facebook linkedin

Lab Steward

Pangbourne , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677247875

Date published: 16-Mar-2020

Share with: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Send to a friend

CBRE Global Workplace Solutions is a leading global provider of integrated facilities and corporate real estate management. We are recruiting a Lab Steward to join the team located in Pangbourne. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, organising and implementing high-quality specialist engineering and coordination support to a wide range of laboratory equipment including the supporting tasks in the lab space to drive quality and efficiency for the client’s scientific staff. 

Role Summary:

Ensure prompt, flexible, customer focused equipment support whilst maintaining compliance with statutory, regulatory and engineering standards
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
Use technical knowledge to identify and source components and services
Manage the availability of essential spares to support the range of equipment and systems used within the laboratory facilities in a cost-effective manner
Manage and improve the service logging process and asset database
Carry out regular asset sweeps (and potential for re-tagging of equipment)
Create, manage and review supporting documentation e.g. service reports
Support contract management process 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
Management of FTMAC including CAPA, root cause analysis
Build-up and maintain client relationships
Attend client meetings to review on-going performance, areas for continual improvement
Support to CBRE Management Team to ensure all activities are completed
Take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of other persons who could be affected by their acts or omissions
Ensure that a full and detailed task specific Risk Assessment/Method Statement is completed prior to any work commencing
Report any accidents or near misses that they experience, or witness, to their Line Management
Co-operate and assist in all aspects of health and safety procedures introduced by management for their well-being and not interfere with any equipment provided for their safety
Wear personal protective equipment when conditions require or when required to do so by the relevant risk assessment, method statement or mandatory signage
Follow safe working procedures when handling, storing, using or transporting any COSHH controlled items
Report any medical problems experienced when undertaking any work functions to management
Maintain a good standard of Laboratory keeping throughout their areas of work
Ensure that work equipment is only used for its intended purpose and that they have been trained to use it

Experience Required:

Multiple years of experience within the Laboratory/Pharmaceutical sector
Very strong analytical skills with proven ability to break down and solve complex problems in a logical and structured approach
Strong written and verbal communication skills and PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)
Ability to work to own initiative but team orientated and able to work with minimal supervision
Robust and assertive attitude towards achieving results and motivating team members 
High customer focus and some selling skills


HNC/HND in relevant engineering and/or science discipline with Pharmaceutical/Regulated working background
SharePoint experience

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of the business units in CBRE, Global Workplace Solutions provides end-to-end services across the complete lifecycle of the workplace, helping to improve business operations and reduce cost. As a one-stop solutions provider with a broad array of long-term customers and customized services, Global Workplace Solutions has delivered US$3 billion in savings to customers over the past ten years.

CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2014 revenue).  The Company has more than 70,000 employees and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through more than 400 offices worldwide

Application Process:

Your application will be reviewed by our Talent Resourcing Team and you will be contacted if you have been successful in being short listed for the role.

No agencies please.

Please note: The job title shown above may be different to local job titles used in our business and issued on any contract of employment.