Lab Technician

Full time

Salary: dependent on experience

CellRev provides cellular product manufacturers with bioprocessing solutions to enable scalable cost-efficient adherent cell culture. The company has several patents and a disruptive continuous cell processing platform. First products have now been launched with a large launch planned for 2024.

In order to achieve our ambitious goals, we are now seeking to recruit a Laboratory Technician to perform lab-based technical tasks & lab operations in support of the Bioengineering team.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

 

To better support the work of our scientists, you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing stocks and aliquots of lab reagents
  • Ensure safe disposal of waste
  • Cleaning and autoclaving glassware and solutions
  • Keeping the laboratories clean and tidy at all times
  • Keep the laboratories well-stocked
  • Keeping the lab inventory up-to-date
  • Ordering all the materials for lab and office spaces
  • Organising invoices and receipts and keeping contact with suppliers
  • Keeping paperwork and databases filed & organised
  • Working accordingly to establish H&S regulations, SOPs and COSHH
Key Skills and Competencies:

 

Essential
  • Experience in a category II laboratory & at least 2 years of experience in a lab environment
  • Ability & experience to use technical equipment such as MSC II cabinet, Autoclave & Centrifuge
  • Ability to follow & learn specific techniques and established SOPs
  • Experience in working following aseptic techniques
Desirable
  • Bachelor of Science Degree– life science-based.
  • Background in cell culture operations and cell-based assays
  • Understanding of cGMP regulations
Person

The role would be ideally suited to someone who is:

  • Very attentive to details
  • Adaptive & resilient
  • Capable of working independently
  • Collaborative with the other members of the team
  • Very well organised
  • Skilled in both verbal and written communication
  • Proficient at managing time and priorities
  • Committed to continuous learning
Our offer
    • a competitive salary
    • 25 days holiday
    • a promise to value you and your contribution equally
    • a genuinely flexible working environment
    • autonomy to influence the success of the business
    • structured development plans and growth opportunities

We pride ourselves on having a welcoming, fulfilling, and inclusive working environment but we know we aren’t perfect. However, we will promise to listen to you and work to improve at every step of our exciting journey. Please read more about us and our values here.

The office and labs are located in the vibrant city centre of Newcastle upon Tyne.