Laboratory Operations Technician l

Laboratory Operations Technician l Abingdon, England

Oxford Immunotec
Full Time Abingdon, England 27200 - 27974 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description


Laboratory Operations at Oxford Immunotec Ltd offers routine testing service for the analysis of T-cells to aid in the diagnosis of, and investigation of infectious diseases using Oxford Immunotec’s own T-SPOT technology as well as innovative research techniques. The Oxford Diagnostic Laboratory (ODL) within the Laboratory Operations department provides a UKAS accredited routine diagnostic service to UK clinical services, and the Certimmune function within Laboratory Operations participates in ground-breaking research including collaboration with Pharma companies.

The role operates under a 7-day flexible shift working pattern.

  • Working under supervision to take responsibility for preparing and conducting of the routine diagnostic tests using T-SPOT technology. Tests currently performed include those for SARS-CoV-2 and for Tuberculosis.
  • Be responsible for identifying and raising any issues or concerns with allocated work that may cause a service delay, ensuring that any issues are communicated to the line manager or supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Assist with the resolution of analytical issues as they occur.
  • With assistance from more senior staff, prioritise workload to ensure key targets and objectives are met on time.
  • Performing duties in other departments, on an occasional basis, to meet critical Company objectives as required.
  • Achieve competency in the T-SPOT techniques including manual and automated processing.
  • Follow company and departmental Health and Safety Policies at all times.
  • The role will require flexible working on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Working to Oxford Immunotec’s Company Values at all times.
Essential qualifications, skills, and abilities

  • BSc/foundation/diploma qualification or equivalent experience, preferably in a life sciences discipline
  • Knowledge of Windows and Office based applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work loads
  • Previous work experience in a laboratory environment

Desirable Technical skills and abilities

  • An understanding of the healthcare, diagnostic and/or pharmaceutical industries
  • Familiarity with Quality System concepts and requirements including GcP and ISO systems

Emotional skills and abilities

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at the same time
  • Capable of working effectively in a team environment
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels

Competencies Level

Foundation Level Essentials

  • Compliance and integrity
  • Customer focus
  • Communication & relationships
  • Accountability
  • Perseverance

Laboratory Operations Technician l
Oxford Immunotec
Marlborough, United States
Phill Keefe
$25 to $50 million (USD)
201 to 500 Employees
Company - Public
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
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