Biokinetics Lab Technician - new job in Bracknell, UK

Biokinetics Lab Technician
  • Competitive
  • Temporary
  • Bracknell, Berkshire, England, UK Bracknell Berkshire UK RG42 6EY
Job Ref: J2164837
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Date Added: 10 June 2022
SRG are currently looking to recruit a Lab Technician to join a global agrochemical company based in Bracknell area.

SRG are currently looking to recruit a Lab Technician to join a global agrochemical company based in Bracknell area.

Role purpose:

  • To support a range of studies across teams, including on plants, insects, and plant pathogens.
  • Labelling, treating, sampling, processing, and transfer of liquid into LCMS vials.
  • Routine maintenance of plant cell cultures.
  • With project lead, prepare 14C labelled samples for phosphorimaging
  • Work with plant production to ensure timely and quality delivery of plants
  • Oversee running of established protocols on automation robot


  • Working with line manager, ensure that support is given to all indications, and scheduling is captured in a calendar.
  • Working independently and as part of a team, perform parts of studies using standardized protocols progressing samples towards analysis.
  • Apply gained knowledge and experience to recognise problems and work with supervisor in finding solutions. Advise supervisor of any backlogs and on likely timescales.
  • Compliance with HSE requirements and suggest improvements in own work area.
  • Keep up to date on developments to the capabilities of the automation suite.

To be successful in this role, we believe you will need:

  • Relevant A-levels or equivalent (Biology required, chemistry desirable), interest in science & research, people skills and attention to detail.
  • Ideally, would have experience of plant cell culture maintenance or working with sterile cultures.
  • Must be comfortable with handling insects.
  • Understands HS&E standards that apply to work area and applies basic risk assessment
  • Experience of dealing with a diverse range of people in a busy and demanding environment
  • The ability to quickly learn and apply new skills, occasionally self-led.

12 months contract/ 36h per week/ rate: £13.25

If this role is of interest to you, (or you know anyone who might be suitable), please click the link to apply or email your CV to Natalia Santoro at

10/07/2022 17:49:51
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Contact Consultant:
Natalia Santoro

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