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Sample Reception Assistant - Axiom

This position will be responsible for opening and processing incoming sample submissions received via courier and Royal Mail, then preparing all materials for onward movement to the various laboratory departments for analysis.

The Sample Reception department is the first point of call for all items received into the business so following correct procedures and exhibiting attention to detail is crucial in ensuring the smooth onward progress of each day's work, as is working efficiently and accurately to meet all deadlines and time restrictions.

Sample reception duties: 

  • Open and process all incoming submissions received via courier and Royal Mail.
  • Check samples received against the accompanying submission form.
  • Record quantity and types of items received.
  • Cross reference all packages received against relevant courier documentation.
  • Process and dispatch supplies orders to clients via courier and Royal Mail.
  • Prepare and dispatch diagnostic samples to other laboratories and to staff working off-site.
  • Receipt and stock control of incoming deliveries.

Candidate Profile:

  • The successful candidate will have to be adaptable, process-driven, able to work on own initiative, and eager to learn new skills as and when required.
  • Methodical, efficient, and organised approach to all tasks.
  • Keen eye for detail.
  • Conscientious and flexible team player able to fit in with a well-established existing group of staff members.
  • No prior lab experience necessary.

Salary & working hours:

  • 41 hours per week, national minimum wage with incremental training increases available through learning progression.
  • ALTERNATE Mondays 08:00-14:00
  • Tuesday-Friday 05:00-14:00
  • Saturday 05:00-11:00
  • PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE SHIFT START/END TIMES COULD BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE (I.E. LATER) AT A FUTURE DATE DUE TO THE CHANGING NEEDS OF THE BUSINESS.

In return, you will receive a range of benefits including:

  • Company discounts.
  • Access to our sharesave scheme.
  • Up to 5 weeks a year holiday + Bank Holidays. 
  • Additional discount schemes.

Please submit your CV and a covering letter stating your motivates for this role and explain what you would bring to the team.

Interested? If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now!'

 

 

 


 
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Location
Axiom
Manor House, Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom, TQ12 4PB
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  • Salary:
    NMW
  • Practice:
    Axiom
  • City:
    Newton Abbot
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time
  • Employment Type:
    Permanent
  • Application Closing Date:
    27 November 2020
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