Laboratory Assistant

Location Craigavon, County Armagh
Job type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 4 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact The Team
Job ref HRJOBLA_1604676278

Job description

Our client in Craigavon requires an experienced Laboratory Assistant

Location - Craigavon

Hours of Work - Monday to Friday 37.5 hours per week

Key Responsibilities:

The post holder will support the daily, efficient running of the Almac Diagnostics Laboratories. This includes ensuring that housekeeping is kept to a high standard, sufficient resources are available on a regular basis and to assist with the maintenance/calibration of laboratory equipment.

The post holder will -

  • Maintaining a high level of housekeeping within the laboratories and production areas.
  • Remove all lab waste to the appropriate storage areas.
  • Assist in the safe disposal of spent and expired reagents and kits
  • Manual handling of gas cylinders and dewars
  • Assist in the maintenance of automated and non-automated laboratory equipment.
  • Assist in stocking and maintaining the laboratories with the appropriate lab reagents, consumables and glassware.
  • Assist in the receipt of laboratory consumables and reagents
  • Be responsible for ensuring that laboratory and production tasks are carried out according to Almac Diagnostic Services standard operating procedures.
  • Perform packaging operations to produce clinical trial packaging to cGMP.
  • Carry out all stock inventory tasks required to maintain production such as maintain inventory, perform weekly stock checks, inspection and release of goods into the production areas and component labelling.
  • Adhere to instructions as detailed in batch documentation and SOP's.
  • Assist in the generation of production documentation as and when required by senior staff.
  • Assist in the assembly and labelling of manufactured reagent and control products.
  • Operate at any Almac Diagnostics site.
  • Other duties as may be deemed appropriate by the Supervisor/Manager and that fall within the general remit of the post.

Essential Criteria:

  • Proven ability to effectively contribute within a team environment
  • Proven ability to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and associated work instructions
  • High attention to detail
  • Proven ability to perform routine tasks whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy in all work undertaken

Desirable Criteria:

  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Mathematics and English Language at Grade C or above
  • Previous production experience
  • Proven working knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice

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