Logistics Administrator

Job Ref: BALAMK001
Sector: Office
Job Type: Contract
Date Added: 24 November 2020
  • Buckinghamshire MK7 8AT Buckinghamshire South East MK7 8AT
  • £20,000 - £25,000 per Annum
  • Cara Richardson
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We're currently seeking Logistics Administrators based in and around Milton Keynes to work within a state of the art, high output diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK's NHS Test and Trace programme.

As well as playing a vital role in supporting society's return to a more normal way of life by helping to break the chains of COVID-19 transmission, you will also gain invaluable experience and exposure to some of the country's most highly skilled individuals in the scientific community.

his represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to go above and beyond to support public health, while also improving your CV and gaining vital laboratory experience that will set you up for future success in the scientific field.

Your responsibilities:

As a Logistics Administrator in one of our labs, you'll be supporting the weekly stock count schedule on warehouse stock management systems (such as Oracle ERP and SAGE200). You'll be involved in a data entry tasks requiring a high level of attention to detail and accuracy on delivery notes and invoices.

You'll also ensure all goods-in/goods-out documentation and POs are accurately completed and finalised within the right timeframes with all archive records filed. If any issues with deliveries arise, you'll also be responsible for communicating this with suppliers to investigate further or submit claims.

Part of being a Logistics Administrator is to maintain effective customer relations and basic negotiating skills with other business areas to support the continuous improvement aims of the Warehouse & Procurement teams.

Providing administrative support to the training of new staff members is also part of the role, ensuring individual training records are produced at the induction stage and periodically reviewed.

Your experience:

In order to be successful, you'll need the following experience and skills:


  • Experience of data processing and inputting
  • Control of Documentation and training records


  • Working knowledge of Excel & other IT systems
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work

In addition, the following experience are also desirable but not mandatory:


  • Experience in a logistics environment
  • SAGE and Oracle system experience desirable
  • Designing and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Low-level negotiation and stakeholder management
  • Full, valid UK Driving License

In return:

As well as a competitive rate of pay (with a 10% uplift applied for night working and end of contract bonus), you'll receive comprehensive training on relevant lab procedures and equipment.

This role will work on a shift pattern and will include day, evening and weekend shifts. Please speak to our team to learn more.

You will also be joining a diverse and hugely welcoming team. Diversity at NHS Test and Trace is about reflecting the communities we serve, holding the principles of equality and inclusion at the heart of everything we do and all that we stand for, embracing differences, creating possibilities, and growing together. We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our purpose.

This is literally a once in a lifetime opportunity to join a team of highly skilled individuals, all focussed on delivering the best possible outcome.

If you're ready for a new challenge and want to be part of the team delivering this essential lab work, please apply today.

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25/12/2020 17:47:53
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