Posted: 26th May 2023

Location: Preventx Ltd, MBP4/5 Meadowhall Business Park, Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffield S9 2EQ

Employment Type: Preventx Ltd, MBP4/5 Meadowhall Business Park, Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffield S9 2EQ

Closing date for Applications:


Key Responsibilities

  • Booking in samples into Preventx software.
  • Decanting neat urine samples into stabilising solution.
  • Transferring neat swab samples into stabilising solution.
  • Centrifuging blood samples.
  • Decanting serum samples into false bottom tubes.
  • Loading samples and reagents onto analysers.
  • Operating the Cobas 6800/8000 system using the software provided. 
  • Disposing the waste material on the Cobas 6800/8000 system.
  • Operating the Cobas e801 system using the software provided.
  • Disposing of waste material on the Cobas e801 platform.
  • Performing general laboratory housekeeping.
  • Reporting any non-conformances or accidents to a member of management.
  • Operates in conformance with the requirements of the management system and quality manual. 
  • Adheres to the requirements of the confidentiality disclosure agreement and policy. 
  • Handling and correct disposal of confidential and hazardous waste streams. 
  • Monitoring and receipt of consumables and reagents.
  • Performing and recording stock checks.
  • Logging and reporting problem samples. 

Responsible to:                     Laboratory Shift Managers

Person Specification

The preferred candidate will have the following experience, abilities, and aptitudes:

Knowledge and ExperienceRecognised science qualification or equivalent laboratory experience.Have a knowledge of good laboratory practice.
Skills and CompetenciesAwareness of cross-contamination avoidance and handling of confidential information is essential.Ability to follow SOPs and perform repetitive tasks to a high standard.Able to work alone and as a part of a group.Efficient, adaptable, methodological, and organised with good attention to detail.Good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity. To be able to work under pressure.Motivated and enthusiastic.Logical and analytical approach.Driven and determined to achieve results.Flexible and weekend availability.

This job description is not exhaustive and serves only to highlight the main requirements of the post holder.  The line manager may stipulate other reasonable requirements.  The job description will be reviewed regularly and may be subject to change.

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