Laboratory Operator – Graduate Opportunity

Laboratory Operator – Graduate Opportunity

Job Title: Laboratory Operator – Graduate Opportunity
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burgess Hill
Salary: £18000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16121 JH
Contact Name: James Hume
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 25, 2019 15:42

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity for a to join an innovative company who are at the forefront of Stem Cell storage technology as a Laboratory Operator. 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
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.

The Role
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.

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.

Due to the need to be on call it would be preferable that you have your own transport and live within a 20 mile radius of the company.