Laboratory Technician

Description of Duties

  • Carrying out human specimen testing using ELISA, Western Blot, Fluorescence Immunostaining, Line Blot and other in vitro diagnostic techniques
  • Making laboratory buffers and solutions as needed
  • Pipetting and handling of human plasma and serum specimens
  • Providing a weekly and monthly program of testing of the company stock and report data according to company procedures
  • Analysing, processing and logging in test data using Excel
  • Presenting test data to the senior management team
  • Staying abreast of developments in analytical and microbiological methods and literature.
  • Setting up experiments to compare performance of diagnostic test kits available on the market in order to identify the best ones to use for in house screening procedures
  • Troubleshooting existing methods
  • Monitoring stock levels of consumables. Providing weekly stock report to MD and Finance
  • Ordering laboratory supplies and reagents as needed
  • Ensuring Health and Safety policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Carrying out general administrative duties
  • Any other duties as requested by the line manager to ensure smooth running of the company

Candidate Requirements - Essential

  • Bachelor's degree in Science
  • Immunology knowledge and understanding of IVD methods
  • Ability to maintain accurate laboratory records
  • Good communicator within the Team and understanding of priorities in the business
  • Ability to analyse data, proven record demonstrating ability to effectively problem solve
  • Strong continuous improvement mindset
  • Excellent communication skills oral and written
  • Have a positive and flexible approach
  • Self-motivated and target driven
  • Excellent IT, numeracy and literacy skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Excellent with deadlines and time management

To apply please send your CV to along with a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and why you feel you are suitable for this role.