Assistant Lab Technician - Bacteriology

REF: BBBH32698_1651312805

  • Position: Contract
  • Salary: £20000 to £30000
  • Location: NI - Greater Belfast


MCS Group are delighted to bring a Assistant Lab Technician (SGB2) role to the market for our client, a large multi-disciplinary scientific organisation.

The main job functions are as follows:

  • Collection, sorting DSIB samples, recording any issues/non-conformance's, alerting the area Manager and supporting the area manager to log details of samples onto the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Ability to work as part of a team delivering diagnostic/ statutory/ research results within specific time schedule

  • Maintenance of general cleanliness within the main diagnostic laboratories - Parasitology, Biochemistry, Bacteriology and Serology. Disposal related lab wastes as appropriate.

  • Work to standards required by ISO17025. Associated duties relating to ISO accreditation, updating records, temperature monitoring accreditation duties include temperature monitoring, airflow monitoring update of spreadsheets etc. as per specific lab.

  • Adherence to health and safety regulations.

  • Maintenance of laboratory records. This involves working with Excel spreadsheets, scanning, filing and emailing paperwork, as well as calibration and maintenance of related lab equipment as required.

  • Ordering and collection of store items.

  • Stock taking of consumable items, monitoring usage of chemicals and consumables.

  • Acquiring knowledge of job related protocols and completion of the organisational mandatory training as required.

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of 5 GCSE's including a science subject
  • A general science background would be beneficial
  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment would be beneficial
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work flexible working hours

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Ruairi McCann, Specialist Consultant at MCS Group 028 9023 5456

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