Laboratory Technician - new job in Chester, UK

Laboratory Technician
  • £19,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Chester, Cheshire, England, UK Chester Cheshire UK CH3 6JQ
Job Ref: J2166126
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Biotech/Life Sciences
Date Added: 28 July 2022
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Job Title: Lab Technician - Full Training

Location: Chester (Must be able to drive)

Employment Term: Permanent

Salary: £19,000 per annum

Benefits: Free BUPA and Dental and regular training and pay reviews

SRG are working with a Research Organisation who are currently recruiting Lab Technicians within their Flow Cytometry team. The company is currently expanding due to a significant increase in business post EU Exit.

The key objectives in this role are to perform QA & QC testing on biological samples, this role is hands on the bench learning new techniques like Flow Cytometry.

The Role

* Analysis and evaluation of sperm cells after collection from stud

* Carry out full conventional semen processing dilution/fill and freeze

* QA checks on every step of the production process and review to continuously improve process and output

* Support maintaining semen quarantine store inventory control and release to distribution

* Carry out bacteriology testing

* Input data on to relevant QA/QC system

* Daily reports to the Lab Services Supervisor to include issues pending and bull sperm quality issues

* Maintain the workflow, manage the tasks and take care of the equipment and tools linked to the role, with an emphasis on maintaining a clean working environment

Desired Skills

* Previous experience working in a biology-based laboratory and basic laboratory skills.

* Previous knowledge and/or experience in the principles of flow cytometry.

* Previous experience with sperm and AI biology.

* Experience of a commercial production environment.

Interested? Or know someone who will be?

SRG are the UK's number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals, and medical devices sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you are interested in this or any other scientific opportunities, please get in touch with Richard Harris on 0161 868 2212 or email

27/08/2022 10:22:38
GBP 19000.00 19000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Richard Harris2

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