Junior Laboratory Technician

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Scientific

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £20000.00 - £20647.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alannah Fisher

  • Contact email:

    alannah.fisher@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/547543

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-03-21

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Microbiology Lab Technician
Diagnostics/Pharmaceutical
Liverpool
Up to £21,000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Microbiology Lab Technician to join a diagnostics company, who specialise in delivering microbiological diagnostic products for clinical, industrial and veterinary testing.

The responsibilities of the Microbiology Lab Technician:

* Accurately prepare culture media (agar and broth formulations) and simple reagent solutions for use in research projects and day to day laboratory activities.
* Maintain supplies of sterile consumables (pipette tips, loops, prepared culture media etc.) for day to day use.
* Wash, rinse, dry and return to allocated storage, all glassware and reusable containers etc. used for the preparation of dehydrated culture media, solutions and other laboratory reagents.
* Ensure that the Laboratory areas are kept clean and tidy
* Calibrate laboratory instrumentation
* Maintain laboratory freezers on a day to day basis, and in particular -80°C freezers

The successful candidate for the Microbiology Lab Technician role will have:

* BSc Honours in Microbiology/Biochemistry/Biomedical Science or appropriate science with documented route to state registration approved by the Institute of Biomedical Science
* Good understanding of QA, GMP, IVD Directive and ISO9001:2000 guidelines.
* Publication of laboratory work in peer reviewed journal.
* Previous laboratory work experience
* Work in research or method validation environment.

If you are an experienced Lab Technician with experience in a microbiology lab or an NHS laboratory then please apply now!

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