Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Biotechnology Life Sciences

Location Newcastle upon Tyne

Salary £18,000 - £20,000

Contract Permanent

Reference MLTOW02

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Are you looking to join an innovative Medical Devices company in the heart of Newcastle?

If so, we’ve got a role for an enthusiastic Microbiology Laboratory Technician to join our clients Clinical Assay Team and support the running of the sites Microbiology facility. This is a great opportunity to join a diverse role supporting several areas, from Research to quality control.

To succeed in this role, you will be a well organised individual who enjoys working in a busy laboratory team and can adhere to strict Quality, and Health and Safety requirements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining frozen stocks of microorganisms and human samples
  • Maintaining living stocks of microorganisms
  • Maintaining media and consumable stocks within the Microbiology laboratory
  • Identification and enumeration of micro-organisms
  • Prepare, maintain, and perform quality control testing of laboratory media used for the growth and propagation of microorganisms
  • Cultures by propagation viable pathogenic and non-pathogenic stock cultures of bacteria, viruses, and fungi
  • Preparing microbiological samples for Research Scientists
  • Assisting the Laboratory Manager with the: monitoring of consumable usage and re-stocking laboratories when required. Ensuring laboratory equipment is maintained and subject to appropriate calibration and servicing

The Essentials:

To be considered you will have a BSc in a life science subject or equivalent experience, and past experience of working in a microbiology laboratory, culturing and growing microorganisms, and working with aseptic techniques.

In return, you will be rewarded with a competitive package, company benefits and the opportunity to join a new and exciting company as they continue to develop.

So if you’re interested don’t hesitate to apply, or call Owain at CY Partners for more information. 07851 246839.

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