Senior Distribution Associate Continental

Location Portadown, County Armagh
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 7 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact On-Site Team
Job Ref ALMSDA0102_1549020140

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. Please note that this position is a temporary position for 9-12 months

The Role

The post holder is responsible for receiving and processing Drug Order Forms and the generation of shipping documentations required for the effective control of material throughout the dispatch and distribution process. S/he will also ensure that all data is transacted and maintained accurately and that the distribution information systems are updated at all times to reflect the current status for each dispatch.

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

  • Hourly rate for day shift is £9.40 rising to £ after 12 weeks
  • 9 - 12 months Maternity cover

Contact Details & Deadline

Applicants meeting the criteria will be required to attend a registration appointment with Diamond Recruitment at Almac Craigavon.

To be considered for the position of Senior Distribution Associate, please forward your CV to Melissa Elliott at Diamond Recruitment Group by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV. This position is closing urgently.

For further information on this opportunity please contact Melissa at Diamond Recruitment Group on 07435751852 however you must send your CV first to allow us to assess your suitability. Your details will be treated in a confidential manner with Diamond Recruitment Group. Only applicants meeting the criteria will be contacted.

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This role is advertised on behalf of our sister company Diamond Recruitment Group

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