Temperature Mapping Technician (CSE)

Cold Storage Equipment Temperature Mapping Technician (CSE)

FTC until March 2022 (possible extension)

Milton Keynes

£25,000 - £28,000 PA plus 26 days holiday + bank holidays, free parking, subsidised canteen, and access to Perkbox discounts

We’re currently seeking a qualified Cold Storage Equipment Temperature Mapping Technician to work within a state of the art, diagnostics laboratory environment as part of the UK’s NHS Test and Trace programme.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

You will be responsible for the management of the temperature mapping requirements of Covid-19 Cold Storage Equipment (CSE) using a set of calibrated dataloggers.

This involves the mapping of new CSE as part of the Operational (OQ) and Performance Qualification (PQ) requirements for Validation, as well as annual re-validation existing of CSE.

CSE currently includes refrigerated cold rooms, walk-in -200C freezer, small refrigerators, and a variety of freezers from -150C to -800C.

This may be expanded to include mapping of -1960C liquid nitrogen storage vessels.

The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining the calibration status of the

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Be responsible for the full lifecycle of the temperature mapping procedure, including but not limited to: creating a plan, initiating and managing delivery of the project against an agreed timeframe.
  • Manage and supervise the validation of new CSE.
  • Ensure the annual re-validation of all CSE.
  • Ensure all temperature mapping equipment is calibrated to traceable standards.
  • Successful and timely communication of issues to relevant stakeholders, working together to resolve any problems.
  • Ensure controls are in place to achieve on time implementation with appropriate quality.
  • Working with the wider team to ensure the appropriate resources are assigned to ensure delivery.
  • Manage project risks/ issues and develop contingency and back-up plans.
  • Responsible for administration.

  • ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:


  • Proven experience of writing and maintaining relevant, controlled, documentation, including SOPs and training records.
  • Understanding the workings of CSE.
  • A minimum of NVQ level 3.
  • Proven experience of working cross-functionally with other areas.
  • Must be an excellent communicator, both spoken and written.
  • Sets and maintains high standards for self and takes necessary action to correct problems or issues.
  • Works with minimal supervision and reports on progress through both formal and informal channels.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise work effectively.
  • Pro-active, with strong administration and planning skills.
  • Proficient working with IT systems; experience of MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Confident communicator with polite and professional attitude to work.
  • Ability to manage stakeholder expectations.
  • Willingness to work flexibly to meet business demands.
  • Ability to horizon-scan potential areas for business development.
  • Full, clean, UK driving licence.

  • DESIRABLE CRITERIA:


  • Current F-GAS Certification.
  • Experience gained in a scientific or medical environment, preferably to degree level.
  • Knowledge of Temperature Mapping Equipment
  • Experience of working with ultra-low temperature storage
  • Previous experience of working in line with the requirements of ISO:15189, ISO:17025 and/or ISO:20387.

  • If you have previous experience working as a Temperature Mapping Technician (CSE) and are looking for our new opportunity, please apply today.





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