Lab Manager/Technician
Hobson Prior
Cheshire, United Kingdom
1d ago

Temporary position - 3-6 months with potential to extend

Lab Manager / Technician

To manage the day to day running and maintenance of laboratory and equipment, including maintenance of relevant records to support an ISO 13485 laboratory

Key responsibilities and duties :

The range of duties will include : -

  • To set up and maintain the laboratory environment ensuring tidiness and clean glassware and labware at all times
  • To maintain equipment and materials including instrumentation, glassware and consumables, ensuring that they are in safe working order and stored or catalogued appropriately.
  • To order required materials and chemicals and keep a record of stock and consumables, to ensure materials are available when required
  • To be involved in the assembly, utilisation and maintenance of SOP’s.
  • To carry out defined tests on equipment to ensure correct functioning, e.g. DLS, Titrators and Rheometers
  • To analyse and interpret the results and produce reports, as well as being able to monitor the technical standards achieved.
  • To maintain and ensure that the regular servicing and repair of laboratory equipment / apparatus takes place.
  • To organise the delivery and disposal of solvents, chemicals, equipment and waste.
  • To personally adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures in all working areas and to carry out COSHH and Risk Assessments as necessary.
  • To create and maintain relevant safety paperwork as is required
  • Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience :

    Either

    Level 3 NVQ in a relevant subject area and relevant post qualification work experience

    a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a relevant technical or scientific role

  • An understanding of the basic technical, practical and scientific principles necessary
  • The ability to understand and interpret the technical requirements
  • Good analytical and problem solving abilities.
  • Good time-management skills and organisational abilities.
  • Basic computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a group and also to work independently.
  • Communication skills appropriate to the work to be undertaken.
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