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Date Added: Thu 10/06/2021

Lab Technician

Ely, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £9.6 / hourly

Our client an innovative diagnostics company is currently looking for a production technician to join their team.

The role

To carry out a range of standard laboratory activities, such as housekeeping duties, and provides technical support to scientific staff. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a practical technical understanding and will be comfortable to ask questions and consults senior staff members for clarification when uncertain.

Main Responsibilities

  • Maintain and operate standard laboratory equipment • Ensure laboratory is well stocked and resourced.
  • Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific staff investigations.
  • Perform basic chemical calculations (diluting, calculating DNA copy number, preparing solutions to specific molarity/concentration)
  • Assist in the manufacture of reagents for internal R&D purposes.
  • Assist in the manufacture of reagents for pilot trials.
  • Aliquot key reagents and chemicals for the scientific staff.
  • Ensure accurate, concise and up-to-date records of experimental data are maintained in laboratory notebook.

Additional Requirements

  • Has good practical skills with the ability to develop technical knowledge.
  • Is familiar with essential safety and hygiene requirements of particular work area.  
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate with other technical staff.
  • Interacts effectively with colleagues and immediate contacts.
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