Scientific
Scientific

Lab Technician

Oxford

Scope

Our client is a successful global company that provides a variety of on-site Laboratory Services to major pharmaceutical companies. As a result of continued growth and success, they now have an exciting new opportunity at a respected biotechnology customer in Oxford for a Lab Technician to join them.

This company offers a wonderful opportunity for development and career progression. They seek communicative, enthusiastic and capable scientists for their roles and reward their employees with a handsome salary and benefits and a varied and valuable working experience. My client will also give fantastic training to the successful candidate.

Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity to be apart of as the lab continues to grow due to their ongoing success. You will act as a Lab Technician to assist scientists across the R&D functions allowing them to concentrate on their core roles. Primarily, you will focus on the delivery of general and technical support.

  • Lab stock management
  • Decontamination of incubators, water baths, cell counter, class II cabinets, water purification units etc
  • Provide regular glassware and plastics collection, washing and, autoclaving/ sterilisation services (steam, dry or filtration) for the scientists to use within the laboratories
  • Management of pipette inventory and organisation of calibration schedules
  • Buffer & Media prep
  • Laboratory housekeeping – tidying stock rooms and cleaning equipment.
  • This role would suit a communicative team player who is wanting to go into the science industry.

About You

This position is for a communicative, enthusiastic and motivated person who is wanting to work in the science industry. You don’t need to be degree qualified for this position; my client is open to someone who has relevant science A levels (or equivalent) or entry level experience in industry (i.e. apprenticeship).

  • UK driving license is needed as service is based across 2 sites (please do not apply if you do not hold a UK driving licence).
  • Good IT skills required (including Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Good time management skills, ability to be flexible and handle multiple responsibilities and tasks on a regular basis
  • Clear and concise written and spoken communication skills
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment and Knowledge of SHE requirements in a laboratory environment is desirable but not essential
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Jak Thompson Managed by Jak Thompson
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South East
Permanent
Scientific
apply Posted - 04.08.2022

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