Job Opportunity: Stock Technician

JOB SUMMARY: You will be part of the operations team supporting the maintenance and supply of materials, facilitating the daily shipment of materials, assisting with product assembly and dispatch, ensuring that work is carried out accurately to the required standard in the agreed timescales and that inventory management systems/areas are maintained/updated in a timely manner.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Deputy Operations Manager

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience of inventory control, warehousing, international shipments, handling/working with biological substances or working in a controlled laboratory environment (GLP/GMP) is beneficial however full training will be provided.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assist in the management of stock and inventory systems to ensure accuracy levels are realised.
  • To support all operations teams in stock movement, build and shipping processes.
  • To follow processes to ensure consistency and accuracy across all Operational processes.
  • To complete paperwork accurately weekly e.g. BOM’s, MBRs, order/packing/requisition forms etc.
  • To support in the preparation of shipments and prepare packaging (labelling, boxes, panel packs and bags).
  • To support the tracking of shipments, coordinating or escalating issue resolution and provide shipping order status updates against delivery dates.
  • To transact materials timely ensuring inventory systems accurately reflect stock levels e.g. BIMS/WASP etc.
  • To support the movement/identification of stock and that locations, quantities and statuses are correct.
  • To support the collection and presentation of data clearly and accurately in a form that is easily understood (e.g. spreadsheets, SORs, reports, training etc)
  • To support strong relationships with both internal and external customers through all channels of communication.
  • To participate in surveillance activities such as tracking, trend analysis, complaints and other duties, immediately notifying supervisor/management of potential issues/concerns timely.
  • To support the maintenance of the laboratory and equipment used when carrying out the relevant processes.
  • To identify and propose areas for improvement (efficiency, performance, processes etc) defining the opportunity and potential benefits.
  • Accurately follow procedures/protocols as required in accordance with the company Quality System, and current departmental plans, and accurately complete all quality documentation timely as required.
  • Support and assist other members of teams/departments to ensure the effective completion of training and projects.
  • To be familiar with and adhere to the company’s Health and Safety Policy, carrying out any duties with due care and attention to personal health and safety and that of colleagues
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as required by Qnostics ltd.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • excellent attention to detail
  • an enthusiastic, motivated, flexible and proactive approach to working to schedules and meeting targets to deliver exceptional customer satisfaction & service
  • understand the importance of stock accuracy, following processes and traceability.
  • experience of international shipments, ideally of dangerous goods.
  • some knowledge in the handling/transit/storage of temperature sensitive biological materials.
  • excellent organisational & communication skills both orally and in all written forms
  • good IT & numerical skills including making effective use of Word and Excel
  • capability to multi-task and prioritise as and when required

OTHER: This role may require travel to and working at other operations within the business.

Salary is dependent on experience, please state salary expectation upon application.

Pension and Private Healthcare are provided.

The role will be full-time and based in Glasgow.

Click here to apply or contact info@qnostics.com.

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Investigation into the application of Droplet Digital PCR to cross-validate and standardise four human Adenovirus types in the absence of higher order standards

Presented at CVS 2017, 7th – 10th May

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CVS 2017

Join us in Savannah, Georgia at CVS 2017 from 7th – 10th May.

Visit booth 230 to claim your organisation’s voucher for a 60% discount on the following Molecular Quality Controls:

Blood-Borne Viruses: HBV Evaluation Panel, HBV Genotype Evaluation Panel, HCV Evaluation Panel, HCV Genotype Evaluation Panel, HIV-1 Evaluation Panel

Respiratory: ADV Medium ‘Q’ Control, ADV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, INFA Medium ‘Q’ Control, INFB Medium ‘Q’ Control, PINF Medium ‘Q’ Control, Respiratory Evaluation Panel

Transplant: BKV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, EBV Medium ‘Q’ Control, EBV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, HSV1 Medium ‘Q’ Control, HSV1 Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, HSV2 Medium ‘Q’ Control, HSV2 Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, JCV Medium ‘Q’ Control, JCV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel

We also invite attendees to have a look at our poster and welcome any questions: ‘Investigation into the application of Droplet Digital PCR to cross-validate and standardise four human Adenovirus types in the absence of higher order standards‘ – Liam Foley, Shubana Kazi, Sadhia Mohammed, Alastair Ricketts, Frank Opdam

Visit booth 230 or contact Nancy Cion, Caterina Netti, or Frank Opdam to arrange a meeting.

CVS 2017

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Performance Reproducibility of Positive Control Materials for Multiple Pathogens

Positive Controls

Presented at ECCMID 2017, 22nd – 25th April

 

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Standardisation of four types of human Adenovirus in the absence of a higher order standard

Presented at ECCMID 2017, 22nd – 25th April

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ECCMID 2017

Join us in Vienna, Austria at ECCMID 2017 from 22nd – 25th April.

Visit booth 93 to claim your organisation’s voucher for a 60% discount on the following Molecular Quality Controls:

Blood-Borne Viruses: HBV Evaluation Panel, HBV Genotype Evaluation Panel, HCV Evaluation Panel, HCV Genotype Evaluation Panel, HIV-1 Evaluation Panel

Respiratory: ADV Medium ‘Q’ Control, ADV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, INFA Medium ‘Q’ Control, INFB Medium ‘Q’ Control, PINF Medium ‘Q’ Control, Respiratory Evaluation Panel

Transplant: BKV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, EBV Medium ‘Q’ Control, EBV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, HSV1 Medium ‘Q’ Control, HSV1 Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, HSV2 Medium ‘Q’ Control, HSV2 Molecular ‘Q’ Panel, JCV Medium ‘Q’ Control, JCV Molecular ‘Q’ Panel

Qnostics is proud to present the following posters at ECCMID 2017:

  • Standardisation of four types of human Adenovirus in the absence of a higher order standard – Liam Foley, Shubana Kazi, Sadhia Mohammed, Alastair Ricketts
  • Evaluation of two commercial extraction platforms, easyMAG® and eMAG™, and impact upon amplification performance – Sadhia Mohammed, Shubana Kazi, Niall Haggerty, Alastair Ricketts
  • Performance Reproducibility of Positive Control Materials for Multiple Pathogens – Niall Haggerty, Sadhia Mohammed, Shubana Kazi, Alastair Ricketts

Visit booth 93 or contact Bill Steell or Frank Opdam to arrange a meeting.

ECCMID 2017

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Job Opportunity

Materials Supervisor

JOB SUMMARY: To coordinate and facilitate the daily receipt, maintenance, supply and global shipment of materials, ensuring that work is carried out to the required standard in the agreed timescales, that inventory management systems/areas are maintained in a timely manner, and supervising staff across Logistics & Stock operations.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Deputy Operations Manager and Operations/Senior Management as required.

EXPERIENCE: Prior experience of inventory control, warehousing, materials planning, handling/working with biological substances, international shipments or coordinating dangerous goods shipments is beneficial and working in a controlled laboratory environment (GLP/GMP).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Planning and scheduling of all logistics/stock activities including improvement projects.
  • Day to day management of logistics/stock staff and general laboratory & warehouse management.
  • Responsible for the team’s compliance to Departmental plans, Quality, Regulatory and Company standards, as well as working within budgetary constraints to avoid unnecessary wastage.
  • Coordination and resolution of all problems in line with the company policy.
  • Assist with administrative tasks of the team including recruitment, development, performance, training, attendance and disciplinary issues as required.
  • To coordinate the management of stock and inventory systems accurately/timely, the preparation of shipments and packaging coordination.
  • To follow processes to ensure consistency and accuracy are embedded across all Logistics/Stock processes.
  • To build strong relationships with both internal and external customers through all channels of communication.
  • To coordinate and maintain the collection and presentation of data clearly and accurately in a form that is easily understood (e.g. spreadsheets, SORs, reports, training etc)
  • To participate in surveillance activities such as tracking, trend analysis, complaints and other duties, immediately notifying supervisor/management of potential issues/concerns timely.
  • To maintain and organise the laboratory and equipment used when carrying out the relevant processes.
  • To identify and propose areas for improvement (efficiency, performance, processes etc) defining the opportunity and potential benefits.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong line management skills.
  • A track record of improving stock accuracy, processes and/or traceability.
  • Experience in international shipments, ideally of dangerous goods.
  • Sound knowledge in the handling/transit/storage of temperature sensitive biological materials.
  • Excellent organisational & communication skills both orally and in all written forms
  • An enthusiastic, motivated, flexible and proactive approach to working to schedules and meeting targets
  • Good IT & numerical skills including making effective use of Word and Excel
  • Capability to multi-task and prioritise as and when required
  • Proven ability to develop and implement new work practices

OTHER: This role may require travel to and working at other operations within the business.

BENEFITS:

  • Salary is dependent on experience, please state salary expectation upon application.
  • Pension and Private Healthcare are provided.
  • The role will be full-time and based in Glasgow.

Click here to apply.

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AMP Global 2017

Qnostics is visiting Berlin for AMP Global 2017

The AMP Global Congress on Molecular Pathology is taking place at the Congress & Exhibition Center in Berlin, Germany from 3rd – 5th April 2017. If you would like to set up a meeting with us at this event, please contact Frank Opdam at frankopdam@qnostics.com.

AMP Global 2017

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MEDLAB Middle East 2017

Qnostics is attending MEDLAB Middle East 2017

Dubai, 6th – 9th February

We are pleased to attend MEDLAB Middle East 2017 and are looking forward to the talks and workshops on quality control, molecular diagnostics, validation and verification, microbiology, and more.

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2017 Events

Representatives from Qnostics are pleased to be attending the following international conferences in 2017. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting at any of these events.

Event

Location

Dates

MEDLAB Dubai 6th – 9th Feb 2017
South Central Association for Clinical Microbiology (SCACM) Indianapolis, IN 22nd – 25th Mar 2017
AMP Global Berlin, Germany 3rd – 5th Apr 2017
Clinical Virology Network Edinburgh, UK 3rd – 6th Apr 2017
ECCMID Vienna, Austria 22nd – 25th Apr 2017
Clinical Virology Symposium (CVS) Savanah, GA 7th – 10th May 2017
European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) Lake Maggiore, Italy 13th – 16th Sep 2017
European Meeting on Molecular Diagnostics (EMMD) Noordwijk, The Netherlands 11th – 13th Oct 2017
MEDICA Düsseldorf, Germany 13th – 16th Nov 2017
Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) Salt Lake City, UT 16th – 18th Nov 2017

 

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