Facilities Assistant

  • Job Reference: OX4580
  • Date Posted: 31 August 2021
  • Recruiter: Manpower UK
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £13.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Duration: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Manpower is currently recruiting a Facilities Assistant for a local business located on The Science Park in Oxford. This is a key role in ensuring operations can run efficiently, whilst collaborating across all departments and communicating effectively.


  • Be the main contact for receipt of all deliveries
  • Updating Purchase order log to track status of orders received
  • Maintaining stock rooms for Research and CMC, updating the stock control inventory system, and replenishing standard stock items in the lab areas
  • Ensuring deliveries are received by the department / recipient
  • Communicating status of availability of stock items / items on back order to manage expectations
  • Assist quality control with receipt quarantine and approval for release of controlled materials
  • Manage site recycling activities and monitor clinical waste collections
  • Support facilities activities where required such as supervising engineers onsite and assisting the facilities manager. Overseeing the collection and return of laundered Lab coats
  • Maintaining Health and Safety standards onsite - such as ensuring safety equipment / PPE is available and in good order

Person Specification:

  • Problem analysis, use of judgment and ability to solve problems efficiently
  • Able to build strong relationships quickly and collaborate effectively
  • Tolerant and flexible to different situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to prioritise work effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Uses own initiative, is proactive and reliable
  • Previous experience in a similar position would be advantageous
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office

In return my client is offering an hourly pay rate of £13.50ph, 40 hours per week Monday to Friday 9.00am to 6.00pm. Please upload an up-to-date CV today and a Manpower representative will be in touch soon.