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Laboratory Technician 1 - Leeds

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Fortrea

19d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Junior Level
  • Science
  • Leeds
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Requirements

  • You bring some experience in a laboratory setting and are familiar with basic laboratory techniques, procedures, equipment and instrumentation.
  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent.
  • Nice to have:
  • Previous experience with Electronic Data Capture and/or Veeva
  • Experience working in ICH-GCP, cGMP and/or GLP settings.
  • We are also open to consider recent graduates from Life Sciences or any recent Lab Tech experience. The important thing for us is you are familiar with an environment that is:
  • Fast paced: where no deviations from the study protocol are allowed, and not meeting a timeline for even few minutes will create a quality issue.
  • Changing priorities constantly asking you to prioritize and adapt on the spot.
  • Teamwork and people skills are essential for the study to run smoothly
  • Attention to detail focused where accuracy in data collection and analysis is vital to be successful
  • Technology based. We collect our data directly into an electronic environment.

Responsibilities

  • Learn. And grow. No two days will be the same because you will be exposed to a wide variety of Therapeutic Indications and study types (ascending dose, first-in-human, food effect, drug to drug interactions, radiolabeled human AME, etc.)
  • The core of your work will be supporting Phase 1 clinical trials. All our teams in Drapers Yard live to answer one question: is the drug safe? Under this framework, you will:
  • Conduct sample processing and dispatch according to study specific instructions and to the highest possible quality, specially: blood, urine, fecal and vomit samples, and process and dispatch of lab´s safety samples
  • Deliver quality data and document results from processing on time, in strict accordance with relevant protocols, Lab Manuals, SOPs, and in compliance with ICH/GCP
  • Recognize deviations from expected results (as per protocol or Lab Manual) and follows up appropriately.
  • Assist with Study Set up (tubes, labels, right chemicals, etc)
  • Perform inventory of reagents and supplies to ensure uninterrupted operations
  • Handle hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner in accordance with laboratory policy and procedure
  • Maintenance of equipment: wash laboratory glassware and maintain general laboratory cleanliness

Science & Healthcare
Industry
10,001+
Employees
2023
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

We are creative thinkers with decades of clinical trial experience who drive innovative solutions powered by insights from data and technology. As we tackle challenges in today’s world, we know that we need to be nimble and agile. That’s why we work side-by-side with our partners to eliminate inefficiencies from the process so we can help them deliver life-changing therapies faster for patients, caregivers and healthcare providers worldwide.