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Sample Preparation Technician

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Job Summary

  • Kildare
  • Contract
  • BBBH768297
  • Oct 15, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

You will be responsible for the initial sample traceability process and preparing the sample for the extraction process in the PCR lab

Sample Preparation Technician

Reporting to the Sample Receipt and Preparation Lab Manager, you will be responsible for the initial sample traceability process and preparing the sample for the extraction process in the PCR laboratory.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • You will verify swab details against provided paperwork.

  • You will apply a laboratory ID label to swab and paperwork and identify and record non-conforming samples

  • Record the process in our laboratory LIMS

  • Work 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

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

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

Qualifications

  • BSc Science based degree with significant biological content is required

  • Good pipetting skills are essential

  • Previous experience working in a lab is required

  • Familiarity with using MS Excel and Word.

  • Strong attention to detail and an ability to identify non-conforming work

Job Details

  • You will work a '4 days in - 4 days out' schedule.

  • Rate: €15 per hour + 33% shift rate, so €19.95 per hour

  • Additional overtime is paid at €30 per hour

  • Night working hours: 8pm - 6am each day

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.

Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Ashley Phillips
  • Talent Acquisition Business Partner
  • 0212300384
  • aphillips@morganmckinley.com