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University of Stirling


Mr Ronnie Balfour


Biological and Environmental Sciences University of Stirling Stirling FK9 4LA United Kingdom

Mr Ronnie Balfour

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About me

Job Responsibilities within Biological & Environmental Sciences

  • Procurement.
  • Field equipment store.
  • Prepare & Authorise purchase orders for all staff & PhD students.
  • Stores administration & service delivery.
  • Liaison with Companies, obtaining quotations, service costs.
  • Consult, advise & assist Academic, Research, Technical staff & PhD Students on laboratory equipment & services.
  • Worldwide import & export & National next day couriers.
  • Company contact database.
  • Supply of Cryogenic & Compressed Gases, including gas regulators & annual planned preventative maintenance.
  • Environmental radioactivity laboratory Audits & Gamma detector cooling.
  • Chemical, Biological & Clinical Waste disposal for B.E.S, Nursing, Occupational Health, Sports Studies & the Safety Office.
  • Vehicle management & hire bookings.
  • PAT testing at point of sale. Inventory.
  • Keys.

Knowledge & Experience
  • Current on all Proc-SNI, National Working Party & APUC agreements. ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Laboratory Auditor.
  • Chartered Institute of purchase & supply "Effective stock control" course.
  • BOC gases "Safety, Handling & Storage" course.
  • Gas Safe Interactive course "Using Gas Cylinders Safely within Universities".
  • Gas Safe Interactive course "Using Liquid Nitrogen Safely within Universities".
  • University "Manual handling" course.
  • University "Financial regulation & procurement" course.
  • University "Electrical safety" course.
  • Scot-vec modules "Customer Contact" & "Retails Skills".
  • Apple hardware & software. Hyperdata accounting software Agresso business world software.

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