Lab Technician

£25000 - £30000 per annum 
Job Type:
Graduates and Trainees 
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A high-growth global healthcare company is currently looking for well-educated and enthusiastic Lab 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.

This is a foundation level role and the post-holder will be encouraged to develop their skills, including in participation in on-line learning, to further develop their career.

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 the diagnostic testing service provided to UK clinical services as well as participate in ground-breaking research including collaboration with vaccine development companies.

As Lab Technician your responsibilities will include…
– Working under supervision to take responsibility for preparing and conducting diagnostic tests using T-SPOT technology. Tests currently performed include those for SARS-CoV-2 and for Tuberculosis
– Ensuring that allocated work is completed to agreed timelines to meet both the laboratories and the customers service requirements
– Identifying and raising any issues or concerns with allocated work that may cause a service delay, ensuring that any issues are communicated to the line manager or supervisor in a timely manner

The Candidate
This is a great opportunity for an aspiring scientist to develop an understanding of the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries. A good understanding of cell culture and cellular biology techniques would be an advantage, as would previous experience working in a GMP laboratory. BSc or equivalent in a life sciences discipline will be required.

You will be an energetic and enthusiastic individual with a high standard of numeracy and literacy, able to work well under pressure, alone and as part of a team. A high standard of IT competency will also be required.

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

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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