Laboratory Operative



My client is a successful global company that provides a variety of on-site Laboratory Services to major pharmaceutical companies. They now have an exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic COVID-19 response team as a Laboratory Operative.

This company offers a wonderful opportunity for development and career progression. They seek communicative, enthusiastic and capable scientists and technicians for their roles and reward their employees with a handsome salary and benefits and a varied and valuable working experience.


  • Ensure stock is prepared and maintained for detailed storing
  • Checking for damaged or missing items
  • Moving stock by hand or with machines, taking time to coordinate location pinch points
  • Ensure the delivery of goods to the Labs
  • Keeping stock records
  • Cleaning the Store
  • To carry out all scientific support activities in accordance with Health and Safety guidelines, GLS & GXP
  • Proactively deliver operational laboratory support managing workload and service levels as required by the customer
  • Act as a contact for key customers, actively engaging with stakeholders on a regular basis to understand their business requirements
  • Proactively identify and support operational efficiencies by implementing process improvements
  • Receipt, replenishment and distribution of laboratory consumables, chemicals and PPE to meet end user requirements
  • Maintenance of Laboratory Point of Use (PoU’s) by daily replenishment

Samples Stock Handling:

  • Ensure the samples are collected on time
  • Provide storage media and ensure samples are maintained
  • Backload boxes through Royal Mail
  • Push supplies forward into the labs

About You

  • Laboratory Knowledge of research and purchasing processes and procedures, Health and Safety, Good Laboratory Standards (GMP/GLP)
  • Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills.
  • Able to collaborate with other teams and suppliers and deliver results.
  • Proficient in various IT systems particularly Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience of carrying out technician laboratory activities in a timely manner and to the correct standards
  • Proven willingness to work flexibly in a team with minimal direct supervision.
  • Identifying, implementing and sharing continual improvement processes.
  • Proven ability to take on new activities in an efficient manner and to support and train others to a level of competency consistent with the role.
  • Proven ability to manage customer’s expectations and provide a professional level of customer service
  • Excellent communicator at all levels and enjoys working as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, energetic, dependable, honest, and attention to detail
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Jak Thompson Managed by Jak Thompson
North West
apply Posted - 26.08.2021

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