Toronto, Ontario – Lab Coordinator

Reports to: Manager, Operations

Position Summary:

As a Lab Coordinator, you are responsible for supporting the VP, Laboratory Operations with coordinating and continuously improving lab activities, operations, supply chain archiving and performing supportive administrative duties as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Sample Accession: Receiving, storage and tracking of study samples.
  2. Supply Chain: Responsible for ordering, follow-up and maintenance of general lab supply inventories and lab storage room.
  3. Study Archiving: Compile, store, pack/box, verify, ship and retrieve records and data and any other administrative documents.
  4. Database Maintenance: Such as, but not limited to, study samples, reference standards, pipette verification/calibration and staff scheduling.
  5. Study Documentation Review: Including verification of good documentation practices and QC review of logbooks and data.
  6. Report writing.
  7. Preparation of reagents, stock solutions, mobile phase, reference standard weighing and perform sample extractions.
  8. The ability to work towards deadlines due to the time pressured nature of some studies.
  9. The ability to utilize word processing, databases, spreadsheets and specialized software on personal computers.
  10. Flexibility in working outside of contracted hours and weekends on a rotational basis.
  11. Communicate discrepancies to appropriate personnel and assist with problem solving.
  12. Coordinate and support lab activities and operations and any other supporting duties as assigned on an as needed basis.

In addition to General Responsibilities, the following are additional responsibilities in regards to the conduct of GLP and Non-GLP studies:

  1. Generates analytical test results in compliance with all current SOPs, protocols, study plans and applicable GLP (OECD), EMA, ICH, FDA and TPD requirements.
  2. Documents and communicates any deviations to these instructions directly to the Principal Investigator (for GLP studies) or Study Director (for Non-GLP studies).
  3. Records raw data promptly and accurately and in compliance with the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practice.
  4. Exercises health precautions to minimize risk to him/herself and to ensure the integrity of the study. Communicates to the Laboratory Management any relevant known health or medical condition so he/she can be excluded from operations that may affect the study


  • Sc. or College Diploma in a related science/life science discipline
  • Experience may be substituted with education
  • Working knowledge of computers
  • Customer service skills including attention to detail, accuracy, confidentiality and communication skills
  • Experience working under GxPs

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