Based: BioCity, Glasgow
£Competitive + attractive benefits and possible relocation allowance
Permanent, full time
Discover a better future
At BioAscent, our journey towards scientific innovation is supported by a dedicated team committed to shipping & logistical precision. Join our expanding team as a Shipping & Logistics Assistant and become an integral part of our mission to advance science and deliver outstanding value to our clients.
As a Shipping & Logistics Assistant, you'll be at the forefront of ensuring the seamless transport of domestic and international shipments. Your responsibilities extend to maintaining clear communication with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring compliance with shipping regulations for imports and exports. Dive into the dynamic world of shipping, contributing to client order deliveries, overseeing stock procurement, and providing essential support for administrative tasks.
Receive and prioritise shipment requests within a shared mailbox.
Identify shipment requirements for transportation – documentation; temperature; etc.
Timely and accurate preparation and submission of customs documentation.
Arrange shipments via 3PL portals ensuring accurate data entry.
Adhere to H&S regulations and local policies.
Build packaging boxes, handle dry ice, and help with cold store housekeeping.
Handle client orders and secure them for safe packaging and transport.
Liaise with colleagues, clients, and carriers to create and maintain sound working relationships.
Collaborate to maintain and update shipment trackers and subsequent communication to relevant stakeholders.
A genuine enthusiasm for immersing oneself in the intricacies of shipping and logistics, driven by a desire to learn and grow within the field.
Attention to detail, ensuring precision and accuracy in every aspect of logistical processes.
While familiarity with customs procedures is advantageous, it's not mandatory – we welcome individuals eager to develop this expertise.
Outstanding communication skills to facilitate seamless collaboration with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
Proven proficiency in time and priority management, enabling efficient handling of tasks within a fast-paced environment.
Natural organisational abilities, contributing to the smooth execution of logistics operations.
A demonstrated ability to excel under pressure, showcasing resilience and effective problem-solving in challenging situations.
A solid understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Excel.
Who we are:
Founded in 2013, BioAscent is a highly respected, successful, and award-winning provider of integrated drug discovery CRO services based in state-of-the-art laboratories at BioCity Glasgow in Newhouse, Scotland. Our integrated drug discovery services include de novo assay development, compound screening, medicinal and synthetic chemistry, computational chemistry, and compound management.
At BioAscent, we offer not only great science, a supportive team, and a state-of-the-art laboratory environment but also an exceptional quality of life. Located between Glasgow and Edinburgh, with easy access to the beauty of Scottish lochs, islands, and mountains, we offer the best of both worlds.
Quality of life:
At BioAscent, we believe that our people are our greatest asset. We are committed to providing a supportive and collaborative work environment. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to shape your career through our Career Engagement Review process, which includes continuous learning and bespoke training by recognised external experts and programmes.
In addition to career development opportunities, we offer a competitive salary reviewed annually, a pension plan, life insurance, flexible working hours, and potential relocation support.
How to apply:
If you are passionate about drug discovery and have the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply by sending your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications via the link below.
BioAscent is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds to apply including those who may require a visa.
Let's talk about how we can maximise your drug discovery success.