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 laborato
Sample Preparation Technician - Immediate Start
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.
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.
You must be immediately available to start work.
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.
You will work a '4 days in - 4 days out' schedule.
Night working hours: 20:00 - 06:00 each day.
Rate: €19.95 per hour (€15 per hour + 33% shift rate).
Additional overtime is paid at €30 per hour.
Must be available to travel into and work in Naas, Co. Kildare.
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.