Laboratory Technician

Location: Northamptonshire Salary: Competitive Ref: ALS 2405

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On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to perform laboratory-based tasks for the metabolism department, in the conduct of metabolism studies for new product development based on global regulatory requirements.

Basic Requirements:

  • BSc in Chemical or life science subjects
  • Previous Laboratory experience is desirable
  • Practical experience with or a strong theoretical understanding of GLP regulations is required
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and as part of a team
  • Conscientious and meticulous in laboratory and written work

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • General laboratory housekeeping as detailed in the Metabolism rota – to include washing of glassware, waste removal, stocking and reordering of laboratory reagents, calibration of all pipettes and balances, and radioactive monitoring
  • Prepare general laboratory solutions including HPLC mobile phase, buffers, dose vehicles etc
  • Set up appropriate study apparatus according to specific study plans and specific worksheets
  • Perform routine Quantitative Radioactive Analysis (QRA) work for metabolism studies, as appropriate
  • Perform variety of sample analysis methods, as assigned
  • Conduct the experimental phases of in vitro, in vivo and environmental fate metabolism studies, as required
  • Assist in the development of new techniques
  • Record data and relay results to the appropriate personnel
  • Support other members of staff in their work as appropriate or as directed by management
  • Perform established analytical procedures.

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