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Logistics Coordinator (3 month - Fixed Term Contract)

Horizon Discovery, part of Perkin Elmer, has combined life science research and applied genomics portfolios to deliver an innovative suite of solutions that support scientists on their journey through drug discovery and development. Horizon’s services and reagents, which leverage gene-editing and modulation technologies, are now complemented by PerkinElmer’s imaging, detection, automation and LabChip platforms to better enable critical elements of the drug development and therapeutic value chain, particularly in the area of precision medicine.

It’s therefore an exciting and challenging time to join Horizon as we continue a significant scale up programme.

Job summary

This is a dynamic and diverse role, reporting into the Logistics Supervisor, daily duties include:

  • Maintaining inventory using ERP/LIMS systems, through accurate stock placement, retrieval, cycle counting and data entry.
  • Handling a variety of product types, storing and retrieving samples from temperature regulated locations ranging from 4°C to -196°C.
  • Support shipping activities, determining the most appropriate shipment method through detailed knowledge of Horizon’s procedures
  • Examine outgoing shipments to ensure all internal specifications and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Preparation of air waybills and associated shipment documentation.
  • Post-shipment dispatch work, including updating and maintaining shipment records to regulatory and HD requirements plus communicating results and issues.
  • Accurately following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensuring documentation for the Quality Management System (QMS) is up-to-date and complete.
  • Ensuring completion of duties with minimal errors to support department metrics.
  • Contributing to operational excellence and assisting in the further development of a Lean approach to process flows.
  • Receiving shipments and materials into the building.

About you

  • Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to balance tasks concurrently to achieve deadlines.
  • Proactive team player who is motivated and focused on success.
  • Flexible, with an ability to work independently and collaboratively within the Team/Company vision as needed.
  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Detail-orientated, demonstrating accuracy and precision.
  • Customer-focused individual with the empathy and skills to understand and address customer concerns.
  • Knowledge of using databases and ability to identify areas for process improvement
  • Passion and interest in working within a scientific environment.