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Lab Support Coordinator - Ware

United Kingdom

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Location Ware, GB Job ID JR-031342

Provide high touch support for the scientist community of designated functional group(s) at designated account and general support for the on-site service engineers and technicians. Coordinate and communicate with end users regarding all aspects of OneSource Asset Management and Scientific Services programs.

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a single point of contact for scientists, coordinating flow of services to lab and write up areas

  • Liaise with all lab services (e.g. in-lab technical support, housekeeping, glass wash, facilities) to ensure the level of service meets the needs of the scientists

  • Support the raising, monitoring and closing out of helpdesk tickets, equipment maintenance/repair, IT Services and infrastructure

  • Support the general induction and familiarization for new starters within the laboratories

  • Provide co-ordination of a 5S lean service working with lab supervisors

  • Responsible for the scheduling/booking of the agreed shared lab equipment including asset oversight

  • Ordering of goods and consumables, chemicals and reagents via self-service point systems

  • Ensures appropriate tracking, safe delivery and storage of goods

  • To co-ordinate the removal of waste from laboratories including provision of a local solvent bulking service where applicable

  • Ensure that all lab and write up spaces are clear and ready for use by scientists.

  • To carry out all requests and tasks in a helpful and professional manner, build relationships with key staff and consistently demonstrate a good customer service interface


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize multiple requests with different levels of urgency

  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and accurate data entry

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • College degree or equivalent is an advantage but not essential with work experience in a laboratory environment

  • Experience in a customer facing role in a scientific environment is an advantage

  • Experience of working in a highly regulated environment and appreciation of GxP is an advantage

Physical Demands

The overall physical exertion of this position requires:

  • Sit or stand 2-3 hours in laboratory areas.

  • Walk 2-3 hours within a facility.

  • Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist.

  • Lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Office work activities, including keyboard, with fingers/hands/arms up to 4 hours.

  • Work around moving laboratory equipment and machinery.

  • Use of personal protective equipment in laboratory.

  • Work with biohazards such as blood borne pathogens.

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