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Laboratory Technician

Kymab is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a deep pipeline of novel antibody-based therapies in a broad range of indications.

The Company generates its product candidates using its proprietary, integrated platforms collectively called IntelliSelect®. Kymab’s platforms have been designed to maximize the diversity of human antibodies produced in response to immunization with antigens. Selecting from a broad diversity of fully human antibodies allows for the identification of antibodies with optimal drug-like properties.

To work as part of the Facilities and Laboratory Support Team,  providing a wide range of laboratory support activities and supporting the laboratory staff by maintaining a high quality laboratory environment.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Restocking of laboratory supplies and stores room
  • Washing and autoclaving glassware
  • Organisation of laboratory coat laundering
  • Waste management in the laboratories
  • Preparation of buffers, reagents and media
  • Maintenance of media kitchen area
  • Weekly legionella flushing and LEV testing
  • Maintenance of laboratories and laboratory equipment
  • Assist with asset management
  • Assist with collection and distribution of deliveries
  • Supporting the purchasing of consumables
  • Assisting with the Health and Safety aspects of laboratory support, such as writing SOPs and risk assessments
  • Support Head of Facilities with other duties as required

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

  • General science education, to ‘A’ /BTEC level  standard or equivalent
  • Previous relevant laboratory support experience is highly desirable

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong IT skills including knowledge of spreadsheets
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • A high level of organisation skills, with ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Competencies

  • Good team player
  • Flexible attitude, with a ‘can-do’ approach
  • Ability to work independently