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Stores Technician

Horizon Discovery is an award-winning Biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, UK, using cutting-edge technologies to advance understanding of the genetic basis of disease and deliver better healthcare outcomes for patients.

We are currently recruiting for a Stores Technician to join our Operations team.The main responsibilities of the Stores Technician role will be to assist with the day to day running of scientific supplies store and this will include:

  • Accurate quality control checking of all goods received; ambient, frozen and chilled
  • Ensuring all delivery documentation is correct and products meet quality control specifications and standards
  • Accurate distribution of checked goods within stores, preparing orders for delivery to the appropriate locations within the laboratories
  • Checking all stored products shelf life and subsequently dealing with / recording all non-conforming products
  • Participate in the preparation for regulatory quality inspections / audits as required
  • Ensure timely receipt of materials to support the scientific project schedules
  • Carrying out regular stock checks and liaise with Purchasing Manager for orders
  • Regular reviews with colleagues to ensure right products are stocked

Skills and experience:

  • A background in life sciences is desirable but not prerequisite
  • Quality Control knowledge required
  • Experience of working in a stores environment including stock control

You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organized, self-motivated and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail.

In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including:

Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
Medical, Health & Life Insurances
Employee share purchase plan (Sharesave) 
25 days annual leave
One paid working day each year for volunteering
Childcare vouchers

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