Pipette Field Service Technician

Posted 7 months ago

Territory: Reading, Oxford & Slough areas (Wider UK travel when required)

Home location: Ideally living in Oxfordshire or within an hour

My client is globally recognised as a market leading supplier of precision instruments and services. There extensive range of laboratory equipment and consumables are critical in key R&D, quality control, and manufacturing processes for customers in a wide range of industries including life sciences, academia, pharmaceutical, food & beverage and chemicals.

The role of Pipette Field Service Technician:

  • Service and calibrate pipettes at customer sites
  • Generate and be responsible for paperwork in respect of the pipette service lab
  • Perform clinics in your area if required
  • Engage in escalations to assist a quick and acceptable resolution, maximising customer satisfaction
  • Ensure all requirements under Health & Safety legislation and required quality systems (ISO, UKAS, GxP, etc.) are actively adhered to
  • Actively demonstrate the support of other areas/departments within the company, to ensure that a team spirit is observed

The requirements of the Pipette Field Service Technician:

  • Previous experience in a similar role as a Service Technician / Engineer with experience calibrating and servicing pipettes is desired but not essential
  • You could be a Laboratory Technician, Chemist, Scientist or in an equivalent role with direct experience of calibrating pipettes from manufacturers such as Gilson, Eppendorf, Sartorius, Starlab, Greiner or similar company
  • An understanding of ISO, UKAS and COSHH standards would be an advantage
  • IT literate (Use of Collaboration tools, MS Excel and MS Outlook would be beneficial)
  • Valid UK driver’s licence and full ability to commit to both regional and national travel when required
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Good relationship building and customer facing skills
  • Pro-active and takes ownership
  • Good verbal and numerical skills
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Flexible to support overtime during high demand
  • Logic and problem-solving skills
  • Continuous improvement focus


  • Base Salary Circa £22,000 – £27,000 (DOE)
  • Circa £2,000 Yearly Bonus
  • Fully Expensed Company Vehicle
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Daily Lunch Allowance
  • Pension
  • Laptop & Mobile
  • 25 Days Holidays + 8 Bank Holidays

Apply right now by calling Oliver Gill – Specialist Recruitment Consultant at Langton Howarth Ltd on + 44 (0) 113 243 3499 and email your up to date word CV to olivergill@langtonhowarth.com Langton Howarth is the market leading scientific supplies company placing people into dream jobs across the UK and Europe daily.

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