Lab Technician

  • Location:

    Cardiff, Wales

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Healthcare

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Lab Technician/ Product Finishing Technician


6 month contract

Our customers undertake life-saving activities. These range from fundamental biological research to developing innovative vaccines, biologic drugs, and novel cell and gene therapies. Our job is to supply the tools and services - the pots, pans, soups and sauces - they need to work better, faster and safer, leading to better patient outcomes.

What you'll do

Based in the Biology manufacturing department at the Cardiff site, working in a laboratory environment. The role would entail manufacturing products such as Desalting columns for DNA and Protein Separation and PCR products for detection of human diseases such as Covid.

  • Automated and manual dispensing of liquid and lyophilized products
  • Packaging and labelling of finished products
  • Formulation of buffers
  • Highlighting any quality or manufacturing issues if they occur.
  • Basic Laboratory tasks such as cleaning, stock checks and disposing of laboratory waste.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and safety within the Laboratory by working with the area supervisor to complete chemical expiry checks, waste disposal, stock maintenance and PPE checks.
  • Conform to systems that aid with standard ways of working within the Biology manufacturing team.

Who you are

  • Have basic laboratory experience.
  • Have an eye for detail.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work in an organised and logical manner to enable multi-tasking.
  • Ability to use own initiative to prioritise work schedule when required
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to be flexible, learn new tasks quickly and work across different teams and with different product ranges as required.
  • To have a working knowledge of Microsoft word and excel.

If you feel you would be suitable, please send in your CV

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