Scientific Equipment Co-ordinator
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GWS Segment
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Cambridge - England - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Role Purpose

CBRE Integrated Laboratory Solutions, part of Global Workplace Solutions, is a leading global provider of Scientific Support Services. We are recruiting a Scientific Equipment Coordinator to join the team located at one of our client sites; to manage, organise and implement 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.

This role will be part of the account-based team and have support, training, access to the UK CBRE Integrated Laboratory Solutions group network.

Key Responsibilities

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

Health, Safety Environmental Arrangements:

Raise and/or follow task based Risk Assessments/Method Statements (RAMS), COSHH, Manual Handling and Display Screen Equipment (DSE) ensuring that controls are fully met. Carry out high risk tasks in full compliance with CBRE Procedures, Guidance and Rules, and in accordance with responsibilities/duties specified within CBRE

arrangements when appointed as an Authorised/Competent Person. Clean up areas  on  completion  of engineering work and maintain the cleanliness of lab equipment and workshops ensuring that the area is free from engineering debris and waste.

Act as a receiving authority under CBRE Safe Systems of Work (SSoW) when trained and authorised to safely carry out the duties and responsibilities of an authorised and/or competent person.

To 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.

To report any accidents or near misses that they experience, or witness, to their Line Management.

To co-operate and assist in all aspects of health and safety procedures introduced by management for their well-being.

To wear personal protective equipment when conditions require or when required to do so by the relevant risk assessment, method statement or mandatory signage.

To follow safe working procedures when handling, storing, using or transporting any COSHH controlled items.

To report any medical problems experienced when undertaking any work  functions  to management.

To maintain a good standard of Laboratory keeping throughout their areas of work.

To ensure that work equipment is only used for its intended purpose and that they have been trained to use it.

To not interfere with any equipment provided for their safety.


It is the policy of CBRE to provide and document training that ensures all persons that fall within the scope of cGxP Regulated Areas, Laboratory access, cGxP equipment and  cGxP  plant possess the  awareness, knowledge and skills necessary to execute job functions in support of the production of cGxP materials and processes in a proficient, compliant and safe manner.

As an on-going process, CBRE will identify the necessary  skills training  required  for colleagues, contractors, etc. to assure the business line complies with cGxP regulations. It is every employee's duty to up hold and comply with the site cGxP requirements, to report non-conformities within cGxP plant and equipment using the relevant documentation within the CBRE Quality Manual.

To undertake cGxP training and refresher training as and when required.


2+ years' 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

PC literate in Microsoft packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc)

Strong relationship management and excellent communication skills/influencing skills

Ability to work to own initiative but team orientated and able to work with minimal supervision

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Robust and assertive attitude towards achieving results and motivating team members

High customer focus

Some selling skills


HNC/HND in relevant engineering and/or science discipline

Pharmaceutical / Regulated working background

SharePoint experience

About CBRE Global Workplace Solutions:

As one of CBRE’s core global businesses, Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) provides end-to-end services to occupier clients across the entire lifecycle of a building. Our teams help companies improve their operations and reduce costs, through expert facilities management, project management, real estate and energy and sustainability services. Our dedicated teams work across all industries, and support clients ranging from global Fortune 500 companies to single, iconic buildings.

CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2019 revenues of $23.9 billion and more than 100,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included on the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #128 in 2020. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 19 consecutive years and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” for eight years in a row, including being ranked number one in the real estate sector in 2020, for the second consecutive year. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”

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.

Taking into consideration the costs of sponsorship, the nature of the role and the financial resources of the account in question, we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

No agencies please.

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