Laboratory Technician CL3 (12 month Maternity Cover)

Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited
Closing date
29 Sep 2020

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R & D , Laboratory
Full Time
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Our employees are able to develop their careers in exciting new medical technologies, and so can you.

Oxford BioMedica’s Analytical Services Group supports the development of products through analytical testing to facilitate manufacturing and process development, ensuring appropriate quality controls and use of analytics.

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician CL3 to join the team.  The purpose of this role is to provide essential laboratory activities and services to support analytical testing within the category 3 laboratories to ensure timelines are met and that the laboratories are maintained to a high standard

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Provide support for equipment maintenance including equipment files and service contracts.
  • To maintain cell lines used by ASG and other OXB departments
  • To perform routine monitoring of controlled temperature units within CL3 laboratories
  • To liaise and work with Equipment Engineering team to organize equipment servicing and equipment repair
  • To liaise and work with Equipment Engineering team and Engineering team to organize specific CL3 activities, for example fumigation
  • To clean and maintain the CL3 laboratory equipment and facilities
  • To operate the autoclave and dispose of waste materials
  • Provide support to laboratory technicians & scientists when performing analytical assays.
  • To raise and review equipment files to meet Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards
  • Oversee, maintain and ensure quality of key stock consumables, media, solutions, buffers used by CL3 Scientists to ensure work activities are maintained.
  • Assist the CL3 team to ensure the laboratory suites meet regulatory compliance
  • Assist in maintaining the health and safety compliance as applicable to a containment level 3 facility

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

  • GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
  • Ideally have experience in working in a GMP laboratory & CL3 facilities
  • Ability to work with team members to ensure all essential activities and or services meet pre-set timelines
  • To assist other lab-based teams activities in order to support the company’s objectives
  • Must have good aseptic technique
  • Experience in working in GLP and/or GMP laboratory
  • Computer skills essential with 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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