Reagent Manufacturing Technician

Location

Glasgow, UK

Job Type

Permanent

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

Opportunity

This role will be based at our manufacturing site in Glasgow and will be working days - Monday to Friday (08:30 to 17:30)

You will work within a team of technicians and scientists in a GxP environment to facilitate the validation and transfer of new processes and test methods from development into the manufacturing department. You will also provide support where required to manufacture and test reagents for commercial sale and related validation activities. You will be part of the manufacturing team but will also be required to work in collaboration with the development transfer team. Manufactured reagents will be used to produce test strip devices for a wide range of assays on the LumiraDx platform.

You will be responsible for supporting the validation of new assays into the manufacturing department that achieve the consistently high quality required for progression to production and that they meet the Design for Manufacture requirements.  Responsible for performing ongoing process improvement activities for existing assays and providing support for the ongoing manufacture and testing of reagents and related components to ensure the supply of consistently high quality reagents to meet production requirements, while maintaining a compliant GMP laboratory environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure raw material and consumable availability and prepare process buffers and stock solutions, to allow reagent manufacturing and validation schedule to be met.
  • Manufacture assay reagents safely, efficiently in line with schedule, current SOPs and WIs and validation protocols to meet strip production requirements.
  • Evaluate performance of raw and in-process materials at critical stages of manufacture and carry out final formulation testing.
  • Carry out routine calibration, maintenance and running of laboratory and analytical equipment and support external supplier maintenance activities as required.

Required Experience

About You:

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with exceptional attention to detail and high level of skills in problem solving and a can do attitude, along with the following experience:

Essential Skills:

  • Experience working within a laboratory environment or similar scientific manufacturing industry.
  • Confidence working with minimal supervision in a lab environment.
  • Ability to follow complex protocols and accurately complete batch records.
  • Good at problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Can work well within a group environment.
  • Computer literacy and data analysis skills.
  • Good communication, personal task management skills and high self-motivation.

Desirable Skills:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Commercial diagnostic assay, or similar industry experience.
  • Knowledge of good laboratory working practices, GMP standards, including Validation protocols and Non-Conformances.
  • Knowledge and experience of working within a biohazard environment.

At LumiraDx, diversity and inclusion are part of who we are. LumiraDx is committed to inclusion across race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or identity. We celebrate uniqueness and believe diversity drives innovation. LumiraDx seeks to deliver high quality, affordable medical diagnostics and healthcare services accessible to everyone around the world, and we wish to reflect a global multi-cultural approach across our business

Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you are an internal candidate, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks.

Criminal records data is processed as part of our recruitment and selection processes and, where necessary, in the course of employment, we verify that candidates are suitable 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. All staff are responsible for information security and therefore must understand and comply with the Company information security policies, procedures and guidance.

 

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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.