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Laboratory Technician

Salary:
30,521 P.A. ?
Location:
Oxford Airport
Company:
Bio Rad Laboratories, Inc.

Description

Position Summary

An exciting and rewarding opportunity exists for a Laboratory Technician to join one of the world leaders in antibody production at our ISO 9001 certified Bio-Rad manufacturing facility in Oxford where we specialise in the manufacture of antibodies for the research community.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking person with an "can do" attitude and experience in any of the following techniques: protein purification, protein conjugation, flow cytometry, ELISA, WB and cell culture.

The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of all these techniques within a manufacturing setting.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manufacture and QC test Raw Materials and FG following standard manufacturing procedures and following a defined schedule. Clean and maintain work areas and equipment.
  • Maintaining and preparing records, reports and documentation
  • Recommending and facilitating basic changes to interdepartmental written procedures
  • Performing assigned tasks in 2 or more areas with process ownership in one area.
  • Ability to perform basic preventive maintenance on some equipment.
  • Ability to maintain accurate inventory of finished products.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of some manufacturing procedures.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Attention to details and ability to follow instructions-written and verbal.
  • Microsoft Office knowledge and ERP software.
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures and write reports.

Qualifications: BSc in a Biological Sciences related subject

Benefits:

Competitive Salary

25 days holiday (plus one extra day on your birthday)

As a permanent member of our team you will be eligible for the Bonus Scheme
Pension matched up to 8% and Life insurance
Bupa private health insurance extended to family

Dental insurance
Free onsite parking

Cycle Scheme
Gym Membership and Shopping discounts


Next Steps:

  • All applicants must be fully eligible to work in the UK
  • If you do not live within 50 miles from Kidlington in Oxfordshire, please indicate in your cover letter if you wish to relocate or commute.
  • If you are interested in this role, click ‘Apply’ with an updated CV.
  • If this role isn’t right for you then please ‘Refer a Friend’ as part of our Employee Referral Program.

About Bio-Rad

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.

Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.

Bio-Rad has a portfolio in excess of 11,000 antibodies and associated reagents, which are sold in over 55 countries world-wide, through both direct sales and via a network of global distributors. The portfolio business is complemented with a leading range of custom antibody manufacture and generation services, including recombinant monoclonal antibodies produced via Bio-Rad’sHuCAL® technology.

The antibody business is headquartered in Kidlington, near Oxford, England, along with its main production facilities.

Agency Non-Solitation:

Bio-Rad does not accept agency CVs, unless the agency has been authorised by a Bio-Rad Recruiting Representative. Please do not submit CVs unless authorized to do so. Bio-Rad will not pay for any fees related to unsolicited CVs.



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