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Inventory Control Coord - (1805477) in United States at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Coordinate with team to ensure that all department goals are achieved. Responsible for all Inventory Control management
activities including full verification of all stock items to be supplied to investigator sites, their safe storage and handling within
the Inventory Control area and the continuity of the supply to QLAB departments.
• Review with Inventory Control Associates cycle counts, Web requisitions, re-order levels, stock history and kit requests.
Coordinate coach and train Inventory Control Associates to ensure all relevant stock spreadsheets are updated
accurately and in time as per department SOPs.
• Order stock as required, in a timely manner taking account of lead times. Monitor stock levels to ensure that minimum
stock levels are maintained, and maximum stock levels are not exceeded. Monitor expected future stock requirements
using stock history/QLIMS. Inform supervisor if minimum stock level is breached or suppliers’ delivery timelines/quality
performance gives cause for concern.
• Liaise with suppliers and internal customers (e.g. PSC, Purchasing and Finance departments) on all stock related issues
such as price variances, non receipts of goods and supplier issues.
• Train new starts within the department, ensuring they are trained as per the department training matrix.
• On a monthly basis, ensure all cycle-counts are completed and stock histories for each stock area are completed.
Review historical inventory analysis each month to review and update minimum and re-order stock levels in agreement
with the supervisor.
• Deal with Inter-lab shipping requests when required, ordering required goods and shipping to other QLAB locations
ensuring they are billed correctly.
• Maintain close links with study PMs and Set Up managers to ensure essential stock item availability for study start-ups.
Source and procure new stock items for new study launches as and when required following the new item sourcing
• Work closely with the Lab dept on all stock related issues to include pricing updates, delivery delays and any other Lab
stock issues that arise.
• Produce monthly metrics to measure department performance.
• Coordinate staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning,
assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining
employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources
All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Job Requirements

• Good PC skills including Excel and Word
• Effective leadership skills
• Excellent organizational, communications, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to drive fork trucks and secure applicable certification
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
• Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent and 3 years of experience working in a warehouse with inventory, receiving
and/or shipping experience with 1 year of experience in a leadership capacity; 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 50 lbs
• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
• Regular sitting for extended periods of time
EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1805477