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