UK ~ Nottingham
Laboratory Equipment Engineer
Our growing and successful business comprises of over 800 talented individuals globally, in an environment where everybody counts and is instrumental to our success. With state-of-the-art manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA, we deliver a full range of drug development solutions around the globe saving our clients both time and money.
People join Quotient Clinical because we are a respected member of the drug development world, specialising in delivering innovative solutions that integrate formulation development, real time GMP manufacturing and clinical testing. We pride ourselves on the quality of our services and our engaged culture. We are passionate about helping our customers get new medicines to market
Due to business growth, Quotient Sciences has a brand new career opportunity for a Laboratory Equipment Engineer at the site in Nottingham.
This is a fundamental role; as the Laboratory Equipment Engineer you will contribute to the success of the business through effective engineering and maintenance support to the analytical laboratories.
Responsibilities include (PPM), repair and calibration of analytical equipment, installation and validation of new equipment, coordination, scheduling and performance of Planned Preventative Maintenance.
Other tasks and responsibilities include:
- Ordering, storing and organising critical spares, in a cost-efficient manner
- Monitoring and control of maintenance and repair costs
- Coordinating, scheduling and performing Planned Preventative Maintenance to ensure minimum downtime of the analytical equipment
- Acting as the first point of contact for staff to report faults/issues with; equipment/facilities within the Labs; and to organise remedial work as appropriate
- Being able to perform troubleshooting and repairs on laboratory systems including HPLC/GC/Dissolution baths
- Ensuring all contractors involved with the labs are appropriately supervised and that any work performed complies with relevant working practices and HSE requirements.
- Maintaining compliant status of equipment files
- Escalate issues to senior management as required.
The successful candidate will have 5 + years’ experience within a pharmaceutical production/laboratory environment in a similar role. An Engineering or Electrical qualification would be desirable and ideally, you will have HPLC troubleshooting and repair experience.
Other skills and experience required:
- Ability to work to strict and tight deadlines, whilst managing multiple tasks simultaneously
- Flexibility to work outside normal working hours when required
- Confident working in a hazardous environment with high requirement to follow safety procedures
In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.