Inventory Control Associate 1 (R1104457) in Livingston, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

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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.

Supports all phases of inventory, laboratory storage and short-term working stock, maintains inventory records to ensure accurate records of stock on hand adequate stock levels in accordance with established guidelines. Collects all deliveries, loads, logs; conducts quality control checks; documents receipt and distributes materials as required; maintains a rotating system of expiration dates and lot numbers ensuring efficient use of stock; reviews stock sheets and orders stock as required; operates all Inventory Control Systems, and completes cycle counts and stock histories for each stock area.


  • Collect all deliveries from loading bay, log, QC, receipt in, store 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 Inventory control system
  • Ensure accurate data entry
  • Operate all Inventory Control systems e.g. Peoplesoft, Excel and other appropriate systems to facilitate stock processing duties
  • Maintain close links with study Project Managers and Set Up managers to ensure stock items used in studies adheres to short dated procedures and advise on any material shortages.
  • deputise for other stock controllers as and when required
  • Ensure Pre-assembly area is stocked and pick and issue internal material requisitions for all areas
  • Participate in stock cycle-counts
  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers, and the Purchasing and Finance departments on all stock related issues
  • Perform any other duties as required
  • Follow department SOPs.


  • Typically does not require prior experience


  • Requires limited job knowledge of systems and procedures
  • Follows basic work routines and standards.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Job ID: R1104457