Posted 2 weeks ago

Laboratory Equipment Coordinator

Salary: Negotiable (DOE) + Pension + Life Insurance (Death in service) + 25 days holiday + Stats + Other Blue-Chip Company Benefits

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire

Full Time-Permanent

The Requirements of the Laboratory Coordinator role:

  • 2+ years’ experience working as a Laboratory Coordinator, Laboratory Manager, Lab Technician/ Senior Laboratory Technician, Scientist, Laboratory Supervisor or in a similar role and ideally you will have experience working with Materials Science, Chromatography, Analytical Chemistry, Oil Samples or Laboratory Equipment such as Stirrers, Shakers, Microscopes, Centrifuges, Balances/ Weighing, Autoclaves, Liquid Handling Instruments or PH Meters/ Laboratory Refrigeration
  • Ideally you will have experience working with manufacturers/ suppliers, coordinating breakdowns of the instruments/ booking service engineers in the diary, Health & Safety checks, and replenishing laboratory consumables/ reagents
  • PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint experience would be an advantage)
  • Hold a scientific or chemistry/ materials science related degree (e.g. BSc or MSc, PhD/ HNC/HND etc.)

The Role:

  • Manage, organise and implement high-quality specialist engineering and coordination support, first line fix and coordinating on site servicing to a wide range of laboratory equipment (centrifuges, materials science equipment, stirrers/ shakers, chromatography/ spectroscopy machines, PH Meters, laboratory measurement equipment) including the supporting tasks in the laboratory space to drive quality and efficiency for the client’s scientific staff
  • Ensure prompt, flexible, customer focused equipment support whilst maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory, and engineering standards
  • Plan & carry out engineering maintenance and commissioning work associated with scientific equipment and systems in a safe, cost effective manner to ensure minimum business disruption.
  • Use technical knowledge to identify and source components and services.
  • Manage the availability of essential spares to support the range of equipment and systems used within the laboratory facilities in a cost-effective manner.
  • Manage and improve the service logging process and asset database
  • Carry out regular asset sweeps (and potential for re-tagging of equipment)
  • Create, manage and review supporting documentation e.g. service reports, audit documentation
  • Support contract management process in the set-up, renewal and budget of contracts
  • Monitor the performance of the scientific equipment and systems using Key Performance Indicators to instigate improvements and influence changes
  • Build-up and maintain client relationships
  • Attend client meetings to review on-going performance, areas for continual improvement

My Client:

  • My client is a leading Laboratory Services provider who partner with Top 5 Pharmaceutical organisations globally to support their business-critical laboratory operations
  • The services they provide ultimately allow scientists and researchers to spend more time on what really matters – advancing scientific research!

For more information about the role or to apply send your CV now to or call Ben Atherton today on +44 (0) 113 243 3499.

You must have the right to work in the UK.

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