Placement – Business (September 2021 Start Date)

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For students still looking to secure a placement for September 2021 Randox have exciting opportunities for organised and enthusiastic students to join our strong, growing organisation as a placement within our Logistics and Supply Chain teams located in Crumlin, Co. Antrim.

Specific Duties – Purchasing:

  • The purchasing of products and services from suppliers, which offer value for money, quality service and sustainability.
  • Support of the departmental strategic objectives and progression of our preferred suppliers.
  • Negotiating and the ordering of materials, including scientific products and components for our R&D and manufacturing divisions
  • Ensuring the inventory status is maintained to provide continued production, while abiding by principles of lean management.
  • Communicating regularly with suppliers to ensure on time delivery of goods and expected quality within specification. 
  • Preparing and issuing quotation requests, carrying out quotation analysis and evaluation; negotiating with suppliers whilst monitoring cost and exploring and implementing cost reduction opportunities.
  • Managing and building relationships with suppliers across a diverse spend portfolio.

Specific Duties – Logistics:

  • Acknowledge and process all orders on the SAP / Sage system
  • Strictly follow, update and maintain customer special instructions as necessary
  • Prepare, send, follow-up and convert proforma invoices as required
  • Calculating and entering of freight costs on proforma and commercial invoices
  • Prepare commercial invoices, customs documentation and Certificates of Origin
  • Liaison with Despatch department

Your Profile:

  • Currently studying towards a business studies degree or similar
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Good numeric and organisational skills
  • An eye for detail and the ability to prioritize work in a logical fashion
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Be competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer applications such as Word Excel and Outlook

In line with the requirements of the Known-Consigner status held by Randox Laboratories, the successful applicant for a role within Logistics will be required to have an AccessNI Basic Disclosure* check prior to commencing employment.

*Having a conviction will not automatically disqualify you from this recruitment process, attached is the  Policy On The Recruitment Of Ex-Offenders For Responsible Bodies (ex offenders policy) and Policy Statement on the Secure Handling, Use, Storage and Retention of Disclosure Information (disclosure information policy).

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