Laboratory Assistant

Posted 16 Dec 2021

Glasgow, Glasgow - United Kingdom

Req Id 236320



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Your role: Our Laboratory Assistant will perform a wide variety of routine tasks to support GLP/ GMP laboratories. Responsibilities include housekeeping, preparation of reagents, stock control and general equipment maintenance.  The ability to maintain effective working relationships with support services, scientists and laboratory personnel will be critical for success in the role.


Who You Are: 

•Minimum Standard Grade English and Mathematics level C or equivalent

•The ideal candidate will have a qualification in biological sciences or related subject (e.g. HNC or equivalent)

•Laboratory experience is not essential for this role but would be advantageous

•Previous experience working in a regulated environment (GLP/GMP) would be advantageous

•Experience of data entry, both paper and computer based, would be advantageous

•Adheres to health and safety procedures and actively takes necessary action when encountering unsafe situations

•You have good planning and organisational skills

•You have good communication and interpersonal skills

•You are self motivated with strong initiative and drive, enjoys working hard and full of energy for the things you see challenging

•You have a good standard of written and spoken English


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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