Logistics and Stock Coordinator



Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Level: 3
Salary band: £38,000-£48,000
Bonus: 4%
On-site with the potential for flexibility

Automata is building a world-class company to disrupt the life science industry and empower scientists by making automation a reality for every lab.

We work with labs across the world to understand their specific workflows and needs and develop personalised solutions that range from diagnostic, and drug discovery to synthetic biology. Our LINQ platform allows us to simplify everyday automation tasks, while supporting more advanced paths for specialised workflows, in a fast, flexible, and cost-efficient way.

We are looking for a Stock and Logistics Controller whose mission is to be efficient and proactive in managing inventory, coordinating low volume logistics and ensuring the ERP system remains consistently accurate.

Why is this role important at Automata?

With the workload steadily increasing, the goal is to empower the team members to streamline processes, maintain up-to-date documentation for ISO and audits, achieve cost savings, and strengthen our supplier relationships.

You will be responsible for:

  • 30% Stock Management - Weekly cycle counts, timous receipt of stock, order book, maintain service contracts and ERP accuracy;

  • 40% Logistics Management - coordinate transportation, warehousing and recording costs;

  • 20% Invoices - timous matching, consolidating, chasing and sharing with finance;

  • 10% Weekly reporting in relation to roles and responsibilities

What it takes:

  • Inventory Management: Proficient in inventory control and optimisation techniques, familiarity with inventory management systems like SAP, Unleashed, or similar.

  • Logistics Coordination: Experience in coordinating transportation, warehousing, and distribution activities.

  • Communication Skills: Effective verbal and written communication for collaboration with teams and suppliers.

  • Attention to Detail: Ensures accuracy in inventory records and regulatory compliance.

  • Data Analysis Skills: Ability to analyse inventory data and generate actionable insights.

Nice to haves:

  • Continuous Improvement Mindset

What gets us excited?

We’re passionate about the future of Technology and Automation and our growing success is built upon like minded individuals who share our passion.

Working in our team offers a dynamic and collaborative environment where we prioritise continuous learning and professional growth, encouraging team members to explore new ideas and initiatives. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to optimising inventory and logistics processes within our organisation. I am passionate about using my skills and experience to drive efficiency, cost savings, and operational excellence. Additionally, I look forward to collaborating with a talented team dedicated to achieving goals and making a positive impact on the company's success.

If this sounds like a good fit and have tick the right boxes, you will love having the opportunity to build something that immediately adds value.

We are an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Discrimination of any kind based on race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is strictly prohibited.