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Laboratory Technician - ELISA

Location
Berkshire
Salary
£23,000 to £25,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

A growing diagnostics company has an exciting opportunity for an R&D Technician to join its team. Your role will be to support the delivery of R&D team targets by completing experimental work on multiple live projects. Techniques used will include ELISA, SDS-PAGE and Western Blot. To be considered you will either, hold a BSc in a life science and have gained some previous experience using ELISA, or, have the equivalent extended lab experience and use of ELISA.

This role is offered on a 4 day working week between Monday and Friday, 8am - 5.15pm

RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential functions of the job are listed below. Other responsibilities may also be assigned.

  • The running and interpretation of ELISA as assigned
  • Recording of experiments and resulting data and suggest conclusions through interpretation
  • Performing analytical techniques such as SDS-PAGE and Western blot
  • Carrying out equipment calibrations
  • Communication of findings to other members of the R&D Team
  • Maintaining stocks of critical R&D components
  • Coating of ELISA plates
  • To assist in production and QC as required by the business
  • Daily planning to accommodate their required multiple experiments and testing
  • Demonstrate the ability to design and execute simple experiments
  • Regularly uses the pilot study system, and is familiar with the DRF system and how it is used
  • Contributes to testing of product performance characteristics when a new kit is validated prior to transfer to production
  • Can confidently contribute to weekly R&D meetings

Reasonable accommodations may be made to allow differently-abled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.

EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc in relevant scientific discipline, or have the equivalent experience
  • Good knwoeldge of ELISA
  • Experience in analytical techniques is desirable
  • Experience in industry would be advantageous
  • Experience in using Microsoft Excel for data analysis
  • Experience of working in a GMP/GLP environment would be desirable

Skills/Abilities

  • Aptitude towards problem solving
  • Good communication skills
  • Good time management
  • Flexibility/ Adaptability
  • Capability of designing, performing, and summarizing experiments
  • Ability to work proactively, both individually and in a team
  • To maintain a high level of integrity, motivation, and reliability in all work

WORKING CONDITIONS & HOURS

  • Require wearing laboratory coats, appropriate footwear and relevant work safety equipment.
  • This role is offered on a 4 day working week between Monday and Friday, 8am - 5.15pm
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Details

  • Job Reference: 702626687-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cranleigh Scientific
    Cranleigh Scientific
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Salary: £23,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent