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Sample Prep Technician - Science Grads

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Job Summary

  • Kildare
  • Contract
  • BBH767028
  • Sep 24, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

Science Grads 4 month contract

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent grad to gain industry experience in a fast paced environment.

The sample preparation technician is responsible for the initial sample traceability process and prepares the sample for the extraction process in the PCR laboratory.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Verifies swab details against provided paperwork.

  • Identifies and records non-conforming samples

  • Applies a laboratory ID label to swab and paperwork

  • Records the process in our laboratory LIMS

  • Works in a BS Level 2 safety cabinet to aliquot a sub sample into lysis buffer and the remainder of the sample into a retention tube

  • Disinfects the tubes prior to removal from the BS Level 2 safety cabinet

  • Organises disinfected tubes into plates of 92 for the next stage of the testing process

Requirements

  • BSC with a significant biological content

  • Good pipetting skills

  • Familiarity with MS Excel.

  • Attention to detail and an ability to identify non-conforming work

  • Near immediate start date

  • Willing to work nights. The working hours are 8pm to 6am, 4 days on, 4 days off

  • Contract until December, will possibility of extension depending on needs

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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