Development Technician – Diagnostics

£20000 - £25000 per annum 
Job Type:
Science and Research 
Job Ref:

A high-growth global healthcare company is currently looking for Development Technicians to join their UK headquarters in Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

Offering benefits including competitive salary, pension scheme, plus life and medical insurance, this is a fantastic chance to contribute to great science driven by intellect and curiosity, and work with great people united in doing important work and being valued for it.

The Role
The company house the only national TB testing laboratory exclusively dedicated to performing the T-SPOT.TB test. You would play a key role as part of a commercial laboratory which specialises in immune-related diagnostic testing and is committed to providing the highest quality results and service to customers and patients.

As part of the Development Team and working alongside a team of Development Technicians you would be responsible for the design, performance and interpretation of experiments, supporting the development of automated solutions and broader product development objectives.

You would tasked with designing and conducting experiments as defined by workstreams, scanning scientific and clinical fields to identify promising new concepts and cutting edge technologies. You will be expected to ensure all projects are carried out in accordance with the quality management system and required regulatory standards.

The Candidate
– Degree or equivalent in life sciences subject
– Post-graduate experience working in life sciences/medical devices industry
– An understanding of the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries
– Familiarity with Quality System concepts and requirements including GMP and ISO systems.
– Previous experience in protocol/report writing/handling of data with minimal supervision.
– Willing to spend extended periods of time representing company at clinical sites outside of UK (minimum of 1 month)
– Eligible passport and/or visa to enable travel to USA, South Africa and China at a minimum

The Company
Across the globe, the company is driven by the expectation of excellence. Their proprietary immunology platform is generating a major impact on human life by creating more effective ways to test for diseases like TB and transforming the diagnostics marketplace in the process. Their commitment to giving passionate and creative people the freedom to explore their full potential is setting a new standard for careers in the sector.

Interested? If you think you’re right for this Development Technician role, then click the ‘Apply Now’ button, send us your CV and we’ll consider you for the first round of interviews.


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