Lab Based - Covid Testing

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Up to £11.50 per hour
22 Feb 2021
22 Mar 2021
JN -012021-161719
Khushbu Bhattia
Contract Type
Full Time

Lab Assistant - Covid Testing


4 days on / 4 days off rotating shift pattern (Must be flexible to work Night Shifts)

Contract - 3 Months

Our client are looking for customer driven individuals/recent graduates with a background in Life Sciences, specifically with knowledge of PCR / qPCR from a theory or practical perspective and in a Lab Based Environment.

This role would be suited to someone who has experience within a laboratory environment or graduates who are looking to gain exposure and add to their development.

This is a customer facing role focused on providing post installation support and guidance for a molecular diagnostic COVID-19 testing solution. The responsibilities include monitoring and guiding laboratory technicians on use of the system, enabling system success and acting as a liaison between the customer and client's Service and Support teams.

Full training will be provided.

Key responsibilities

  • Providing onsite practical support and guidance for customer's technicians
  • Monitoring customer use of the solution and ensure all standard operating procedures are followed - from system set up and initialisation to processing of samples
  • Communicating with customer leadership regarding system performance and recommend actions to drive success
  • Working collaboratively with Service and Support teams
  • Providing recommendations on how to improve training and operations
  • Identifying opportunities to drive efficiency and process improvements
  • Diligently track key performance indicators on customer use of the solution
  • May be required perform other related duties as required and/or assigned.

What we're looking for

  • Degree qualification in Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Medical Sciences or related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of PCR / qPCR
  • Ability to follow a stringent process
  • Ability to work to part of a Team as well as independently, self-driven and motivated
  • Strong customer focus and desire to ensure customer success
  • Exceptional communication skills

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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