Laboratory Support Assistant

Recruitment Genius
18000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
12 Jun 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Based in the Edinburgh BioQuarter, the company offers specialist preclinical and clinical contract research services to Pharmaceutical companies focussed on Immuno-oncology, Immunology, Neuroscience and specialised Multiplex Histology.

The position is for an entry level Laboratory Support Assistant, to provide day-to-day support for the general running of the Edinburgh laboratories.

To do this the post holder shall carry out the following duties:

General Laboratory Support
- Primary responsibility for collection of deliveries and appropriate storage of compounds/chemicals/lab consumables.
- Responsible for general lab maintenance tasks, waste streams, lab coats laundry and general housekeeping duties.
- Assisting in the purchase of supplies and materials, maintaining stock levels necessary for the optimal performance work undertaken in the company.
- Assist with the maintenance and calibration of lab equipment.
- May be required to organise shipping samples to clients.
- Follow all relevant company policies and procedures to ensure quality control.

- Deputy Archivist - second point of contact for check-in/check-out of raw data/reports to authorised staff, and upkeep of the archive database.
- Health & Safety - assistance with the collection of information & maintenance of relevant files.

Desired Skills/Experience:
- Biological sciences qualification (School, College or University)
- High attention to detail
- Ability to multi-task
- Ability to communicate well in a team

Training will be provided
Part time hours would be considered