Laboratory Coordinator - Edinburgh

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Company Type :

Staffing Firms

Industry :

Science and Research

Education Level :

Bsc,Master of Science,phD

Address 1 :

United Kingdom,--Edinburgh,Edinburgh,

Key Skills :

Laboratory managment

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Date Posted :

10 Jul, 2018

Company Name :

Paramount Recruitment Ltd

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Scientific Jobs

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Senior Laboratory Coordinator- Edinburgh - 18 month FTC

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Lab Coordinator to join a leading company based in Edinburgh. Their pioneering technology has the potential to drive advancements in the cell and gene therapy fields. Over the last 18 months the company have enjoyed a significant period of growth and have moved into new state-of-the-art laboratories, so it is an ideal time to be joining the team.

As the Lab Coordinator you will join the Biology Team and you will be responsible for lab maintenance and operations.

Key duties:
*Responsible for resolving issues, promoting best practice, internal training and maintaining the BioRegistry.
*Maintains laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards, developing assays, and troubleshooting. Certifying instrument performance, arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
*Maintains laboratory supplies.
*Take primary responsibility for the operations and development of group laboratories, including service strategy of existing equipment, e.g. equipment testing, repair, maintenance, and supply of consumable items from lab stores.
*Train and support new users of lab equipment.
*Advise on the layout of the laboratory areas and/or equipment, informing costing of maintenance and associated items where new initiatives are involved.
*Create/maintain chemical, solvent and consumables stock lists.
*Maintain an up-to-date record of equipment maintenance and servicing.
*The post will also involve contributing towards active research when required.
*Ensure all work done in the lab complies with the applicable regulations concerning biohazards, human tissue use, disposal of biological waste, and animal use, and maintain documentation.
*Ensuring appropriate levels of documentation, record keeping and procedures.
*Effectively manage own time/workload to meet project deliverables with minimal oversight.
*Coordination and shipping of samples to customers as well as for sequencing.

Required background:
*Degree in relevant subject area
*Familiarity with data and databases management platforms/LIMS
*Experience in lab supervision in a scientific or biomedical environment
*Experience in general microbiological and cell culture aseptic working techniques (desirable) or a background in life sciences research
*Working in a GLP environment
*Experience in H&S, COSHH and Risk Assessments
*Experience in writing SOPs and training staff

To find out more about this superb opportunity please contact myself, Lauren Gripton, of Paramount Recruitment on

Keywords: lab management, laboratory management, lab supervisory, laboratory supervision, life sciences, technical support, biology, biological science, technician

Paramount Recruitment Limited provides services as an agency and an employment business. We regularly have similar roles in this area. Please see our website for details or send your CV in to us to find out the latest opportunities.

Company Name:

Paramount Recruitment Ltd


No. 5 Lower Temple Street,No. 5 Lower Temple Street


Staffing Firms


United Kingdom


B1 1QU



less than 100


Pharmaceutical Recruitment



Phone No. :

+44 (0)121 616 3460

Specialist in Permanent, Contract and Interim recruitment solutions to the Pharmaceutical and Life Science industries throughout Europe.

Our goal is to assist our candidates in finding that “perfect fit” between individual skills and experience and the right career opportunity. We identify and only present the positions that accurately reflect a chosen professional path. We discuss opportunities in detail, respect choices and ask permission prior to presenting any details to prospective clients. We brief and prepare every candidate for client meetings, and once the interview process is complete, provide feedback in a timely manner.

Our clients choose Paramount because:
• We are a Corporate Member of REC (Recently Inspected)
• We aspire to build long-term partnerships
• Our consultants are highly trained with expert market knowledge
• We are one of the most effective advertisers on the Internet
• We provide tailored Recruitment Solutions
• We keep up-to-date with Industry information – Salary scales, market knowledge, skills shortages

For more information,visit

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Established in January 2003, Paramount Recruitment is an independent recruitment consultancy which has grown to be one of the leading recruiters to the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries, throughout the UK and Europe.

Our Vision is to be internationally recognised and admired as the number one recruitment solutions provider to the Healthcare Pharmaceutical and Scientific industries.

Our Mission is to employ the best Consultants, whose aim is to deliver a professional and superior service to ensure our clients achieve their business goals and our candidates attain their career aspirations.
Our Values define who we are as an organisation and what makes us different. They influence the way we work with each other – and the way we serve our clients and candidates:

  • Respect - Paramount people listen, engage and contribute to ensure we make  the best possible decisions.  We are proud to work in recruitment.  Our diversity    makes our team uniquely adaptable to whatever challenges be it location, industry or culture we work in.
  • Integrity - Credibility means everything.  We are honest and transparent in our approach with everyone.
  • Entrepreneurial - We make it our business to excel when others can’t.  We relish the opportunity of a challenge using innovative and unique solutions.  We strive to be the agency of choice.
  • Experts Continuous knowledge building and sharing is central to our success.  We work in partnership with clients and candidates, our combined knowledge of industry and recruitment ensures we match the right person to the right job at the right time.
  • Success – At Paramount we recognise and reward achievement, we nurture an environment where people can fulfil and maximise their potential.

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