Senior Distribution Associate

Location Craigavon, County Armagh
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 4 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Melissa Elliott
Job Ref ALMSDA2803_1562844967

Job Description

The Company

They are an award winning, drug development solutions provider at the forefront of the pharmaceutical industry. They are a privately owned organisation that has organically grown over 50 years now, employing almost 5,000 highly skilled staff worldwide. Their Global Headquarters is located in a state of the art facility in Craigavon, Co. Armagh with additional operations throughout Europe (UK, Ireland), across the US and Asia.

Their drive and passion for the values championed by their founder and enshrined in the ethos of the company, ensure that 'Partnering to Advance Human Health' is more than just a strapline - it is their way of life.

Advancing human health requires exceptional people - your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match. Together you and our client can make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world…

Senior Distribution Associate required in Portadown in Co Armagh, Northern Ireland. This is a Maternity cover 9-12 months.

Job specific responsibilities:

  • Process drug order forms ensuring that all details are maintained accurately
  • Allocate batches for open and randomised IVRS protocols and identifying patient packs required for each drug order form and monitor product expiry dates using COSMOS
  • Preparation of required paperwork inline with distribution procedures, carrier's requirements and customs regulations
  • Arranging shipping, raising airway bills and generating shipping paperwork
  • Issue, monitor and order stock of protocol specific labels required for distribution.
  • Generate pro-forma and commercial invoices, dangerous goods declarations, Certificates of origin, ATR1 forms and any other country specific declarations as appropriate for shipment.
  • Perform and maintain computer transactions
  • Carry out administrative duties
  • Collate and file documentation
  • Ensure all distribution activities are completed with support documentation
  • Track and trace all shipment to standard operating procedures
  • Liaise with couriers and carriers
  • Provide customers with required protocol specific reports
  • Respond to customer queries
  • Shipment follow-ups
  • Provide stock details to relevant personnel.

The Person

Please make sure that your CV clearly demonstrates that you meet all of the following essential criteria:

  • 4 GCSE (or equivalent) passes Grade C or above to include English Language and Mathematics or Significant experience in similar Senior Operator role may be considered in lieu of academic requirements
  • Previous experience of operating a computerised inventory system on a day to day basis (Booking in Orders, stock movements)
  • An understanding of export documentation requirements for shipments to countries outside the EU
  • Experience of using computerised systems and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office packages (to include Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proven ability to follow written work instructions
  • Ability to organise, plan and prioritise tasks within a high volume, varied workload whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy in all work undertaken
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Ability to work effectively on own initiative and effectively contribute within a team environment

Diamond Recruitment Group reserves the right to enhance the desirable criteria in the event of an unprecedented response.

The Details

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