Bioproducts Technician

null, England, gb
Company: Dodgeford Lane, Belton, Leicestershire LE12 9TE
Category: Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
Published on 2021-07-29 18:07:36


Are you interested in working for an organisation that supports research in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, agrochemical and academic markets? Envigo is committed to offering the highest quality research models, products and services to our customers and working with them to build a healthier and safer world.

Our Biodproducts team based in Hillcrest is currently looking for a Technician to join them. If you’re interested in a career working in laboratory environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

What the role looks like day to day:

  • Collection of samples and bioproducts on all type of animals for both health screening and bioproduct activity
  • Coordinating organization and aseptic collection of oral swab, fur swab, faecal samples and blood on live animals (rodents, lagomorphs and any other species) to deliver samples for health monitoring on site or in customer facilities throughout Europe
  • Running direct parasitology testing on caecum contains and fur swab for samples collected on animals
  • Keeping accurate records as required
  • Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone with strong attention to detail and the ability to follow set procedures and instructions
  • Strong teamworking capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; comfortable communicating with customers and colleagues at all levels
  • Ideally you will hold a personal license, but this is not essential
  • IAT Level 2 qualification is desirable
  • Knowledge and/or experience of parasitology screening and/or necropsy procedures are desirable; however full training can be given
  • Experience in conducting Licence Procedures Under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 as revised in 2012 is an advantage
  • Passion for animal welfare
  • Proactive nature, able to deal with changing priorities
  • Full, clean driving license
  • In return, we offer a competitive benefits package including life assurance and 25 days’ holiday (plus bank holidays), flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, the opportunity to learn new skills and a positive working environment where colleagues support each other every day. To apply, please send a full CV and covering letter to .

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