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Laboratory Technician

  • Location

    Oxford

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18,0000-£20,000

  • Contact:

    Charlotte-Rose Perryment

  • Contact email:

    CharlotteP@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

  • Job ref:

    080944

  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-12-07

  • Start date:

    2018-11-12

Lab Technician, (Permanent)

Competitive Salary

Milton Park, Drayton, Harwell, Stenton, Didcot, Chilton, Marcham, Wantage, Abingdon, Goring, Farnborough, Cumnor, Wheatley, Oxford, Oxfordshire.

A leading well known Pharmaceutical company is currently seeking a Lab Technician to join their growing business. Reporting into the Laboratory team Leader, this role will be responsible for finished product analysis, equipment calibration, cleaning and preparing and weighing and measuring samples within the laboratory.

Laboratory Technician responsibilities include:
  • Operate LIMS: sample registrations, sample requesting, order processing, despatching and provisioning of sample information for all requests.
  • Work collaboratively in the laboratory team to deliver quality and timely weighing, solubilisation and assay ready plates, in accordance with service level agreements.
  • Accurately weigh requested samples according to priority and handling codes, ensuring balances are calibrated, minimum stock is dispensed, and the necessary packaging and documentation are provided for recipients
  • Operate liquid handling automation to create high quality liquid samples, ensuring quality assurance (QA) protocols are carried out at specified intervals and any deviations are rectified or escalated for immediate investigation
  • Operate manual solid stores and automated liquid stores for sample storage and retrieval. Complete automation fault finding, fixing or escalation for immediate investigation
  • Operate high and low volume automated liquid processing platforms to deliver high quality assay ready plates to recipients ensuring QA protocols are carried out at specified intervals and any deviations are rectified or escalated for immediate investigation
  • Complete on-site sample collection and delivery, and prepare the necessary documentation for external sample despatches; working collaboratively with the Sample Despatch Unit (SDU) to ensure shipments meet all service level agreements
  • Operate manual processes to ensure business continuity for critical project deliveries during periods of major automation downtime
  • Communicate progress to team and supervisors, and ensure close co-operation with scientific staff
  • Operate all procedures in accordance with SOPs, SHE and COSHH regulations, consulting supervisors as necessary
You will have ideally have experience of working within a Laboratory and ideally have graduated with Mchem/Bsc or life sciences degree.

To apply please submit your CV




 


 




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