PCR Scientist

  • Salary: c£30,000
  • REF Number: 00050475
  • Consultant: Jade Stirk
  • Contact: 0191 3848906
  • Date Published: 29.04.2021
  • Sector: Life Sciences, Medical Devices
  • Location: Eastleigh, South Coast
  • Discipline: Biochemistry, Research And Development

CK Group are recruiting for a PCR Scientist to join an assay development service at their site in Southampton. This position is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company: Our clients are experts in real-time PCR, a molecular biology technique for detecting the presence of DNA/RNA and quantifying it. They have customers in many different industries including academia, research, healthcare, food industry and the veterinary industry selling to over 130 countries worldwide. Last year they launched a range of assays and products to support the need for mass COVID-19 testing. Due to the emergence of new variants of the virus, they are seeking a scientist to support their surveillance programme, ensuring that their testing products continue to provide 100% detection and to track and identify the emergence of new variants as they arise.

PCR Scientist Role: The main purpose of this role is to conduct product failure and QC investigations, undertake validation activities and testing for product components. You will develop new manufacturing methods approaches and processes and establish product performance measures.

Further responsibilities:

  • Delivering discrete work packages within projects
  • Providing expert technical support and problem solving to the manufacturing function
  • Helping to identify alternative raw materials and advising on their suitability
  • Supporting the establishment of performance evaluation testing

Your background:

To be considered as a PCR Scientist, you will need:

  • At least two years’ experience of working within a laboratory production environment
  • Problem-solving ability, experimental planning and adaptability
  • Good scientific knowledge of PCR and the abilityto apply knowledge to resolve manufacturing issues
  • Knowledge of QMS, quality procedures

This role represents a chance for you to make a real difference to the future healthcare industry as well as build on your skills and wider network.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this PCR Scientist position, please contact Jade Stirk on 0191 3848906 or email jstirk@ckgroup.co.uk. Please quote reference 50475.

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