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Laboratory Manager

Cambridgeshire   •  Negotiable  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

Laboratory Manager


12 month contract

25 per hour PAYE

We are currently working with a global leading pharmaceutical company in Cambridge who are recruiting for a Laboratory Manager on a 12 month contract. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company where delivering life changing medicines to patients across the world is at the heart of everything they do.

Key responsibilities;

  • Organise Pipette Calibrations and repairs including decontamination (every 6 months)
  • CapEx (e.g. acquiring quotes, support relevant paperwork, liaising with lab manager & users regarding equipment moves)
  • Attend Lab Rep Meetings and communicate key information to lab users
  • Organization and communication of the Cleaning Rota to the lab users
  • Organizing general lab cleaning
  • Decontaminating Equipment for engineer visits
  • Organizing engineer visits for routine tests (e.g. LEV test for hoods every 6 months) or unexpected failures
  • Implement waste streams (constantly evolving to match the requirements for the DISC)
  • Blood Lab Stocks/Shortages communication to scientists and co-ordination with lab support staff
  • Help with DISC moving (e.g. attending regular weekly meeting, logging equipment)
  • Risk Assessments (RAs) (all relevant paperwork)
  • Empty tip boxes for recycling (CL1/CL2 labs)
  • Organize and defrost -80 and -20 freezers
  • Allocate RT/fridge/freezer space for new comers
  • Carry the department credit card to enable quick purchases for the items required for the lab
  • Point of contact for every request made by scientists
  • Point of contact for every problem that occurs in the lab
  • Point of contact for out of hours emergency equipment breakdowns
  • SHE Rep (e.g. attending meetings, communicating to lab users SHE decisions and vice versa communicating possible issues raised by lab users to SHE)
  • HBS Rep
  • Meetings with GPLT and RSG, representing the group, coordinating trainings etc.

Experience/ qualifications;

  • Minimum life-science based degree, masters in a relevant subject area (e.g. biology, immunology) desirable but not essential
  • Hands-on laboratory work experience, within a research, academia, contract testing, or biopharmaceutical setting, ideally 10 years experience
  • Previous experience within management (desired)

For more information please contact amy.goddard@cpl.com

  • Agency: Cpl Life Sciences
  • Reference: JO-2206-495099
  • Posted: 17th June 2022
  • Expires: 15th July 2022

Cpl Life Sciences

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