Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Slough


Equipment Maintenance Specialist - Slough

We are recruiting! We are looking for a driven Equipment Maintenance Specialist to join our fabulous team!

Would you like to join our global business where we invest in great people? Lonza is a Swiss multinational, chemicals and Biotechnology Company with major facilities in Europe, North America and South Asia. We encourage our employees to challenge themselves and we offer an environment that fosters creativity and success.

As an Equipment Maintenance Specialist, you will be working across three buildings to perform and coordinate laboratory equipment maintenance liaising between scientists, service providers and engineers. This is not a hands-on maintenance/ engineering role. In this role, you will be interacting with engineering teams and external contractors to facilitate any maintenance and/or repair work.

Key Responsibilities:

Completion of routine activities within the laboratory to maintain equipment in good service and compliant – daily checks of labels, work orders for lab equipment e.g. Freezers, speed vacs, water baths and HPLC’s)

To identify and escalate issues as required

To form a liaison point between scientists, service providers and the engineering department for breakdowns, preventative maintenance or calibration controls activities.

Accountable for equipment stock and inventory management with Kanban approach.

Partake in laboratory inspections taking responsibility for delivery of follow on actions.

Assist the team with department equipment and facility changes.

Key skills and experience required:

Capable of troubleshooting and resolving issues quickly and effectively

Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)

Ideally previous experience working in GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) environment

Experience working in engineering environment is desirable

Some experience with calibration checks will be an advantage

Strong organization skills

Great attention to details

Good computer skills

If you would like to join our globally integrated team of experts and have the opportunity to showcase your potential, demonstrate your technical expertise and to experience a different challenge every day get in touch to hear more about this fantastic new role!

Lonza understands the uncertainty that may be felt by EU candidates. Lonza will happily provide assistance to successful EU candidates to gain settled or pre-settled status in the UK.

Lonza. The place to Go, Stay and Grow.

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