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United Kingdom - Bishops Stortford
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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for all Receipt & Inventory, Kitting & Packaging and Distribution activities at Bishop’s Stortford. It will have a hands on approach and will be a role model leader to the Operations Team.

Grade: Band 5

Key Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling project work, accounting for deadlines, available resource and business need
  • Manage the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the FBS business in terms of all Project Team activities
  • Line management of Project Technicians
  • Work with Project Managers, Project Technicians and Laboratory staff to ensure all elements of the study set up is correct
  • Compliance to all regulatory standards, including but not limited to: USDA, MHRA, FDA, HTA & HFEA
  • Leading and/or assisting in the investigation of internal non-conformances (PR’s, Complaints and CC’s)
  • Timely response to all client enquiries
  • Provide cross training and development of all staff for development for future opportunities
  • Ensure relevant order related paperwork is completed in accordance with regulatory and study requirements
  • Day to day management of the Operations at FBS Bishop’s Stortford
  • Provide data and technical input to business development to help in creation of proposals
  • Liaising with BD and PM’s in order to write quotes, where appropriate ommunication with project related service providers
  • Manage the assembly of sample collection kits according to strictly defined specifications
  • Manage stock levels of kit materials and packaging components
  • Oversee labeling procedures of biological samples or pharmaceutical product at all temperatures (including low and ultra-low temperatures)
  • Ensure material receipt and inventory management, data entry, sample relocation, retrieval, packaging and logistics operations is performed according to SOPs
  • Schedule material pick up and deliveries
  • Manage Quality Control tasks such as verification procedures
  • Leadership and participation in cross functional business process improvement activities as required
  • To perform any tasks that may be necessary to run specific projects and support site goals and objectives

    Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

    Minimum Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Basic understanding of ISO 9001 and EU GMP quality standards
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Valid driver’s license and a good driving record (preferable)
  • Ability to read and interpret general procedures and government regulations.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, and volume
  • Proficient in personal computer skills; specifically Microsoft Office, Outlook and database management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Builds good working relationship with others
  • Able to work under pressure and to support others within the Bishops Stortford site
  • Frequently required to type, sit, stand, walk, and lift/carry up to 25kg. Occasionally required to work from a platform ladder
  • Employment is subject to 10 year screening for criminal records, qualifications, previous employment and credit history – Thermo Fisher Scientific have the right not to employ people failing to meet the standards required
  • This position functions in a repository environment, which may include working with dry ice, liquid nitrogen cryogenics, hazardous and infectious agents, as well as marked changes in temperature
  • May be required to perform off site work where necessary.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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