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Inventory Control Assoc 1 - Fixed Term 6 Months (R1076226) in Livingston, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/13/2019

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Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Dayshift and backshift (2pm – 10pm) available for this role depending on the successful candidates schedule


Support all phases of inventory, coordinating the efficient and controlled flow of materials to and from delivering carriers, laboratory storage and short-term working stock. Maintain inventory records to ensure accurate records of stock on hand and adequate stock levels in accordance with established guidelines.


  • Collect all deliveries from loading bay, log, QC, receipt in and distribute as required. Maintain stock on shelves in a tidy manner, executing stock rotation in appropriate date order. Record all stock movements and stock issues using Excel spreadsheets. Ensure accurate data entry.
  • Review stock sheet and order stock as required via the Web Requisition system. Order in a timely manner taking account of lead times. Conduct a monthly stock count and record on monthly stock sheet. Monitor stock levels to ensure the minimum stock level is not breached.
  • Operate all Inventory Control systems e.g. Peoplesoft, Excel, Sun, Internet Web Requisitioning and other appropriate systems to facilitate stock processing duties.
  • Maintain close links with study PMs and Set Up managers to ensure essential stock item availability for study start-ups.
  • Pre-assemble work order stock and pick stores requisitions for all areas.
  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers, and the Purchasing and Finance departments on all stock related issues.
  • Progress outstanding orders and escalate to supervisor for guidance.
  • Set up and monitor call off orders.
  • Deputize for other stock controllers as and when required.
  • Follow department SOPs.

All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


  • Basic computer knowledge with good data entry skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to safely operate truck and other warehouse equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


High school diploma or educational equivalent with related experience or educational equivalence; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting or standing for extended periods of time

Job ID: R1076226