Sample Runner in Maryland Heights, MO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Sample Runner

Responsible for picking up and delivering samples to the appropriate location in compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements under the direction of trained personnel. Support will be provided for all groups at the site. A valid driver's license is required as deliveries will be made between buildings in the QC van. Responsible for maintaining the QC sample reserves.


0600 – 1630 Monday through Thursday

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure a safe and quality working environment through training, awareness, and compliance to safety guidelines and SOP’s.
  • Ensure that all necessary testing is carried out.
  • Pick-up and delivery of samples and documents to Quality Control testing laboratories.
  • Maintain Quality Control reserve samples.
  •  Driving from building to building.
  • Document tasks performed in appropriate logbooks, maintain and organize reserve room.
  • Maintain appropriate dress code to include use of proper safety equipment.
  • Waste handling and removal from the Quality Control Laboratories.
  • These tasks are performed on an as needed basis, and can vary depending on departmental needs.
  •  Report any cGMP and safety deficiencies, such as omissions from logbooks, deviations from procedures, safety concerns, and inappropriate behavior.
  • Certain information viewed on site, such as log books and standard operating procedures, can be considered confidential.


  •     High School Diploma
  •  Basic knowledge of a manufacturing facility.
  •  Familiarity with a cGMP environment and capable of following safety requirements and site procedures.
  • Valid Driver's License required.
  • Physically capable of lifting and carrying heavy objects (up to 50 lbs.) and able to perform varied manual task.

Working Conditions:

  • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
  • Responsibilities include the ability to lift up to 50 lbs., walk, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, push, pull, reach, balance, and climb stairs without accommodations
  • May be required to sit for long periods of time while performing duties.
  •  Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
  • Willingness to work in a team based environment.
  • Close attention to detail required.
  • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.