Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Stores & Sample Dispatch Co-ordinator – Laboratory Services

Basic Salary: Up to £24,000 + Bonus (5% of basic salary) + 25 Days + 8 Bank Holidays + 1 Day for your Birthday + Pension + Healthcare Scheme + Childcare Vouchers + Buy or sell up to 5 extra holidays

Based: Cambridge

The Requirements of the Stores & Sample Dispatch Co-ordinator:

  • To be considered for the Stores & Sample Dispatch Co-ordinator role you will have 2+ years’ work experience in a Scientific Stores environment or relatable sector
  • Experience working to IATA/ADR/IMDG
  • Previous experience of Import/ Export duties desirable
  • Able to partner with other teams and suppliers and deliver results in a matrix environment, managing multiple internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Able to adapt emerging best practices and industry innovations
  • Outstanding communication skills on all levels and problem-solving capabilities
  • An understanding of how the team interacts internally and externally within the organisation and how they contribute to the objectives of the business
  • Proven excellent customer service focus and ability to work collaboratively
  • Proficient in data capture, analysis and reporting utilising various IT systems
  • Knowledge and understanding of Good Laboratory Standards
  • Project management skills, ability to change direction and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • High level of commitment to the success of individuals and overall projects and service provision

The role of the Stores & Sample Dispatch Co-ordinator:

  • My client requires an individual to support the laboratory research programme as a Stores and Sample Dispatch Co-ordinator
  • This role is multi-disciplinary, and the successful candidate will support the day to day operations of the Central Stores and Sample Dispatch facilities. The emphasis is to enhance operational effectiveness, providing and maintaining the infrastructure processes, while looking for ways to improve customer service for clients utilising LEAN principles
  • Ensuring compliance of activities performed in adherence with defined schedules and quality within a specified area
  • Act as a key point of contact for all research staff to deal with queries pertaining to stores stock inventory and dispatch of samples
  • Creation, maintenance and updating relevant documentation in support of service
    delivery, compliance and training
  • Report on KPIs, metrics, SLAs and weekly tasks
  • Analyse reports, measurements and external benchmarks to identify opportunities for continuous improvement
  • Receive, pack, prepare and ship R&D samples (biological, chemical, radioactive etc)
    globally ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and transport regulations (air/road/sea)
  • Dispatch goods ensuring all relevant documentation is correct and meets GLP, GxP and Health and Safety standards
  • Resolve or escalate complex queries from the customer in particular relating to internal and external delivery
  • Maintain building security standards at all times in line with DfT requirements

My Client:

  • My client is a market leading global laboratory supplies company with worldwide sales of over $3.5 billion US dollars, over 8,500 employees in over 25 different countries
  • This opportunity is to be part of my client’s scientific services division which is dedicated to providing onsite services to top 5 pharmaceutical companies
  • These services range from inventory management solutions, equipment & instrument services, procurement and sourcing and many more!

Apply today by sending your CV to Oliver Gill of Langton Howarth Ltd via email to olivergill@langtonhowarth.com or call Oliver in confidence right now for more information on 0113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

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