Pipette Service Technician

Full Time, Permanent
M62 Corridor, North UK
Posted 4 weeks ago

Location / Territory: Field Based – North UK and Scotland (ideal home location would be the M62 corridor – Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Huddersfield, Manchester etc)

My client is a Global market leader in the fields of manual & automated liquid handling technology, Pipettes, and automated solid phase extraction as well as HPLC systems

Despite their size they have successfully retained a family orientated culture and their success is underpinned by their strong focus on customer service, product innovation and employee development as well as sustainability!

Are you a recent Life Sciences or Chemistry graduate or do you have laboratory based experience calibrating and maintaining Pipettes?

Looking for an opportunity to use your laboratory skills in a field based service position?

Do you want to work for an organisation that offers excellent career progression paths and first class service engineer training?

If so, I have the opportunity for you….

The requirements of the Pipette Service Technician:

  • In order to be considered for this opportunity you must hold a minimum of a Bachelors degree in a Scientific or Chemistry based subject (could also be Biomedical Science), and during your degree you will have used, calibrated and maintained pipettes
  • It would be beneficial (but not essential) if you have some laboratory based experience after your degree, and again you will have Pipetting experience (calibration, maintenance etc)
  • Must have a full driving licence (company car or allowance will be provided with this role), as well as fuel card / credit card for business miles

The responsibilities:

  • Promotes the company and performs repair, calibration, and preventative maintenance of best in class, quality pipettes at customer sites and maintains necessary documentation of this work.
  • Visits customer sites including university, government, and industry laboratories in the North UK and Scotland to perform calibration, maintenance and repair on customer’s pipettes.
  • Working alongside the Sales Representatives to promote service & provide technical support.
  • Works with area representatives to cultivate new and repeat service accounts.
  • Contacts existing service customers regarding ongoing needs if required.
  • Responds promptly and professionally to all customer inquiries.
  • Maintains familiarity with competitor service companies, their practices and offers.
  • Determines customer’s service needs, coordinates accordingly.
  • Uses computer software to record serial number, assign work order number to each job, and to record calibration findings.
  • Performs calibration according to manufacturer/ ISO8655 or customer’s own specifications (full training will be provided).
  • Disassembles, cleans, inspects, repairs, and reassembles pipettes, and diagnosing problems, if any, and determining necessary repairs.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Base Salary: £23,000 – £28,000 (depending on experience level)
  • 6% Team Performance Bonus (paid in March every year)
  • Bupa Healthcare
  • Matched Pension Contribution
  • 25 Days Holiday + Stats
  • Laptop
  • Phone
  • Company Car or Car Allowance (£400 per month) + Fuel / Company Credit Card for Business Mileage

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

You must have the right to work in the UK to be considered for this role.

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So, if you know someone who would be good for the role, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we will ensure you receive £100 (o/e) of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.

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