Bioprocess Laboratory Technician - Hertfordshire

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00042538
  • Consultant: Jason Johal
  • Contact: 01438 842963
  • Date Published: 22.06.2018
  • Closed Date: 16.07.2018
  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Location: Home Counties, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development, Biotechnology

Jason Johal is recruiting for Bioprocess Laboratory Technician to join a cell & gene therapy processing company based in Hertfordshre. The organisation has a strong reputation for their technical and strategic expertise within the cell and gene therapy market across Europe and at their new state of the art lab facilities you will be involved with ongoing exciting projects with leading clients at an ideal time to be joining them.

The company

Our client is fast progressing simultaneously several programmes towards clinical investigation and is now establishing a new Discovery Laboratory to ensure the rapid translation of their innovative vectors into clinic benefit. The research group places a strong emphasis on innovation, ability to make a difference to the patients, as well as the ability to apply your skills and develop new ones by collaborating with a multidisciplinary team. They will provide you with promising and exiting research projects in an environment that strongly values your development.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Lab Manager, you will join the cell and gene therapy process development team and the role will focus on providing technical support to scientists in the team. Duties will include ordering/maintaining consumable stocks, undertake general lab housekeeping, placing purchase orders, coordinating incoming deliveries and outgoing shipments. You will also assist with the administration of laboratory documentation and records (electronic and paper based), perform routine analytical tests to support ongoing process development studies and will run assays including ELISA, metabolite analysis, cell counts, and various plate-based assays. Other duties will include the preparation of media, reagents and buffers, the timely completion of laboratory notebooks and documentation and compliance with health, safety, environmental and quality standards and procedures.

Your Background

With Life Science related A-levels or a BSc in a relevant subject (or equivalent), you will have prior laboratory technician experience in a biochemistry, microbiology or biotechnology R&D laboratory. You will also have prior experience with either cell culture or purification methods, good aseptic technique and a range of analytical methods. The ability to learn specific practical techniques and apply this knowledge to solve problems along with the ability to use, maintain and calibrate technical equipment with accuracy are required. The role is lab based and will require some out of hours and weekend working to an agreed rota.

For more information or to apply for this Laboratory Technician position, please contact Jason Johal on 01438 723 500 or Alternatively, please click on the link below to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST42538 in all correspondence.

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