Scientist I

Scientist II

 

 

Location: Warrington 

Salary: Competitive + benefits

 

Perfectus Biomed are currently recruiting for two brand new roles due to increased work commitments. We are looking to fill a Scientist I and Scientist II role immediately to join our rapidly-growing and dynamic team who commit to high standards at all times. 

Scientist I Role: 

  • Support the Senior Microbiologists and Laboratory Manager in the delivery and reporting of a range of bespoke microbiological testing.

  • Work independently to implement and complete scientific tests and studies in a timely manner ensuring all deadlines are met.

  • When requested, and with suitable supervision and guidance, the role may require the writing of scientific papers for publication in scientific journals.

  • Support the Quality Manager in the implementation of and sustainability of quality initiatives such as ISO 9001 and ISO 17025.  

  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures or Bespoke Operating Procedures when working within the laboratory environment.

  • Be responsible for ensuring the health and safety of themselves and that of all personnel who may work within or visit the site.

  • Carry out risk assessments where appropriate.

  • Participation in ensuring the laboratory is fully stocked with essential supplies to enable the research to be undertaken.

  • Participation in receipt and delivery of stock ensuring a rotational system is in place for storage of all supplies.

  • Attend all mandatory training as directed.

  • Complete projects as directed by the Laboratory Manager. 

  • This role may also include training and responsibilities of a first Aider.

  • Undertake any other duties requested within the scope of their ability and role.

     

 About You:

 Educational Requirements:

  • Degree educated in microbiology/ biology or a similar field.

  • A-Levels in Biology, Chemistry, Maths or Physics are preferred.

  • Experience with statistical packages such as Minitab, SPSS or similar is preferred.

  • An excellent grasp of Microsoft office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required for this post.

 

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Scientist II Role:

  • Support the Senior Microbiologists and Laboratory Manager in the delivery and reporting of a range of bespoke microbiological testing.

  • Lead and support laboratory studies, with tasks including but not limited to;

    • Participation in troubleshooting with team members and suggesting solutions
    • Executing test methods in line with project timelines outlined in work plans
    • Data entry and analysis as the data is collected throughout the duration of the project
    • Reporting of invalid or unexpected results as soon as the result is received
  • Support laboratory upkeep as required, including but not limited to;

    • Receipt, logging and storage of goods and client samples in line with internal procedures.
    • Cleaning of Laboratory in line with internal procedures.
    • Removal of bins and waste in line with internal procedures.
    • Ensure laboratory stock is maintained through stock checks and placement of orders
  • Ability to plan laboratory studies when provided with a work plan and handover document. The post holder may also be required to write work plans.

  • Writing of reports for projects lead by the post holder or other members of the laboratory team, ensuring required checks have been performed.

  • Attend client meetings with Senior Scientist – Commercial as required.

  • Support the introduction of new services, including but not limited to;

    • Participating in troubleshooting with team members and suggest solutions
    • Train in new methods
    • Training of other staff in new methods, ensuring sufficient knowledge of the method is transferred and understood.
    • Writing or reviewing of procedures for new methods and coordinating the release of documents with QA within required timelines.
  • Support the introduction of new equipment, including but not limited to;

    • Writing of validation documentation
    • Execution of validation/calibration to the required level for the application of the equipment
    • Training of staff, ensuring sufficient knowledge is transferred and understood.
  • The post holder is required to perform activities related to quality systems and documentation, including but not limited to;

    • Support failure investigations (FI) and nonconformance investigations as required
    • Writing and reviewing of laboratory procedures and documentation.
    • Completion of project documentation, comprising of client contact forms, work plans, project monitoring forms, raw data sheets and project activities forms.
  • The post holder is to schedule and deliver training to laboratory as required.

  

About You:

Educational Requirements:

  • Degree educated in microbiology, biology or a similar field.
  • Experience with statistical packages such as Minitab, SPSS or similar is preferred.
  • An excellent grasp of Microsoft office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required for this post.

 

 Please email nick@perfectusbiomed.com specifying the role you are interested in and include a cover letter and CV to apply.

 

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