Operations Technician - Cytocell

  • Closing date 8 Nov 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 Operations Supervisor, you will work as part of the team carrying out a variety of tasks in the Production process, in particular final product assembly, despatch and warehouse duties.

Your duties will include:

  • Monitoring and maintaining stock levels of materials and reagents within the kit assembly area
  • Raising Material Transfer Form requests to replace stock as necessary
  • Assisting with Materials Management tasks as directed, including the selection and picking of warehouse items using the iPassport system
  • Assisting, when required, with keying orders into the SAGE accounting system
  • Assisting with final despatch packing
  • Executing and documenting tasks using approved ISO compliant documentation
  • Adhering to procedures documented in the Cytocell quality system and ensuring that any non-compliances are reported in a timely manner using approved procedures
  • Maintaining a clean and organised working environment at all times
  • Ensuring safety related issues are reported, including completing relevant documentation

You will have:

  • A scientific qualification, at least A Level standard or equivalent
  • Experience within a production environment
  • Good PC literacy
  • The ability to work to deadlines within exacting processes in line with guidelines and under close supervision both as part of a team and independently and in a sometimes highly pressured environment.

Full training will be provided to the successful candidate.

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Pension Scheme (10% non-contributory)
  • Private Health Insurance
  • 24 days holiday a year rising with service
  • Attractive 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 8th November 2020.

No agencies please

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