Laboratory Co-Ordinator

22000.00 - 22000.00 GBP Annual + GBP22000/annum
07 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting a Laboratory Co-Ordinator to join a growing company based in Telford.

The purpose of the role will be to efficiently organise their team ensuring that all samples are analysed to a high standard by suitably trained staff within a time limit suitable to the client.
To maintain communication with laboratory staff and management, for example any instrumentation failures, QC failures, health and safety issues that have impact on the overall operation.

Your duties may include but are not limited to:

- To analyse/oversee the analysis of samples to enable results to be reported within the 24 hour turnaround time in lab and 5 day turnaround to clients.
- To ensure that additional stocks of chemicals, kits and consumables are placed on order when necessary.
- Interpretation and investigation of anomalous results where necessary.
- To ensure that agreed quality and safety systems are continually adhered to by each team such as calibration checks i.e. pilots, PSC, IRM.
- To ensure that all samples (i.e. herds) are registered and organised using in-house web-based systems, this includes scanning of samples, checking for health requests, checking of health requests and marking as received, preparation of relevant paperwork to accompany samples to be tested.
- To ensure completion of all necessary documentation/records i.e. daily cleaning, temperature monitoring, Pipette checks, chemical preparation, combi start-up and shutdown, relevant Elisa paperwork etc.
- To ensure tested samples are disposed of, boxes are washed and reassembled in a timely manner.
- To ensure all laboratory areas are kept clean and tidy at all times.

The ideal candidate will hold the following skills and experiences:

- A first class communicator
- An excellent problem solver
- A very committed and diligent working style
- A good standard of education
- Knowledge of H&S
- Previous experience of working in a laboratory
- A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
- Highly organised
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

The shift pattern will be 4 on 4 off 8am - 8pm

In return you will be paid an annual salary of GBP22,000 per annum.

This position is Permanent, please APPLY