Technical Specialist - Immunology/Microbiology

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CK Group
19 Mar 2021
16 Apr 2021
Graeme Pallas
Contract Type
Full Time
CK Science are recruiting for a Technical Specialist to join a Life Sciences company at their site located in Surrey on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is a Life Sciences business providing diagnostic services to the healthcare sector.

Competitive salary range.

This Technical Specialist role is located in Surrey.

Technical Specialist Role:
Covering the areas of either Microbiology or Immunology, you will be responsible for optimising and reformulating products. As part of this, you will focus on a range of immunoassays that make up the company’s expanding product portfolio.

Other duties will include:
  • Characterising and analysing clinical products based around agglutination reactions, antibody antigen interactions and blood grouping.
  • Planning and conducting experiments and recording and analysing data independently.
  • Understanding the product to improve manufacturing efficiency and quality.
  • Problem solving manufacturing and QC to drive improvement.
  • Problem solving manufacturing to implement new processes or alter the scale of production.
  • Presenting results to senior/other technical or research staff.
  • Supervising junior staff, including technicians.
  • Organising and undertaking product and QC studies.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • PhD in Microbiology, Immunology or related subjects, or extensive industrial experience.
  • Experience in a related manufacturing capacity.
  • Previous experience of latex agglutination technologies.
  • Previous experience in blood grouping analysis kits.
  • Strong microbiology or immunology knowledge.
  • The ability to plan experiments, problem solve and progress projects independently.
  • The ability to co-ordinate multiple projects with challenging timelines.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

For more information or to apply for this Technical Specialist position, please contact Graeme Pallas on 0191 3848906 or email, quoting job ref 50184.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.

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