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Production Laboratory Technician

Berkshire   •  £20000 - £23000 per annum + + Benefits  •  Permanent, Full time


A fast-growing biotechnology company is looking for a new Laboratory Technician to join their production team. You will be working with the production manager to produce finished vaccination products in line with production dates in a quality environment, complying with procedures. You will require a scientific degree, ideally biology-based, or equivalent laboratory experience.

Please note this role works on a shift pattern between Monday - Friday (7.30 am - 3.30 pm & 10 am - 6 pm) and one Saturday per month post-training.

Main 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 SOPs 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
  • Removal of waste from Production.
  • Cleaning of Production rooms and associated areas as per cleaning schedule.
  • Acceptance and storage/distribution of general deliveries.

Experience Required

  • A relevant scientific qualification, ideally biology-based, but others considered
  • Experience in cGMP quality/production or equivalent environment
  • Working knowledge of relevant quality standards, cGMP.
  • Technical knowledge of emergency (autogenous) vaccine products is desirable.
  • Knowledge of the processes involved
  • A good eye for detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Working experience with COSHH & Health & Safety regulations
  • Teamwork experience
  • Communication skills
  • Computer literate - Word, Excel
  • Can Do Attitude


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  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 7409
  • Posted: 20th June 2022
  • Expires: 18th July 2022

Cranleigh Scientific

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