Laboratory Technician

We are hiring! If you would like to make the difference in these turbulent times come and join our team as a Laboratory Technician. If you are a team player, flexible and looking for your next challenge then we encourage you to apply.

AbBaltis are a groundbreaking, award winning Biotech company working with scientists to help combat COVID-19 by developing fast and accurate diagnostic tests. We are experiencing unprecedented demand for our materials as we are at the forefront to combat the novel COV-SARS-2 Coronavirus.

Key Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Assay development
  • 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 advanced Excel features such as formulas, index match, VLOOKUPS etc.
  • Taking control of the Laboratory equipment and log in the equipment schedule the testing/calibration and serving data and ensure that dates/schedules are updated.
  • Presenting new methods as written Standard Operating Procedures
  • Making recommendations on new methods and apparatus which will expand the technological knowledge base of the laboratory
  • 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

  • Master’s degree preferred, Bachelor's degree in Science considered
  • Immunology knowledge and understanding of IVD methods
  • Ability to maintain accurate laboratory records
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • 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

Salary: £16,000.00 to £21,000.00 /year

To apply for this position please email hr@abbaltis.com including your CV along with a covering letter.