Laboratory Assistant/Shipping Operative

Description of Duties

  • Receive inbound shipments,
    • File packing slips, invoices, certificates of analysis in orderly fashion
    • Safely unpack and store products at appropriate temperatures
    • Log samples into sample log sheet
  • Prepare orders and samples for shipping, packing in line with internal SOPs and IATA guidelines
  • Aliquot human plasma and serum materials
  • Restock labs
  • Use standard laboratory equipment, for example centrifuges, pipettes, autoclave, biosafety cabinet
  • Use appropriate PPE and adhere to safety precautions when handling human source materials
  • General Housekeeping duties
  • Stock Maintenance/Records
  • Label plasma and serum vials
  • Maintain test data spreadsheet
  • Keep lab and office in tidy condition
  • Clean lab and office weekly and as needed
  • Maintain equipment
  • Record data in the maintenance/calibration spreadsheets
  • Assist Lab Technicians with daily duties, preparing the labs for daily use
  • Update records using Excel
  • Complete Health & Safety and equipment checks, maintaining equipment log
  • File test paperwork
  • Return stock to laboratory freezers as required
  • Any other duties as requested by Line Manager



Previous laboratory experience preferred but full training will be provided

Knowledge of Microsoft Office essential

GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths

Attention to detail is a must


To apply for this position please email including your CV along with a covering letter outlining the following:

1)  Why you would like to work for AbBaltis

2)  What relevant experience or knowledge do you believe you have for this role?

3)  What is your greatest achievement and failure so far in your life or career?