Laboratory Technician

Lab Technician / Full time / Inverness based
Laboratory Technician, £10.63 per hour

Lab technician required in the Inverness area on a full time temporary basis initially until the end of the year with possibility of becoming permanent thereafter. This is a full time, Monday - Friday 07.30 - 15.30pm working pattern.

Your new company

With a vision to create a world without limits for people with diabetes, LifeScan is a world leader in blood glucose monitoring - globally more than 20 million people depend on OneTouch brand products to help them manage their diabetes. For over 35 years, LifeScan has had an unwavering commitment to improving the quality of life for people with diabetes by developing products defined by simplicity, accuracy, and trust. The business has worldwide hubs in Malvern, USA (Pennsylvania), Inverness, UK, and ZUG, Switzerland. You will be working as an Laboratory Technician on a temporary assignment for approximately 4 months with possibility of being extended thereafter, based in Inverness.

Your new role

As an Laboratory Technician you will: • Follow Quality Lab procedures as defined in Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and General Work Instructions (GWI's) to test and initiate product quality testing, including the safe handling, disposal and testing of blood products • Identify appropriate test method(s) by product type, and execute product testing as required in a safe, compliant and timely manner • General maintenance, set-up, calibration, and cleaning of laboratory equipment • Identify compliance risk issues and bringing them to the attention Lab Management as necessary • input and maintenance of testing data in a timely and accurate manner, generating reports as required • Input into lab documentation and document development • Provide support in technical writing i.e. lab protocols • Manage the retention of product samples through the sampling lifecycle (up to 36 months)

What you'll need to succeed

In order to be considered for this role you will not necessarily come from a Laboratory background but you will be able to communicate and accurately convey information both verbal and written. You will have the ability to build sound technical knowledge of assigned processes and accurately absorb and follow technical instructions. . You will have the ability to work in a team setting contributing to both your team, and the organisation's success.

What you'll get in return

This is a great opportunity to work for a global company, where you will earn a competitive rate of pay and can have a direct impact on product delivery. You will be weekly paid via Hays as a PAYE worker. This role is a temporary contract initially until the end of the year with possibility of extension here after or a temp to perm conversion and is a great way to get your foot in the door and develop n your lab skills.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' or give me a call on 01463 214 282 to discuss further.

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Job Type
Working Pattern
Flexible Working,Full-time
Scientific and R&D
Clinical Research
Competitive hourly rate

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Kirsty Heughan, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Inverness
3rd Floor, Moray House, 16 - 18 Bank Street

Telephone: 01463 214282