Laboratory Technician

Night Shift - 4 on 3 off


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


  • 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 & seek to understand their business requirements
  • Actively engage with several stakeholders daily to ensure the smooth running of the service (including building/maintaining relationships with Camb. Uni, AZ, CBRE, Sodexo)
  • Stock management including receipt, replenishment and distribution of laboratory consumables, chemicals/reagents and PPE to meet end user requirements
  • Maintenance of laboratory Point of Use areas (PoUs) by routine replenishment
  • Management of laboratory waste, including infectious waste for autoclaving
  • “Lift & shift”, manual tasks involving transportation of trollies/cages around building
  • Fully supportive of shift hand-over process, escalating issues & proposed solutions
  • Proactively identify and support operational efficiencies by implementing process improvements where possible

About You

  • Knowledge of stock management systems, Health and Safety, Good Laboratory Standards
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment
  • Able to build relationships with other teams/suppliers and deliver results in a matrix environment, working with multiple internal and external partners and stakeholders
  • Proven willingness to work flexibly in a team with minimal direct supervision
  • Willing to cover others within the business, including travel to other Cambridge sites if required
  • 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
  • Ability to manage customer expectations & provide professional level of customer service
  • Excellent communicator at all levels and enjoys working as part of a team
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Oliver Allen Managed by Oliver Allen
East Anglia
apply Posted - 30.09.2020

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