LCMS Technical Specialist

35000.00 - 36000.00 GBP Annual + GBP35000 - GBP36000/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Summary:

Work alongside scientists to ensure all elements of lab equipment support are meeting requirements and specifications to:

* Ensure prompt, flexible, customer focused specialist engineering support whilst maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and engineering standards
* Diagnose faults on complex equipment and systems utilizing the multi -disciplinary support internal and external to the team to produce a satisfactory solution
* 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
* Develop and run test plans in conjunction with vendor and/or scientists- interface with customers for requirements, testing and training
* Provide expertise in teaching robotic platforms and configuring associated systems (e.g. plate readers)
* Use technical knowledge to identify and source components and services
* Create, manage and review supporting documentation e.g. service reports
* Support users in the preparation/design of new systems, operating procedures, development of client methods to run on the robotic systems, SOPs, Change Control and the deviation, manuals and drawings. Provide training to users where necessary
* Manage the availability of essential spares to support the range of equipment and systems used within the R&D facilities in a cost effective manner
* Support contract management 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
* Support to Management Team to ensure all activities are completed
* Act as an ambassador, ensuring a first class service is delivered at all times
* Maintain an up to date knowledge of industry application trends and promote new equipment opportunities to customers where relevant

Experience Required:

Along with your BSc degree in a Chemistry/Scientific/Engineering, you will also be able to demonstrate:

* Career experience as an LCMS Engineer or a LCMS User
* Experience in repair and service of Agilent/HP, Waters/Alliance/AcQuity, Shimadzu, Dionex and Thermo instrumentation
* PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
* Strong relationship management and excellent communication skills/influencing skills
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Robust and assertive attitude