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Laboratory Technician / Manager

At Qkine we are re-defining industry standards for growth factor protein quality and innovating to design better growth factors and enable our customers to more reproducibly and cost-effectively scale their stem cell, organoid and regenerative medicine applications.

Full time or part time of at least 25 hours over at least four days considered

We have already attracted a loyal customer following from both leading biotech and pharmaceutical organisations, as well as world-class academic institutions, and have successfully completed a series A investment round, which will enable the next phase of our growth. 

We are looking for an experienced laboratory technician or laboratory manager to join our team and assist in the day-to-day running of our manufacturing and R&D laboratories.  We require someone who enjoys working in a busy and dynamic environment and will support us in achieving our quality objectives during the next phase of our growth.

You will help with the day-to-day running of the laboratory including:

  • Laboratory support activities including preparing media, competent cells, buffers, SDS-PAGE gels in accordance with standard operating procedures
  • Maintaining, calibrating and testing laboratory equipment
  • Receiving, ordering and monitoring stock levels of consumables
  • Managing laboratory waste and general laboratory tidying
  • Shipping customer orders and any other supporting activities, we are a small team, so everyone pitches in

You will:

  • Hold a BSc in biochemistry (or a related field or equivalent experience) with 3+ years of laboratory experience
  • Experience of working within an ISO 9001 or ISO 13485 environment is desirable
  • Practical experience of protein purification or cell culture is desirable, although not essential, full training will be given
  • Have meticulous attention to detail and good communication skills
  • Have a friendly attitude and excellent organisation skills. 

We believe in nurturing our team, empowering individuals and working flexibly. We do this while exceeding the expectations of our customers and collaborators with a continual focus on delivering the best service and products.