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Summary of the role
Your role as a Distribution Controller will involve:
- Distribution of advanced therapies and vaccines requires specialist supply chain handling, liaising with suppliers of raw materials, manufacturers and clinician to ensure quality products are received by patients
- Organising the storage and distribution of medicinal products under cold chain, ensuring that the right products are delivered to the right location on time
- Understanding the whole supply chain so you can coordinate it effectively and monitor the quality of product throughout its lifecycle
Headline skills required
- Time management
- Communication skills
- Planning and organisation
- Customer service
- Attention to detail
- Good writing skills
Why is it exciting?
You will be responsible for making sure that manufacturing teams have everything they need to make high-quality products and ensuring patients can receive their medicines on time. Through your efforts, a new wave of therapies and vaccines can reach patients safely.
How much does a Distribution Controller make in a year?
Dependent upon experience, you can hope to earn upwards of £26,000