Shipping/Packing Technician

Job Description – Shipping/Packing Technician

AbBaltis are a groundbreaking, award winning Biotech company working with our customers to help combat Covid-19.  We help researchers worldwide to develop test kits by supplying them with disease state plasma and serum as well as developing our own test kits for research purposes. 

If you would like to make the difference in these turbulent times come and join our team as a Shipping/Packing Technician.  If you are a team player with a good sense of humour, flexibility and a willingness to learn then we encourage you to apply. 

The key responsibilities are to:

  • Receive inbound shipments:
    • File packing slips, invoices, certificates of analysis in orderly fashion
    • Safely unpack and store products at appropriate temperatures
    • Log samples into sample log sheet
  • Prepare orders and samples for shipping, packing in line with internal SOPs and IATA guidelines
  • Plan when orders and samples can be shipped working closely with the Shipping Admin team
  • Produce shipping schedule and circulate to all staff
  • Update morning meeting slides with shipping schedule information
  • Regularly review paperwork for shipments awaiting despatch to follow up any necessary actions with Account Managers
  • Aliquot human plasma and serum materials
  • Restock labs
  • Use standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, pipettes, autoclave, biosafety cabinet
  • Use appropriate PPE and adhere to safety precautions when handling human source materials
  • General Housekeeping duties in laboratory and office areas
  • Stock Maintenance/Records
  • Label plasma and serum vials
  • Maintain equipment
  • Record data in the maintenance/calibration spreadsheets
  • Assist Lab Technicians with daily duties, preparing the labs for daily use
  • Update records using Excel
  • Return stock to laboratory freezers as required
  • Write and review SOPs
  • Scan paperwork daily to be sent to relevant staff

Candidate essentials:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Previous laboratory experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given

To apply for this position please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you feel you are suitable for this role to hr@abbaltis.com