Store Technician Ref 3024

School/department: School of Life Sciences
Full-time (36.5 hours per week) Requests for flexible working options will be considered, subject to business need
Contract: Fixed-term for 6 Months
Reference: 3024
Salary: Starting at £21,814 to £25,217
Placed on: 04 February 2020
Closing date:  18 February 2020  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: 2 weeks after closing date
Expected start date: ASAP.

Job description

We are seeking to appoint a Stores Technician to work within our busy stores unit in the School of Life Sciences, for a period of 6 months to cover a staff absence.

The successful candidate’s duties will include checking and receipting incoming goods, dealing with queries relating to deliveries and collections, dispensing internal stock, and  manual handling of heavy goods such as gas cylinders.

The post holder will be highly organised, with a positive and flexible approach to work in order to deal with a variety of requests and tasks.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate their ability to work as part of a team, and must have a commitment to customer service, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work under pressure. Experience working in science laboratories or similar stores environment and a familiarity with the principles of stock control would be advantageous.

Informal enquiries:  E-mail Dan Bartlett (

Download job description and person specification Ref 3024 [PDF 167.51KB]


How to apply

Download our professional services application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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