Sample Preparation Technician

  • Job Reference: 00033456-1
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

CK Group are recruiting for a Sample Preparation Technician to join a company in the Pharmaceutical industry at their site based in Cambridge on a contract basis for 6 months.

Our client is a global pharmaceutical company with a major presence in the UK. Their purpose is to deliver life-changing medicines and to do this they are completely science-led and like to share this with the scientific, healthcare and business communities within the UK.

This Sample Preparation Technician role will be based at our clients site in Cambridge.

Additional: Tuesday to Saturday - Candidates must be happy to work between the hours of 2pm and 3am, enhanced payments for antisocial working are available - these roles will initially be to provide support to the night shift.

£16-18 per hour, depending on experience.

Sample Preparation Technician Role:

Primary responsibilities will include the removal of specimen transport tubes from kit packaging according to the safety guidelines outlined in COVID-19 Specimen Receiving SOP, while using necessary PPE.
Identifying samples that may be compromised or do not meet established acceptability criteria according to defined processes and procedures will also be a critical part of this role (e.g. not accurately labelled, open tubes, empty tubes etc).
Sorting samples as needed into racks and pipette samples into 96 well plates; complete viral inactivation steps and enter required information in a LIMS system.
You will receive training on a specific sample preparation procedure that is compatible with the downstream assay method as well as guidance on accurate, safe handling and processing of samples according to a specific COVID-19 Specimen Processing SOP that is applicable.

Your Background:

Experience of working to ISO 15189 medical laboratory standards is highly desirable.
Hands on experience of Aseptic technique is required, experience of working in an automated environment would also be an advantage.

For more information or to apply for these Sample Preparation Technician position, please contact Julie on (phone number removed) or email (url removed), quoting job ref 49460.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.