Jun 30, 2021

Laboratory Technician

  • Sense Biodetection Limited
  • 10a Harding Way, Saint Ives, Cambridgeshire PE27 3WR, UK
Full time Diagnostics Entry Level Manufacturing Science

Job Description

Company:  Sense is transforming healthcare by redefining diagnostics. Our Veros™ instrument-free molecular platform empowers doctors and patients by delivering diagnostic results that can be trusted, in a way never thought possible.

Backed by some of the most respected venture capital firms in the world, we are a rapidly growing Company that is launching an entirely new class of diagnostic product: a rapid, disposable, instrument-free molecular product platform delivering the “gold standard” performance of laboratory testing without the constraints of costly instruments or readers.

We believe our approach enables better access, better outcomes, and better value across every aspect of healthcare.  Sense is aggressively growing from its strong research and development foundation and emerging as the global leader in this exciting new segment of healthcare.

The Role and Responsibilities:  Sense currently has an opportunity for a skilled and motivated Laboratory Technician to join the St Ives-based bioproduction team and support their efforts to establish our process development and manufacturing capabilities. The role will include the following key responsibilities:

  • Routine preparation and qualification of biochemical reagents for process development and manufacturing
  • Support Senior staff members with the performance and reporting of laboratory experiments
  • Perform bioproduction activities in support of the manufacturing team
  • Support the installation, validation and maintenance of laboratory manufacturing equipment
  • Documentation and reporting of results and data in accordance with agreed protocols 
  • Ensure compliance of laboratory operations with the company’s quality system
  • Support the smooth running and management of the laboratory
  • Support the preparation and continuous improvement of laboratory procedures and SOPs

There is significant scope to tailor this role to meet the skills and experience of the successful applicant to ensure a challenging and rewarding role with opportunities for development and progression as the company grows. 

 Applicant:  Candidates are expected to have a degree relevant to the work in a laboratory environment.  It is advantageous but not essential for candidates to have experience working as a laboratory technician within a manufacturing environment and to have awareness of GLP, ISO13485 or GMP quality standards.  Good IT, writing and interpersonal skills are essential to ensure accurate documentation of activities and effective communication within the and development & manufacturing team.  More broadly, we are looking for a team player with the initiative, flexibility, drive and enthusiasm to achieve goals and exceed expectations in a dynamic start-up environment.

Package: Competitive salary and package (including share options)

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