Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Management Team

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
25 Sep 2020

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R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
Contract Type
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Do you want a meaningful role that matters?  We do what’s right for our employees, patients and partners, and so can you.

This is an opportunity for someone with some previous laboratory experience to help us ensure the smooth & efficient & compliant running of our laboratory suites.

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • To provide support for equipment maintenance including equipment files and service contracts.
  • Be responsible for activities undertaken in the Microbiology lab servicing the analytical laboratory suites. i.e. overseeing submission and testing of samples, ensuring assays are performed to meet regulatory compliance in a timely manner
  • Be responsible to ensuring the delivery of cell culture stocks to the lab based groups
  • Making sure equipment is serviced and calibrated and fit for purpose
  • Raising and review equipment files to meet Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards
  • Overseeing, maintaining and ensuring quality of key stock consumables, media, solutions, buffers used by Scientists to ensure work activities are maintained
  • Assisting the laboratory supervisor to ensure the laboratory suites meet regulatory compliance
  • Ensuring OXB laboratory waste management systems are adhered to
  • To follow up on cleaning schedules to (GMP) within OXB suites

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to a Diploma or A Level preferably within a Life Sciences or equivalent experience within a similar environment
  • Experience in working in GLP and/or GMP laboratory
  • Previous experience with aseptic techniques & pipette use 
  • Capable of assessing assay results in depth and apply reasoning for failed assays
  • Computer skills essential with a strong knowledge of Microsoft Office

Do you want to feel inspired every day? We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment and team work, and so can you.

Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives

No agencies please

About us

We are a pioneering gene therapy business, and our mission is delivering life-changing gene therapies to patients.  We work together, motivated to make a difference, and so can you.

We are pioneers; no one else does what we do

Gene therapy is the treatment of disease by the delivery of therapeutic DNA into a patient’s cells. It is transforming medicine as we know it; long term and potentially curative treatments for a wide range of diseases are now possible.

We are at the forefront of this exciting area. We have a strong reputation in gene therapy, with world-leading expertise in lentiviral vectors. We have a leading, integrated platform of exclusive technologies to design, develop and bioprocess unique gene-based medicines, both in-house and with partners.

We drive credible science to realise incredible results.

Whether you’re motivated by the discovery and development of product candidates within Research, or by cutting edge tools and technologies including AI and automation of our contract development and manufacturing organisation, we can offer you a career like no other. We are excited about our future. Join us and change lives.

Life at Oxford Biomedica

We value everyone’s unique contribution, we appreciate everyone’s individuality, and every job matters.

Your contributions are recognised and appreciated. Your work-life balance matters. We recognise, develop and use your strengths. It’s a place where you are valued as a whole person, as an individual and as part of a team.

No matter who you are, or what you do, your work will make a significant difference.

We go the extra mile, every day, because we truly care. We work together as a team to achieve our life changing therapies. Our talented colleagues help to build other people’s futures, so can you. We empower each other to be our best.

We have access to like-minded scientists and engineers, working in the latest technologies.

Our community of experts create new life-saving cures. Shaping the business’ future through collaboration. Our people are on a continuous professional development journey aided by a thought-provoking environment. A place for experts to be stretched, and future experts to be nurtured. We inspire creativity and deliver great science, and so can you.

Our supportive culture invites talent, while creating future innovators.

We’ll give you a place where you can learn, grow and contribute to the future of cell and gene therapy. We create opportunities and invest in our people, promoting ongoing learning.  Our defined career pathways provide opportunities for everyone to achieve their career potential.  We make a difference, and so can you.

Contact Us
  • Windrush Court
  • Transport Way
  • OX4 6LT
  • United Kingdom
  • +44 (0) 1865 783 000
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