Laboratory Operator - Cell Biology
West Sussex Based
£18,000 + Overtime + Benefits
Do you have experience in a laboratory?
Would you like to work for a leading Cell processing and storage company?
My client are an innovative company who are at the forefront of Stem Cell processing and storage technology. The company aims to provide the best private storage bank service in the world by using their innovative science led approach. The role is to join the growing laboratory team processing stem cells for long term storage for use in future therapies that will greatly benefit the donor should they every fall seriously ill.
The company is a leading provider of stem cell storage dedicated to delivering paramount storage and process facilities worldwide currently storing more samples than any other UK private bank. They were one of the first companies to provide stem cell storage in the UK and the first company offering to store whole cord blood as well as volume reduced samples.
This is an excellent opportunity to join this innovative company as a Laboratory Operator processing and cryogenically storing stem cell samples. Your role is to process samples with strict adherence to SOP`s and guidelines in their GMP approved laboratory. The samples are processed under aseptic conditions using CAT A / B clean room technology. Once processed and stored there is a need to continually assess and validate the samples to ensure regulatory and legal requirements are at all times adhered to.
This role will work under a shift pattern on Monday to Friday 8am to 4pm or 10am to 6pm on a rotational basis. Requiring some weekend cover, which will be agreed in advance. Due to nature of the role accuracy is essential. Some manual handling such as loading and unloading cryotanks will be required. This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading company at the fore front of their sector providing a vital service for the customers.
Skills and Experience Required;
You will need to have experience of working in a laboratory environment either during your degree or from a commercial role, preferably under aseptic conditions but this is not essential as training will be given.
Experience of GMP and / or GLP with experience of sample processing is an advantage to your application. This role would suit a graduate, or someone without a degree with equivalent working experience. Key Words "Cell Culture, Microbiology, Stem Cell, Sterile, Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Aseptic Technique, Flow Cytometry, FACS, Lab Technician, West Sussex, East Sussex, Brighton, Hove, Crawley, Horsham, Croydon, Redhill, Graduate, Laboratory Technician"
Please apply online or call Neil Walton on 02030964706
The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.