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Inventory Control Associate 2 (R1059412) in Valencia, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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    Valencia, CA
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Job Description

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.

  • Responsible for ordering, establishing inventory metrics, maintaining stock levels within assigned inventory locations
  • Creating and maintaining inventory locations
  • Inventory analysis including monetary value of stock on hand, forecasting, and analysis of scrap or disposal
  • Record all stock movements and stock issues using Excel spreadsheets. Ensure accurate data entry.
  • Maintain a rotating system of expiry dates and lot numbers, ensuring stock with the earliest expiry is utilized first and expiries/lots are not mixed, ensuring stock held matches expiry dates held in CTM printroom.
  • 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, Internet Web Requisitioning and other appropriate systems to facilitate stock processing duties.
  • On a monthly basis, complete cycle counts and stock histories for each stock area.
  • Maintain close links with study PMs and Set Up managers to ensure essential stock item availability for study start-ups.
  • Follow up on Purchase Orders to obtain delivery timescales. Progress outstanding orders and escalate to supervisor for guidance.
  • Liaise with internal customers, suppliers, and the Purchasing and Finance departments on all stock related issues.
  • Follow and enforce department SOPs.
  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).


  • Good computer knowledge and data entry skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to safely operate truck and other warehouse equipment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


  • High school diploma or educational equivalent and 2 years of related experience; 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

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Job ID: R1059412