Medical Technician

Medical Technician

Job Description

Job ID: 30531
Job Function: Defence
Job Term: Permanent
Job Region: Bristol
Posted Date: 8 Mar 2024

Job Overview

TVS are working as part of Team Leidos, which is a team of defence and logistics specialists, supporting a major contract providing an end to end supply chain service delivering commodity and inventory savings to the UK Ministry of Defence. We are recruiting for a Medical Technician for the medical supplies division of the Commodity Management Pillar.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Healthcare Assistant (Band 3 calibre) to utilise product knowledge in medical consumables to support Team Leidos and UK Defence Clinicians. The Medical Technician will be working for TVS at the Team Leidos offices at Emersons Green in Bristol as part of a vibrant and dynamic team, committed to transforming the way the MOD is supported.

Job Responsibilities

The primary role of the Technical Pillar is to assist in the specification development, in-service technical management, rationalisation and commercialisation of a range of products required to maintain and support a vast range of military platforms operating in the Land, Air and Maritime environments.

Reporting to the Medical Commodity Lead, you will:

  • Act as the technical expert for the range of medical consumables products, including providing day-to-day technical product support and expert advice, through your medical product knowledge.
  • Advise on product modifications, safety cases and safety issues within Team Leidos.
  • Help to build relationships with customers (senior military and MOD Civil Servants) and suppliers to agree product requirements and specifications.
  • Work with the Military Tri-Services and industry experts to seek out potential for improvements and to rationalisation of product ranges, by attending contract meetings, industry expos and trade fairs to keep abreast of industry trends and innovations.
  • Be professionally confident to provide technical support to contract tender, evaluation and through life management, including obsolescence management.

Qualifications and Skills

Essential Experience:


NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is essential.

Good knowledge of MS Office applications.

Full UK driving licence. (Some travel can be anticipated).


Desirable Experience:


Experience in critical care or theatre.

Previous experience of working in or with the UK MoD and understanding of the UK MoD processes and equipment.

Knowledge of NATO codification requirement and process.

A working knowledge of a supply chain end to end process.

An interest in Medical Consumables and willingness to develop your technical knowledge.


Contact TVS:


Based from offices in Emersons Green we operate flexible start and finish times, have onsite car parking and an earlier finish time on Friday afternoon ensuring a good work life balance.


The successful candidate will be required go through a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) Clearance.


For more information about this role or to discuss other roles and opportunities with TVS please contact Bill Porter, Recruitment Manager for TVS on 07764 241 601.


About TVS:


TVS Supply Chain Solutions are specialists in receiving, processing and managing the flow of raw materials, individual components and spare parts for a range of manufacturers within the automotive, beverage, industrial and defence markets.


Operating from six bespoke centres across the UK plus a number of strategic facilities across Europe, Asia and the USA, TVS SCS is owned by TVS Logistics Investment which is part of the $6bn TVS Group and has ambitious plans for global expansion.


Determined to be different, our specialist services set us apart as a market-leading 4PL provider.


Our tailor-made options include: inventory management; funding and control; supplier management; warehousing; packaging; inbound and outbound transport and logistics; same day delivery; kitting; sequencing; IT software for planning and costing and creation of technical product literature.

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