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Lab Materials Management Lead

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Job Introduction

Are you looking to work as part of a well-established team? We are looking for a Lab Materials Management Lead to join us at Kinsale, Cork! 

About the role

  • You will have full working knowledge of the Lab Services which are covered by the services run by Sodexo
  • You'll be responsible for work allocation to the Lab Support team, keeping within the specified detail of the contract, the financial budget and working principles.
  • Control Lab Support material stores to an acceptable level, ensuring rotation and safety in storage.
  • Liaising with suppliers on delivery requirements / schedules and access to buildings. Organise and represent client at supplier meetings.
  • Order stores as required following Company procedures through nominated suppliers approved by Sodexo. Liaise with client on upcoming campaigns, that require above average stocks of VMI material / one-off orders.
  • Control the issue and usage of Lab Support materials to client staff and monthly meeting with Client Purchasing and Lab reps to ensure strict cost control and negotiating discounts with Supplier.
  • Ensure strict supervision of all assets used in conjunction with the Lab Support contract
  • Managing all onsite documentation for chemical products in line with GXP requirements for External Quality audits
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of all chemicals in use and training in COSHH Regulations.
  • Comply with all Sodexo Company policies/procedures and client site rules and regulations.
  • Comply with all Company & Client policies and statutory regulations relating to Health & Safety, safe working practices, hygiene, cleanliness, fire and COSHH. This will include your awareness of any specific hazards in your work place.
  • Participate in any necessary training and team meetings as required to complete job responsibilities to the Company and clients standards.
  • SAP ordering on behalf of client, Preparation of Shopping carts for client purchasing dept. Cross checking of Invoices for Over-charging, duplicate orders and adherence to Client’s VAT exemption.
  • Receiving of goods
  • Material delivery & tracking issues
  • Liaise with Lab staff – with out of stock items and Replace stocks of consumables and reagents when required and inform a senior member of staff if stocks are low
  • Maintenance and development of Work procedures in line with SOG
  • Support development of Lab Support Services on site
  • Oversee record keeping, SAP generated Returns System and packing/shipping /labelling, of assets going off site for PM/Calibration work.

 

 

Role Responsibility

A few things about you 

  • Proven experience in working in a Lab Support team
  • Industry acumen and knowledge of Lab Support services
  • Good understanding of budget management
  • Experience in supervising a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working in a standards /compliance environment
  • Comply with Company and statutory regulations relating to Safe Systems of work, health & safety, hygiene & cleanliness
  • To deliver a consistent level of service, within the Company's standards, to the contract specification and agreed performance, qualitative and financial targets

 

 

Package Description

Permanent Fulltime - 39 hrs a week - Kinsale , Cork

€35,000 per annum + Sodexo benefits

  • 20 days holidays per year
  • Free GP service, Free employee assistance program
  • Pension Scheme, Family leave options
  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop   
  • Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
  • Cycle to work    
  • Life assurance   

 

 

 

 

About the Company

Why choose Sodexo?

You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.   
 

What do we mean when we say belong?  
 

It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.   

A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience, or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.  
 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds, and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins.  We have also launched Be Heard which an employee network is designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.
 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.   

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Our benefits:   

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health, and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;    

 

  • 20 days holidays per year
  • Free GP service, Free employee assistance program
  • Pension Scheme, Family leave options
  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop   
  • Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
  • Cycle to work    
  • Life assurance   

 

 

 

 

 

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