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Laboratory Technician

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 1GF   •  £18K-£22K depending on experience  •  Permanent, Full time


Phenotypeca is looking for a Laboratory Technician to join our friendly and supportive team. This role would suit a non-graduate with A'level, BTEC or equivalent qualifications in a science subject and experience within a laboratory environment.

The Role:

As the perfect candidate, you will be strongly motivated to play an integral part in helping us to develop the next generation of yeast bioprocess technology for industrial biologics manufacturing.

Within your role as a Laboratory Technician, you'll be responsible for helping the smooth running of the laboratory, performing tasks such as maintaining stock levels across our BioCity and University sites, arranging testing, maintenance and calibration of equipment, cleaning lab surfaces and glassware.

Based on your experience, training will be given on a number of biological techniques including making and autoclaving base media, pouring plates and preparing different buffers and solutions.

An important element of the role is ensuring a safe working environment is maintained at all times through the implementation of Phenotypeca procedures and guidelines as well as the preparation and maintenance of EH&S documentation and SOPs.

You will have:

  • A'level, BTEC or similar qualification in a science subject.
  • Experience working within a laboratory environment and performing general lab maintenance duties.
  • Excellent team-working and communication skills.
  • Effective time-management skills and the ability to work to deadlines.

In return, we offer a competitive salary based on experience, skills and qualifications. 24 days holiday plus bank holidays (England) and pension scheme.

This role will be based in BioCity Nottingham.

Normal Working Hours: 7.5hrs per day between 8 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday*.

About us:

Phenotypeca is a rapidly growing yeast research and commercially focussed Biofoundry business, currently working on bioprocess development for vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutic protein production.

We have the world's most extensive collection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains for industrial recombinant protein production, comprising up to a billion genetically distinct strains. Phenotypeca optimises biologics production strains to make treatments more affordable and available at the right quality to those who need them.

We are a focussed yet fun company driven by performance, has strong business ethics and embraces scientific excellence. Above all, we put our customers first and want our people to be happy and healthy.

How to apply:

If you feel you have what it takes to join our life-changing mission, please submit your CV and Covering letter via the 'Apply' link below.

If you'd like to find out more about this opportunity before you apply, please call Simeon Ractliffe on 0115 698 0303 or email: phenotypeca@n2resourcing.com

We process your application and any enquiries in a safe and strictly confidential manner. We aim to respond to you within 2 working days.

Phenotypeca is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Related skills: Biology, Chemistry, Laboratory


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  • Employer: Phenotypeca
  • Contact: Simeon Ractliffe
  • Phone: 0115 698 0303
  • Updated: 20th June 2022
  • Expires: 18th July 2022

Phenotypeca

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