Logistics Coordinator Sample Management (UK, Essex, Takeley)

Logistics Coordinator Sample Management (UK, Essex, Takeley)

Location: Takeley, Essex, United Kingdom

As a global leader in R&D genomics services, GENEWIZ leads the way in providing superior data quality with unparalleled technical support to enable researchers around the world to advance their scientific discoveries faster than ever before.

Our customers at top-tier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic institutions, as well as cutting-edge start-ups, rely on GENEWIZ's proprietary technologies for consistent, reliable, high-quality data, even on the most difficult projects. A full-service provider, GENEWIZ provides Sanger DNA sequencing, gene synthesis, molecular biology, high throughput/next generation sequencing, bioinformatics, and GLP regulatory services. Our logistics network ensures our customers samples reach us for analysis in a fast, safe and cost-efficient way.

Apply as Logistics Coordinator Sample Management and join our team in Takeley, Essex.


Your tasks:

  • You will be the logistics contact at the Takeley facility for matters such as package receiving and shipping, shipping documentation, project storage, logistical customer support.

  • Transportation of oversized and heavy shipping boxes, which at times can be strenuous.

  • Contribute to the further development and documentation of logistical processes within the scope of our services.

  • You will organize and process shipping orders to China, Germany and the US.

  • Communicate with various departments worldwide in relation to logistical matters as well as courier companies for shipment tracking.

  • Packaging and labeling of goods ready for shipment, the preparation of cover letters, shipping documents and customs documents.

  • Responsible for inventory, managing and ordering logistics related materials.

  • Provide backup where necessary to the Customer Support team, including supply of barcode orders for our services, answering customer calls/enquiries either via email and/or telephone.

Your profile:

  • Successful completion of GNVQ/A-Levels or higher in Business/life sciences or other related subject

  • Practical work experience in logistics, freight forwarding

  • Experience in customs clearance or hazardous goods an advantage

  • Very good communication skills in written and spoken

  • Capable of working on your own as well as within a small team

  • Familiar with working with standard MS Office software

  • Full driving license

Our offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • Permanent position.

  • 25 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays.

  • Employee shares.

  • Life insurance & pension plan.

  • Full training with many opportunities for further development.

  • Various health promotion programs.

Your contact:

Donna Rhodes (Brooks UK Recruiter)

About us:

GENEWIZ is an international life science company with clients in industry, pharma and academia. Our services include Sanger sequencing, next-generation sequencing, gene synthesis, and bioinformatics and GLP-compliant services.