Oxford BioMedica (UK) Limited

LIMS System Administrator

06 Apr 2021
04 May 2021
OXB - IT - 21-175
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Do you want to continually improve, generate ideas and adopt creative ways of working? We deliver innovation through exceptional research and development, and so can you.

Oxford Biomedica’s Information Technology team is responsible for business support and services, maintaining a reliable, secure infrastructure, including systems, data and telecommunications in support of the business’ changing needs.

We are currently recruiting for a LIMS Systems Administrator to join the team.  The purpose of this role is assisting the Scientific Functions and IT Department in implementing and optimizing LIMS/ELN whilst ensuring constant compliance with Oxford Biomedica Quality Management System (QMS).

Your responsibilities in this role would be:

  • Provide operational support of the LIMS/ELN system in the laboratory and all equipment applications that interface and interact with the LIMS system
  • Cross departmental engagement to ensure that the LIMS/ELN system is correctly used by the Laboratory personnel and adequate training is being provided
  • Identification, design, development and test of required data migration routines and system interfaces
  • Works and coordinates with IT/Labware personnel as they perform programming in LIMS in response to the requirements of a lab and QC program
  • Assist with configuration of system security, user access/profiles and user defined fields.
  • Develops, modifies and maintains forms and interfaces for data entry into LIMS
  • Creates specific reports or outputs as per OXB or customer contract specification guidelines.
  • System test planning and assistance to users in the execution of the system testing process
  • Ensures that change controls are applied in the evolution of system enhancements
  • Tracks all LIMS/ELN enhancements, requests using project management tools to ensure project timeliness and completion meet business requirements
  • Assists QA officer to obtain and analyse data from the LIMS database.

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

  • Bachelor’s degree within Chemistry or Biology is preferred or equivalent laboratory operations or LIMS/ELN administration or equivalent related training and experience.
  • A good knowledge of cGLP/GCP and cGMP regulations.
  • A good knowledge of environmental laboratory analysis and sample collection techniques and associated data evaluation.
  • Knowledge of theories and application of environmental chemistry and ecology.
  • Working knowledge of other PC and standard software to include spreadsheet, word processing and database programs.
  • Proven skills in the development of procedures for laboratory data analysis and quality control.
  • Previous experience working in sample management to GxP standards using electronic or online databases.
  • Proven cross collaboration experience within an organisation to solve problems, develop solutions, strategies and execute action plans to resolve issues.
  • Experience as a laboratory scientist using LIMS is desirablel
  • A detailed understanding of scientific processes and procedures with respect to analytical and scientific operations as well as knowledge in sample management is advantageous.

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.

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