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Goods In Assistant (part-time)

Chesterford Research Park, near Saffron Walden



We are looking for a part-time Goods In assistant to work with our small and busy purchasing team. Hours of work will be Monday-Friday, 09:00-13:00.


You will be receiving goods, including chemical compounds and biological agents, booking these into our computerised systems and delivering them to the appropriate person on our site.  You will also follow up with suppliers when goods are not delivered.


You will be dealing with staff at all levels and from a number of sites.  This is a junior level position but, as an integral part of a small team, you must have good communication skills, be well-organised and be able to demonstrate strong attention to detail, an understanding of the importance of following procedures and a willingness to take ownership of the role. 


This job involves lifting and carrying, as well as walking between our three buildings on Chesterford Park.  Previous experience is not necessary, but a basic scientific knowledge would be helpful.  There is some computer data entry, so basic IT skills, including Excel, are required. 


You must live within easy travelling distance of Saffron Walden, be able to start immediately and be able to work for any company in the UK.


Benefits include pension, private medical insurance and life assurance.


To apply, please send your CV and a covering email to


About BioFocus

BioFocus is owned by Galapagos NV, a mid-size biotechnology company specialized in the discovery and development of small molecule and antibody therapies with novel modes-of-action.  Galapagos is progressing one of the largest pipelines in biotech, with five clinical and over 50 discovery/pre-clinical programs.  Galapagos has established risk/reward sharing alliances with top pharma companies such as GlaxoSmithKline, Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceutica, Roche and Servier in specific disease areas.  Together with the BioFocus and Argenta service operations, Galapagos’ research activities in five European countries are successful thanks to our highly motivated staff of more than 800 employees, a unique technology base and a strong financial position.                                                                                           No Agencies






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