HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology
  • 12-Nov-2018 to 11-Jan-2019 (CST)
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Full Time
  • Diatherix

We offer a competitive benefits package.

This position is with Diatherix Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics which is located in the Hudson Alpha Institute, Huntsville, Alabama.  Diatherix Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics is a highly-specialized laboratory providing cutting-edge molecular diagnostic testing services to hospitals and physicians using proprietary TEM-PCR (Target Enriched Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction) technology for precise detection of infectious diseases at high levels of sensitivity and specificity, and at very short turnaround times.

General Description

Individual will incorporate best practices by covering three areas of operations:  purchasing, client services, and logistics and supplies.  Will be responsible for receiving, dispersing, and maintaining stocking levels of materials for the Purchasing department; scanning requisitions for the Client Services department; and build patient kits and assist with inventory in the Logistics and Supplies department.


  • High School Diploma or GED plus 6 months experience in handling inventory.
  • Must possess proficiency with basic computer programs.
  • Be able to quickly perform basic math (such as in preparing counts).
  • Be a strong team player.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must be able to multitask and keep up in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must work well on your own with minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Receive materials per established company procedures.
  • Verify the packing list against the materials received for accuracy.
  • Verify quantities received against the purchase order.
  • Use purchase orders to divide the shipments by department.
  • Disperse materials to each department.  Dry ice and refrigerated materials must be delivered immediately after received.
  • Maintain stocking levels by determining usage of materials.  Communicate with the purchasing department when stocking becomes critical.
  • Able to identify inventory shortfalls
  • Ability to use a computer and inventory software.
  • Ship sales materials to territory managers.
  • Book Tradeshows and ship tradeshow materials to/from tradeshow locations.
  • Follow the laboratory's established policies and protocols.
  • Participate in any required on-the-job, technical or other training.
  • Keep work areas clean and neat.
  • Observe all safety guidelines and report any unsafe conditions to the Purchasing Manager, Laboratory Manager or QA Manager.
  • Participate in the Quality Assurance plan as directed by the President.
  • Perform other duties and functions as directed by the Purchasing Manager.

 Client Services

  • Sorting requisitions for specimen testing.
  • Scanning and verifying matching identifiers to be uploaded into LIS.

Logistics & Supplies

  • Assemble patient testing kits.
  • Assist with inventory.

Diatherix is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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