced, changing environment? Can you work effectively and cooperatively in a team environment under significant time pressure? If you answered yes to any or all of the above this position may be what you are looking for!
The Operations Scheduler daily routine includes scheduling all Protocol-required tasks for in-life studies, ensuring proper placement of employees into specific study activities based on competency and responsibilities. Additionally, manage the department level study schedule and resources.
• Support Research Associate Supervisors, Study Supervisors, and Study Directors in the scheduling of all Protocol-required tasks for in-life studies, as well as any other departmental related task
• Create the employee daily task schedule based on each study schedule and the departmental needs, as well as employee availability
• Liaison with other departments in order to coordinate logistical challenges associated with the timing and collection of study-required tasks Involved in the departmental and site resource management evaluation and planning
• Assist with verification and posting of all generated schedules
• Be available to assist management with scheduling rearrangements in times of need (e.g., late doses, call-outs)
• Troubleshoot logistical challenges associated with workload and study execution
• May be involved in scheduling consultants and contractors for specialty procedures per Protocol or SOP requirements, as needed. Maintain consultant and contractor calendar as needed
• May be involved in the creation or the verification of the individual study schedule
• Assist in special projects as needed
• Education: Bachelor's of Arts (BA), Bachelor's of Science (BS) or prior relevant experience
• 3 plus years working in a research environment. Experience in a GLP environment preferred
• The ability to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Info Path, Access, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Able to adapt easily to new software programs
• The language skills required include, but are not limited to: the ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, software manuals, study documents, and procedure manuals; the ability to write routine reports and correspondence; and the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization
• Ability to understand and perform basic math
• Continual GLP training and training on applicable procedures and SOPs within the department

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(Job number: 3856257)