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Laboratory Technician

Berkshire   •  £18000 - £21000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


An animal health organization is looking for a Production Technician to join its growing team. You will be responsible for producing Finished Vaccine Product in line with scheduled production dates in a Quality environment, complying with Company and statutory procedures. You must hold a degree in a scientific discipline and ideally have some experience in a production or manufacturing role working to GMP standards.

Shift Pattern -

Monday to Wednesday 07:30 til 18:00

Off Thursday to Wednesday

Thursday to Saturday 07;30 til 18;00

off Sunday

Monday to Wednesday 07;30 til 18:00

Responsibilities -

  • Inoculation, Incubation and Harvesting of bacteria on solid Media , Broths and Fermentor.
  • Accurate Completion of Antigen Production Records and associated Data Capture Forms
  • Preparation of materials and apparatus used in Antigen Production and Blending / Bottling
  • Blending / Bottling Finished Vaccine.
  • Labelling / Packaging & storage of Finished Vaccine.
  • Use of Autoclave
  • Collaborating in the generation of the Production Schedule
  • Delivering work as per the Production Schedule.
  • Writing / amending relevant SOP's and Data Capture Forms.
  • Health & Safety Compliance (Risk / COSHH etc)
  • Management of Stock / raw materials required for Production processes.
  • Liaison and communication with Company personnel at all levels.
  • Provide support in new product/process development.
  • Basic equipment maintenance

Requirements -

  • A BSc in a scientific discipline
  • At least 6 months experience in cGMP quality/production or equivalent environment Working knowledge of relevant quality standards, cGMP (Desirable)
  • Technical knowledge of emergency (autogenous) vaccine products is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the processes involved
  • A good eye for detail;
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Working experience of COSHH & Health & Safety regulations
  • Team work experience
  • Communication skills
  • Computer literate - Word, Excel

This is a great opportunity for a strong graduate, or someone with previous experience to join a growing team.


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6815
  • Updated: 25th March 2021
  • Expires: 22nd April 2021

Cranleigh Scientific

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