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Laboratory Cleaning & Mechanical Support Technician
South London, London
  • Are you interested in working with the latest and most advanced robotic machinery that the medical research has to offer?
  • Are you able to clean to a high standard and in a timely fashion?
  • Do you have some kind of industrial cleaning, engineering, logistical or warehouse experience? (ideal not essential)
  • Are you physically fit and enjoy a manual role that requires you to think logistically?
  • Are you able to prioritise your work load?
  • Do you have experience with bio-containment within a laboratory environment? (ideal not essential)
  • Are you looking to work for a company that does good to ‘improve people’s lives’?

If so, then this could be the job for you!..

The successful candidate will be working for our client, a well-known organisation with a well-established and busy team. The successful candidate will able to take pride knowing that they are a part of a company that’s sole mission is to improve, prolong and changes lives.  This is a temporary position but has the potential to turn into permanent position for the right candidate, so we need someone who is not going to let us down and is truly going to go in and shine. This really is an opportunity to do something different!

How can I be a part of changing lives?

Yes, you could be a part of a company that is making changes and advancements to how we live each and every day. The successful candidate will be responsible for the smooth operation of the core day to day mechanical cleaning duties that are required within medical research. You get to be a part of something much bigger and you get to take pride in your role.

You will not just be a standard cleaner, warehouse operative or washer, some of which is you typically find in your local supermarket. No, this role is different..

Why, you ask?..

Well if you apply and are successful for this role, you will be able to act as a pillar of support to some of the ground breaking medical research that you hear daily on the TV and within the newspapers. Yes, you really can get to be a part of that!

Think about it. Have you at some point in your life been effected either yourself or from seeing a loved one go through cancer, epilepsy, dementia, alzheimer’s (for example)

Imagine being a part of an organisation who is responsible for that life changing discovery?

Now let’s get to the standard bit..

Core Responsibilities;

You will be responsible for;

  • operating the latest robotic machinery for washing and sterilisation of all equipment
  • cleaning rodent cages
  • prioritising the workload of the service area
  • providing valuable support to the team.

Duties include;

  • overseeing the daily operation of a modern automated cage wash facility, including robotic systems
  • provide an efficient service to support the facility
  • Cage cleaning and sterilisation duties will be performed together with basic maintenance and fault resolution of the cage wash equipment
  • Management of waste products, consumable stocks and supply of clean cages, equipment and consumables to animal holding rooms is also a requirement.

Our Client seeks a candidate who ideally;

  • has some form of knowledge of the bio-containment requirements of a modern laboratory animal facility (although not essential).
  • has a basic understanding of equipment maintenance, although full equipment training will be mandatory and given from day 1 via a formal induction.
  • has an ability to use their own initiative and problem solve will also be required.
  • Is able to take pride in their work and likes being responsible for their own performance
  • Applicants should be able to follow and understand Standard Operating Procedure documents and have knowledge/experience of industrial cleaning.

Do not miss the opportunity to join this amazing team and be a part of something bigger by starting your career within the life sciences / medical research industry.

If this sounds exciting and is suitable to you, then hurry up and apply today!

To Apply

To apply for this role, simply apply to this advert, or alternatively you can send your CV and quote the job title and location.

All applications are subject to S3s Science’s stringent security vetting checks. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

S3 Science is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

Salary: 8 per Hour
Date Posted: 05/12/2018
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