Laboratory Technician I - Abzena

Laboratory Technician I

Location: Cambridge, UK
Area: Bioassay

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 biopharmaceutical products.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a collaborative, varied and challenging environment where you will be encouraged to step outside your comfort zone.

Situated on an attractive parkland estate, in a spacious, beautifully landscaped setting, the Abzena building on the Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge has been purpose-built to accommodate Abzena’s needs and enables all the Group’s UK-based science teams to work together in a single, state-of-the-art facility.

Working in accordance to our SOPs you will work under the supervision of the Scientists to provide an integral part of the laboratory operations.

Primary duties

  • Maintaining working levels of consumables and reagents in the labs
  • Blood processing, PBMC preparation
  • Cell line culture
  • Lab maintenance
  • Harvesting cells for proliferation assays
  • DNA preps, gels, endotoxin testing
  • Cleaning of laboratory glassware and restocking of cupboards with clean glassware
  • Preparation of reagents and media for scientific experiments
  • Following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • 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

To fulfil the role you will be required to wear protective clothing and work in a controlled environment. You must be eligible to work in the UK.

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