Laboratory Technician - Abzena

Laboratory Technician

Location: Cambridge, UK
Area: Operations

Working with world-leading biopharmaceutical companies and academic institutions across many therapeutic areas, Abzena offers a suite of complementary services and technologies to enable the development and manufacture of novel biopharmaceuticals. Abzena is now seeking a highly motivated and driven individual to take responsibility for day to day laboratory support activities that help the laboratory teams run effectively and efficiently.

You must have eligibility to work in the UK

Primary duties

  • Maintaining working levels of consumables and reagents in the labs
  • Counting materials or supplies in stock and reporting discrepancies between physical counts and computer records
  • Ensure checks to verify stock levels for re-ordering are accurate and appropriate
  • Ordering and receipt of goods
  • Cleaning of laboratory glassware and restocking of cupboards with clean glassware
  • Preparation of reagents and media for scientific experiments
  • Daily collection and disposal of laboratory waste
  • Managing laboratory gasses (ordering, delivery, changing and checking of cylinders, returning of empty cylinders)
  • Assisting with environmental monitoring
  • Following Standard Operating Procedures
  • Working to concepts and practices of Abzena’s lab health and safety policies

Qualifications, skills, and personal qualities

  • High standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Timely and accurate data entry skills, with a high level of attention to detail
  • IT literacy, with working knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Committed team player with proactive attitude
  • A confident and mature approach

 

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