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Laboratory Technician

CY Partners
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Biomedical Science
Contract Type

Laboratory Technician

Permanent Position

GBP23,000 annually

Based in Central Manchester

Do you have a scientific background with hands on laboratory experience?

Would you like to work for a leading clinical research organisation with a strong pipeline of clinical and laboratory projects?

My client are a leading clinical and laboratory service provider, specialising in a range of therapeutic areas and with the patient at the heart of their research. Using their specialist clinical trial platform, they play a key role in drug and vaccine development and are currently experiencing an impressive period of growth so are investing heavily in their state of the art clinical and laboratory facilities in Central Manchester and London. As a result, they are looking to expand their laboratory team, through bringing on board a Laboratory Technician within their Manchester site.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading clinical research organisation within a team of knowledgeable and motivated professionals, driving forward the testing of infectious and respiratory disease products in drug discovery and development.

Key Responsibilities of the Laboratory Technician will include;

  • Receipt, processing and storage of clinical samples in a timely manner and in line with laboratory Standard Operating Procedures (SOP s).
  • Ensure compliance to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) / Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP).
  • Oversee and document the transportation of patient samples in line with GCP.
  • Complete associated laboratory documentation, including lab books and GCP records.
  • Support laboratory housekeeping activities including reagent monitoring, consumable ordering and equipment maintenance.
  • Undertake laboratory training e.g., Health and Safety and GCP.
  • Work effectively in the Manchester team, ensuring efficient communication within the wider organisation including London based laboratory and clinical teams.

To be considered for this Laboratory Technician vacancy you will need the following skills and experience;

  • BSc / MSc in a Scientific discipline e.g., Biological Science, Biomedical Science, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology etc. or equivalent working experience.
  • Demonstratable experience working within a laboratory environment (academic or industry).
  • Previous experience processing biological samples, particularly human blood samples, is highly advantageous.
  • Understanding of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Clinical Laboratory Practice (GCLP) or GxP.
  • Experience of working collaboratively, whilst also being self–motivated when working independently.
  • Excellent communication skills and a personable nature to support relationship building within the broader team.
  • Experience working within a regulated laboratory e.g., GxP, GCP, GCLP is beneficial.

Key Words "Laboratory Technician, Lab Tech, Laboratory, Biological Science, Biomedical Science, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Virology, Sample Processing, Human Samples, Biological Samples, Bloods, Clinical Samples, Clinical Research, Clinical Development, Good Clinical Practice, GCP, Good Clinical Laboratory Practice, GCLP, GxP, Manchester.

Please apply online or contact Katie–May Kress at CY Partners for more information.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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