Sample Technician / Support Services

Scantec Personnel Limited
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Sample Technician/ Support Services Technician

Location - Manchester
Role Type - 3 month temp to permanent
Hours - 37.5
Salary - Competitive

The role involves developing skills in a range of preparation and extraction procedures and gaining a basic understanding of the regulations and the science behind techniques used. Technicians will begin a training programme starting with the safe use of general laboratory equipment including balances and syringes; understanding the correct use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), potential hazards and laboratory housekeeping.

Duties of the role:

- Assess all incoming samples, including review of samples and packaging.
- Log all samples on to the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) , ensuring that correct quotation, testing and references are applied.
- Prepare all samples in accordance to laboratory and legislative Standard Operating Procedures (SOP`s) within the due date.
- Ensure that any analysis that requires subcontracting is arranged.
- Ensure that aliquots of the samples are taken where required and that any other preparation required is recorded.
- Put samples into the appropriate storage area.
- Archive of residual samples and extracts.

About you:

- a qualification within Science - BTEC, Degree etc is advantageous.
- A demonstrable interest in science.
- IT literate.
- Self -motivated.

Scantec is the 2nd Largest Technical Agency in UK - Recruitment International Magazine 2016, and specialises in the Manufacturing, IT, Technical, Engineering and Scientific Sectors. Scantec provide highly qualified and experienced personnel in a compliant and professional manner on both a permanent and temporary assignment basis.

Due to the high volume of applications Scantec receives it is not always possible to acknowledge every application. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted within 28 days. If you don`t hear from us within 28 days your application has not been shortlisted at this time, to be considered for future vacancies please register with us on our website.
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