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Logistics Technician

Department: Logistics

Location: Thebarton, South Australia, Australia

Job Title:            Logistics Technician

Responsible For:

  • Assisting in the manufacture, assembly and shipment of kit components required to fill orders of TGR products and for general manufacturing laboratory maintenance.

Reporting and Liaison:

  • This position reports to Manufacturing and Logistics Manager.
  • In addition, the position may require liaison with production/Quality Control Staff and other TGR Senior Managers.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Assay Kit pre-assembly processes and WIP assembly
    • Assisting with the manufacture and assembly of assay kit components required for the production of pre-assembled Kits (WIPs).  Specific tasks include the following:
      • Processing of WIP work orders. This process requires use of Excel to create individual alliquoting worksheets for components.
      • Preparation and printing of labels.
      • Labelling of bottles and tubes.
      • Buffer alliquoting and torque wrenching of bottles.
      • Individual WIP assembly.
  • Restocking of boxes for key WIPs.
  • Processing Kit Work Orders
    • Processing of assay target work orders to ensure kit components are prepared ready for shipping on designated shipping days. Specific tasks include:
      • Completion of relevant work orders.
      • Completion and printing relevant assay target checklists.
      • Creation of Certificates of Analysis.
      • Printing and folding of manuals.
      • Reagent Buffer alliquoting.
      • Individual Kit assembly.
      • Shrink wrapping.
      • Assist in packaging and shipping.
      • Data entry into relevant databases.
  • General laboratory duties
    • General washing up of laboratory ware and dispensers.
    • Assist with routine stocking of laboratory consumables, ie; Packing pipette tips, etc.
    • Testing and calibration of laboratory pipettes.
    • Assist with receiving goods and batch numbering of incoming goods.
    • General laboratory maintenance.
    • Restocking of key manufacturing supplies ie; shipping boxes, ice packs, packing material.

Other duties as required

  • Reagent Buffer maintenance/disposal as specified by production and QC staff.
  • Assist in process change process as required, which may involve changing and or checking documents that have been modified.
  • Carry out other tasks as requested by other managers.

Core Competencies (Qualifications, Skills, Attributes):

  • Post-secondary qualifications in a relevant field of Science or Laboratory Techniques.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures to ensure components and products are assembled in accordance with quality processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-motivated and reliable.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Sound organisational and time management skills.
  • Sound understanding of Microsoft Excel.

Desirable Experience:

  • Sound understanding of immunoassay techniques and use of laboratory pipettes.
  • Sound understanding of GLP principles.