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Logistics Coordinator #3558



London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024
GRAIL is a healthcare company whose mission is to detect cancer early, when it can be cured. GRAIL is focused on alleviating the global burden of cancer by developing pioneering technology to detect and identify multiple deadly cancer types early. The company is using the power of next-generation sequencing, population-scale clinical studies, and state-of-the-art computer science and data science to enhance the scientific understanding of cancer biology, and to develop its multi-cancer early detection blood test. GRAIL is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with locations in Washington, D.C., North Carolina, and the United Kingdom. GRAIL, LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN). For more information, please visit www.grail.com.
The Logistics Coordinator position will be based in London, UK. In this role, you will work closely with 3rd party couriers, both domestically and internationally; Customer Service, Study Operations and Supply Chain teams. You are a collaborative and detail oriented teammate and demonstrate a strong track record of success in a cross­-functional team environment.


  • Monitor domestic and international deliveries
  • Resolve shipment exceptions (inbound/outbound) of time sensitive shipments
  • Proactively communicate to various groups status of inbound shipments
  • Develop and distribute relevant metrics to key stakeholders
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Document procedures and work instructions
  • Support goals and assignments of the supply chain group
  • Other tasks as assigned
  • Monitor box replenishment deliveries into the courier from the manufacturer and deliveries into NHS sites
  • Monitor and resolve any invoicing queries
  • Responsible for adhoc logistics for other business needs (e.g stock and clinical trial samples)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in commercial domestic and international logistics, warehouse, or transportation operation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company procedures.
  • Knowledge of logistics processes and customs requirements both UK and US
  • IATA certified (desirable)
  • Self starter that can work on their own initiative
  • Previous experience with human biological samples shipped at both ambient and frozen (desirable)
Based on the role, colleagues may be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan tied to company and individual performance, or an incentive plan. We also offer a long-term incentive plan to align company and colleague success over time.
GRAIL is an Equal Employment Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We will reasonably accommodate all individuals with disabilities so that they can participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. GRAIL maintains a drug-free workplace.