Specimen Management Technician I - Histology

Location : Location US-MO-Maryland Heights
ID 2024-4643
Research and Science
Full Time - Permanent


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.


Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


Responsibilities and Duties



· Enter data into databases

· Follow SOPs and other applicable laboratory or company procedures

· Maintain confidential information



· Interact with the community and employees

· Support and participate in other company initiatives as directed by senior management

· Perform other duties as assigned



· Receive incoming histology materials and purchased products

· Coordinate block, slide, tissue and necropsy set up shipments, including courier deliveries

· Prepare blocks, slides and tissues for onsite archive

· Unpack and examine histology samples/materials received, verify against packing slips, complete inventories/logs as necessary and place in established locations

· Maintain Histology chemical/reagent/test article receipt logs

· Label Histology supplies and maintain inventories

· Package materials and label boxes as required

· Maintain stock reagents, chemicals and materials

· Manage hazardous waste and central accumulation area

· Follow all company safety requirements


Performance requirements


· Demonstrate an understanding of SOPs and Good Laboratory Practice regulations (21 CFR, Part 58) as these relate to study-specific services provided, this job description and general facility operations

· Demonstrate proficiency in the use of relevant computer systems, specifically MS Excel, Word, and Outlook

· Document all GLP, GCP, and process training, provide a CV and ensure that his/her training file is kept current


Physical Activity

· Moderate physical activity This position will require frequent walking, sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time, carrying, heavy lifting (max. 50 lbs.), reaching while standing, gripping and twisting hand movements, finger control and other general repetitive motions (for more than four [4] hours per day)

· Able to wear latex or nitrile gloves, dust mask or respirator, and safety glasses as required.

· Ability to read and understand applicable materials

· Manual dexterity to operate laboratory equipment and calculator/computer


Education and experience

· High School Diploma or GED, with lab and GLP experience preferred

· Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)


Skills and abilities

· Organized

· Able to multitask

· General Microsoft office skills

· Able to communicate with management, co-workers and other team


Inotiv has been named a 2023 Top Workplace! Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.





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