R&D Technician Reagents (Scion House)

Location

Scion House, Stirling

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 currently has over 700 employees worldwide. 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:
We are currently recruiting for an R&D Technician Reagents to work within our reagent development team based at Scion House and assist in the development of assays by: ensuring required materials are available, e.g. stock levels are maintained or required buffers are prepared; ensuring equipment is maintained and calibrated and ready for use; testing meters, strips and prepared reagents to determine whether they meet the required performance.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Routine verification, calibration, maintenance and operation of laboratory equipment.
  • Operate and run samples on appropriate reference systems.
  • Ensure the laboratory environment is clean and tidy ensuring to empty clinical waste bins and general waste bins.
  • Receive, process, test, aliquot and store clinical samples including all sample information from clinical sites.
  • Perform testing of LumiraDx platform technology on site at LumiraDx and at clinical sites.
  • Perform testing of clinical samples on clinical analyser reference systems on site at LumiraDx Technology Ltd and at clinical sites.
  • Travel to clinics for sample processing and testing.
  • Prepare buffer solutions as per agreed procedural specifications.
  • Perform testing of reagents using various characterisation techniques.
  • Ensure laboratory storage areas fully stocked with consumables/cleaning materials.
  • Carry out meter testing as per meter test procedure and record/report results appropriately.
  • Carry out experiments exactly as per protocol.
  • Record and communicate experimental observations and recommendations to assay development team.
  • Adopt good scientific practices in all phases of the assay research and development process ensuring to follow all appropriate internal procedures.
  • Draft new processes/procedures as required.
  • Train other personnel on required procedures and ensure personal training up-to-date.

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:
  • Degree qualified in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Confidence working with minimal supervision in a lab environment.
  • Innovation in solving problems.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy and data analysis skills.
Desirable Skills:
  • Experience in handling clinical samples and operating clinical analysers.
  • Commercial diagnostic assay, or similar industry experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of working within a biohazard environment.
  • Experience of working in a GLP regulated environment.
  • Driving licence with own transport.

 

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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.