Laboratory Support Technician

  • Closing date 17 Aug 2020
  • Type Full-time
  • Duration Permanent

Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) provides world class genetic research solutions to leading clinical and academic research institutions. We are a rapidly growing company with state-of-the-art facilities and over 100 employees based at our Cytocell ® office in Cambridge and our head office in Oxford. With customers in over 60 countries worldwide and ambitious expansion plans, we have a strong reputation and increasing share in the large and growing genomic medicine market.

An opportunity has arisen in our Operations Team, which is responsible for manufacturing, packing, shipping, health & safety and facilities management coordination.

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, you will provide a range of support to the manufacturing and operational teams working within the laboratory.

Your duties will include:

·         Preparing buffers and solutions

·         Performing gel electrophoresis and spotting of cell samples

·         Product aliquoting, including probe and reagents

·         Labelling and preparation of glass devices

·         Cleaning, sterilising and generally maintaining a clean and organised working environment

·         Tasks relating to the production process such as final product assembly, booking in and unpacking of warehouse stock and assisting with shipment of finished goods

·         Following processes and procedures in the Cytocell quality system and documenting tasks using approved ISO compliant documentation

·         Reporting non-conformances or safety related issues using approved procedures

·         Timely completion of all paperwork

You will have:

-       Experience within a production or laboratory environment

-       Quality system experience following SOPs and protocols

-       The ability to follow detailed processes and work to deadlines in a sometimes highly pressured environment

-       A good eye for detail

-       An organised approach to work

-       The ability to work well independently as well as part of a team

 Full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

 In return you will receive:

  •        Competitive salary
  •        Pension Scheme (10% non-contributory)
  •        Private Health Insurance
  •        21 days holiday rising with service
  •        High Street Discount Scheme

Application is via CV & a one-page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, salary expectations and confirming you have the right to work in the UK to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 17 August 2020.

 No agencies please


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