Laboratory Technician

Job Title:Laboratory Technician
Location UK ~ Reading
Type: Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

Quotient Sciences has an excellent career opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join our Analytical Services team at the site in Reading.

In this role, you will ensure that the Analytical Scientists can perform their duties in a timely fashion. You will carry out effective daily laboratory control, maintenance and administration duties as well as proactively perform daily tasks in line with GMP requirements while ensuring the health and safety standard within the laboratory is maintained.

Your core responsibilities will include the cleaning and maintenance of glassware for the laboratory, maintenance of general cleanliness of the analytical laboratory as well, maintaining supplies of consumables and chemicals in the laboratory and collecting and delivering purchased goods from the stores. You will also be across all administration within the laboratory and ensuring that all pharmaceutical and solvent waste is removed from the lab.

If you would like to join an expanding and dynamic drug development business and make a difference by formulating innovative new drugs, then this is the role for you.

The Candidate

You will have previous experience in a similar role or a minimum HND/HNC qualification. You will also preferably have a basic understanding of or experience working to cGMP. You must have great communication skills, be highly organised and have the ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritise effectively.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK at the time of being offered employment.

Company Benefits: 

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.  We strive to create a diverse Quotient family and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation.  As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today.  All applicants are welcome.