Manufacturing Technician


Glasgow, UK

Job Type


Company Overview

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx is a high growth organisation. We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company.

Role & Responsibilities

Manufacturing Technician - Full Time - Permanent

This role will predominantly be based at our Maxim facility just outside of Glasgow but initially (possibly 2-3 months) you will be based at our Dumyat site in Alloa for training, working days (Monday to Friday – 08:30 to 17:30). 

The Opportunity

This role will be be responsible for the successful manufacture of assay strips being developed by LumiraDx. The role is a combination of manual and semi-automated processes. In this role you will be operating a variety of equipment, e.g. Universal PLS 4.75 Laser Cutters, Hamilton Microlab ML600 dispensers, Audion Elecktro D555NH Rotary Sealer, manual assembly jig and guillotine. You will work with a variety of different functions e.g. Scientists, Engineers and Quality. 

This role may become shift based depending on company needs.

The Role

  • Manufacture disposable test strips in line with SOPs and manufacturing schedule
  • Operate a variety of equipment following SOPs
  • Input all data as each process requires into batch record
  • Visually inspect product carrying out final QC checks before pouching
  • Regularly review and understand daily scheduling board and responding to amendments as required
  • Maintain and update work instructions as required
  • Manage materials efficiently within pilot line, ensure all issues are highlighted in a timely manner and trouble shoot and resolve where possible.
  • Carry out routine maintenance/calibration checks to ensure compliant set up and running of equipment.
  • Carry out duties in line with Lean Manufacturing/5S techniques.
  • Complete accurate batch records and relevant audit paperwork.
  • Maintain and update work instructions and support the writing and review of standard operating procedures for manufacture.
  • Record and communicate all process observations/deviations in timely manner and raise non-conformances as required, supporting investigation and resolution of these.
  • Ensure full compliance with all relevant GMP and HSE requirements.

Required Experience

About You

We are looking for a highly self-motivated individual with exceptional attention to detail and high level skills in problem solving along with the following experience:

  • Experienced in setting-up and running automated manufacturing/testing equipment to meet tight tolerances.
  • Experience within GMP/other regulated manufacturing environment.
  • Detail conscious and committed to achieving accuracy required.
  • Computer literate and good communicator.
  • Motivated and able to work well alone and within a group environment.
  • Experience of operating within a medical device manufacturing environment and in material handling would be advantageous 


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Thank you for your interest. If you're successful in your application, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks. This includes employment references; Criminal records data checks which are processed as part of our recruitment process for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security.