Lab Coordinator / Science Graduate

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We are currently recruiting for a Lab Coordinator based in Peterborough. The role may also suit a Science Graduate or someone has gone on to gain post Degree experince in Biochemical or Microbiological testing who would be interested in developing into a Lab Coordinator position.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5PM and the position offers 20 days annual holidays with 1 extra day awarded per year of service up to a maximum of 5 additional days.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining contact with external laboratories, arranging external tests and maintaining the logbook.
  • Review and maintain internal Laboratory Management System with all required standards and procedures in place.
  • Coordinating all internal testing workload, conducting tests according to established methods and reporting to internal customers. Adapting and developing new methods when required.
  • Ensuring laboratory equipment is at good working condition, calibration and verification checks are performed. Arranging servicing, repairs, replacement or new equipment if necessary. Maintaining contact with equipment and service providers.
  • Purchase and manage laboratory consumables stocks in a resourceful manner.
  • Regular review of existing methods. Performing or arranging verification tests. Training other quality team members in conducting tests safely.
  • Working with Site Manager to ensure that all necessary risk assessments are in place. Maintaining MSDS or COSH documents for laboratory chemicals.

Requirements

  • Science based Degree.
  • Safety in the Lab awareness.
  • Experience of work in laboratory environment.
  • Experience at work with laboratory management system.
  • Analytical thinking skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive rapport with colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear manner.
  • Collecting, analyzing and reporting data skills.
  • Ability to read scientific literature and apply the knowledge in the lab.
  • Ability to challenge existing processes.
  • Concern for maintaining standards.

Additional:

  • Experience in working with ICP would be a huge benefit.
  • Experience in biochemical and microbiological testing.
  • HACCP – Level 3
  • Food Safety – Level 3

If yor feel you would be suitable for this position and are inteested in applying then please click “apply now”!

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