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Stores Assistant

Wellcome Sanger Institute - Biological Sciences

We have a new opportunity for a Stores Assistant to join our skilled and knowledgeable team.

You will work on a 7 week rota system which assigns individuals to specific stores tasks for a week at a time and you will be trained across all of these tasks.

Our main areas of responsibility is to process deliveries for our customers through Goods in a timely fashion and to provide portering services to support the scientific community and other service departments.

  • Process consumables on behalf of Genome Research Limited (GRL)
  • Provide inventory held lab consumables for products that are high value, high usage and critical to pipeline teams
  • Provide a daily portering service whereby all deliveries and requests for inventory are dropped at their delivery points in line with our same day, next day service level
  • To respond and resolve delivery queries and emails in a timely manner
  • To provide excellent customer service and logistical support to our customers

We operate a counter service 5 days a week; we provide a shop front for customers to collect their perishable deliveries, samples, work related documents and personal deliveries. Customers can also make urgent requests of stocked products, product or order enquiries at the counter during our opening times. 

You will

  • ensure that our service levels are maintained to the highest standard and covered at all times.
  • adhere to health and safety requirements and following standard operating procedures to provide an effective high quality customer focused stores service to agreed operating standards.

On the job training and support will be provided by an allocated mentor within the team.

Essential Skills:

  • Educated to GCSE level standard or equivalent, with English and Maths
  • Previous experience in Goods in
  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills (can operate accounts package and database accurately)
  • Good housekeeping practices
  • Has skills and knowledge that will provide tangible benefits to the department
  • Full UK driving licence

Ideal skills:

  • Fork lift licence holder
  • Capable of duties without close supervision
  • Able to plan and carry own work out independently

Our Campus: Set over 125 acres, the stunning and dynamic Wellcome Genome Campus is the biggest aggregate concentration of people in the world working on the common theme of Genomes and BioData. It brings together a diverse and exceptional scientific community, committed to delivering life-changing science with the reach, scale and imagination to pursue some of humanity's greatest challenges.

Our Benefits: Our employees have access to a comprehensive range of benefits and facilities including:

  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme and Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing by one day a year to a maximum of 30
  • Family friendly environment including options for flexible and part-time working, a childcare voucher scheme, Campus Nursery and Summer holiday club
  • Two days paid Employee Volunteering Leave a year
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Campus Gym, tennis courts, cricket pitch and sports hall plus a range of dining facilities
  • Active Campus Sports and Social Club
  • Free Campus Bus Service

Genome Research Limited hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award and will consider all individuals without discrimination and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, where everyone can thrive.

Please include a cover letter and CV with your application.

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £19,709 per annum plus benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 22nd March 2019
Closes: 20th May 2019
Job Ref: 83408
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