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Engineer – Site Services

Vacancy posted on:

Wickham Laboratories is a GMP/GLP compliant laboratory with over 50 years of global experience in specialised pharmaceutical and medical device testing in the fields of microbiology and toxicology.

Engineer – Site Services

We currently have a permanent, full-time vacancy for an Engineer.  Following an initial period of training within the Site Services department the intention is to develop the position so that equipment & system qualification work will become the primary role. Responsibilities listed will develop with competency & experience on site. Working hours would be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.00pm. On completion of training the successful candidate should be prepared to form part of the call out rota (currently 1 week in 4 for 24/7), this might change according to the number of staff available on rota.


  • Electrical Engineer
  • IT skills including excel & ability to learn new IT systems
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication
  • Demonstrate good organisational & problem solving skills
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team


  • Repair & maintenance of equipment and systems throughout the site
  • Routine maintenance checks of water systems, boilers, fire alarm systems
  • May be required to carry out some equipment qualification work
  • Writing up maintenance records or reports
  • General housekeeping duties
  • Any other reasonable tasks for which you are able & competent to carry out


  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above (or equivalent), two of which should be in Maths and English and HNC in Engineering (or equivalent).
  • A good knowledge of GxP Systems and other appropriate regulatory requirements.
  • Candidates should have good knowledge of Microsoft Office package.
  • Previous experience in validation work including temperature mapping, sensor calibration, TQ Soft, IceSpy & Notion Pro Systems would be an advantage.

Salary and reward package:

  • Salary £20 400 – £22 440 depending on qualifications and experience
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Auto enrolment pension, life cover, employee assistance program and medical cash back scheme
  • Extra day off on your birthday
  • Free car park, tea and coffee

If you wish to apply, please send a covering letter and CV (clearly stating which vacancy you are applying for), to

We often receive a high volume of applications for our vacancies, as such, we are not always able to respond to every application.  If you have not received a response from us within 14 days of the closing date above, unfortunately you have not been successful on this occasion.

Wickham Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employ