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.


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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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