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Sample Reception/Post Room 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/Post Room department is the point of entry for all items received into the business so following procedures correctly and exhibiting attention to detail is absolutely 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.
  • Label, prepare, and sort all samples received following all relevant protocols.
  • Cross reference all packages received against relevant courier documentation.

Attributes & Experience

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.
  • Data entry experience and a keen eye for detail would be very useful.
  • Comfortable working to standard operating procedures.

Salary & Working Hours: 

  • Minimum wage with incremental training increases available through learning progression.
  • TUESDAY- FRIDAY 06.00-12.00 & SATURDAY 05.00-11.00. 
  • Please note that these shift start /end times could be subject to change at a future date due to the changing needs of the business.

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

  • Company discounts.
  • Discounts on veterinary products and services.
  • Access to our sharesave scheme.
  • 5 weeks a year holiday + Bank Holidays (pro-rata)
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Access to great savings through Perk Box.

Interested? If you would like to apply, please click 'Apply Now' to include your CV.



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Manor House, Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom, TQ12 4PB
  • Salary:
    National Minimum Wage
  • Practice:
  • City:
    Newton Abbot
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  • Application Closing Date:
    30 June 2021
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