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    Location(s)
  • Ware, England

  • Location(s)
  • Seer Green, England

Status Regular Job ID JR-012682 Recruiting Region Europe

Laboratory Technician (PDS)

Technical Laboratory Services

Ware, UK

Job Responsibilities

  • To perform routine calibration/verification checks on a range of laboratory equipment such as pH meters and balances. 
  • Set up and operation of a wide range of standard lab equipment. 
  • Prepare aliquot and label a large variety of buffers and reagents. 
  • Preparation of QC standards. 
  • Prepare materials and equipment for use. 
  • Undertake in lab tasks for scientific staff to agreed protocols, e.g., radioactive and environment monitoring, gel plates collection preparation and distribution of analytical or biological samples 
  • Cleaning and disinfection of lab equipment such as incubators, hoods and safety cabinets. 
  • Maintaining lab stocks such as consumables and solvents as needed.
  • Operate to approved quality standards (e.g., GLP/GMP). 
  • Maintain QA systems by keeping accurate records of work undertaken, methods used and results achieved. 
  • To ensure safe operation of any equipment used (e.g., balances, pH meters, fume cupboards). 
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant working instructions, SOPs and safety instructions.  
  • To be responsible for maintaining a tidy and efficient laboratory environment and for ensuring health, safety and compliance standards are met and maintained. 
  • To liaise with customer groups to discuss their requirements, agree protocols for new tasks, escalation to Line Manager as required. 
  • Planning of own daily tasks. 
  • To ensure timely and accurate reporting of data including performance metrics. 
  • To perform any other reasonable tasks as requested by the Line Manager. 

Education/Experience/Qualifications

  • Science background with qualifications to at least ‘A’ level standard or equivalent (grade C or higher) in a relevant scientific subject.  Qualified to GCSE (grades A-C) or equivalent in Maths and English. 
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment would be an advantage. 
  • Good Understanding of COSHH and GXP. 
  • Good customer focus. 
  • Be self-motivated and able to motivate others. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team.
  • Experience in working to technical procedures (SOPs, Work Instructions) and safety related documents (Risk Assessments). 
  • Computer literate. 
  • Good written and oral communication skills. 
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