IQVIA Logistics Analyst 1 in Kamloops, British Columbia
Logistics Analyst 1 - Remote Opportunity
Ensure all aspects of department shipments to and from sites locally and internationally comply with applicable regulations, courier specifications and study parameters. Resolve shipping problems related to customs, FDA and dangerous goods or couriers. Ensure on-line shipping program is maintained within laboratory policy and procedural guidelines and users are trained. Assist with strategic initiatives at a local level.
Assist with executing identified global initiatives at a local level within timelines
Liaise with internal / external clients in relation to shipping regulations and logistics initiatives
Advise Project Management on correct shipping materials and documentation to order for global studies
Coordinate any special arrangements with couriers
Gather data from PM about kit contents, site lists, etc.
Prepare commercial invoices, letters of instruction, letters to airport police, and supply pre-printed air bills to sites to ensure specimens will be shipped in compliance with each country’s regulations and each courier’s specifications
Operate all courier systems to prepare package address labels, invoices and other associated documentation correctly in a timely manner
Liaise with courier IT departments to ensure prompt rectification of any system faults
Ensure system upgrades are implemented with minimum impact to business
Maintain all shipping machines address databanks and keep them up-to-date
Liaise closely with Project Management to ensure accurate address details in QLIMS
QC all shipping documentation prior to shipping and check shipments against manifest
Track and trace shipments and follow up problem shipments to ensure they are progressed and delivered rapidly
Monitor inventory level requirements and maintain a minimum operating stock level for all couriers’ material as required
Train new staff in the operation of all courier systems
Monitor processes within Logistics with a view to increase quality and efficiency of current method of operation
Produce all courier manifest reports each evening and ensure these are retained as a record
Responsible for all record keeping and archiving of quality data
Maintain filing and archiving system for all shipping material for all couriers used
Maintain a record of returned/damaged shipments and ensure that appropriate claims are submitted
Produce monthly metrics reports relating to the Logistics group
Maintain current knowledge of customs and shipping regulations/restrictions for import/export worldwide and communicate changes effectively
Maintain current knowledge regarding Dangerous Goods shipping
Ensure paperwork generated by photocopying is done in a quality manner to provide a professional appearance and faxed documentation is of a professional appearance prior to faxing
High School Diploma or equivalent is Required; Bachelor's Degree Preferred
1-3 years of strong global shipping and logistics experience is Required, preferably from another CRO or pharma company
Knowledge of regulatory requirements
Skills and Abilities:
Good communication and problem-solving skills.
Detail-oriented, thorough, and well-organized.
Ability to grasp general concepts of import/export regulations.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-stress environment.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com
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