Job description

Technician

Milton Park, Abingdon

Technician

Immunocore, UK

Immunocore is an innovative and dynamic biotechnology company developing a unique platform of T Cell antigen receptor-based therapeutics, called ImmTAXs, as a novel class of treatments for cancer, infectious and autoimmune diseases.

Immunocore has a well- established pipeline of wholly owned programmes, of world leading science and strong IP position, which has led to discovery collaborations with Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Medimmune as well as a co-discovery & co-development partnership with Lilly, and recent investment from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The Technician is responsible for supporting the CMC team by ensuring essential operational tasks are carried out

Key Responsibilities

  • General Laboratory housekeeping
    • Cleaning
    • Organising
    • Waste disposal and treatment
  • Stock control
    • Maintaining local stores
    • Labs are suitably stocked with reagents and consumables
    • Purchasing
    • Distributing lab reagents and consumables
  • Overseeing the maintenance/ servicing of basic laboratory equipment
  • Notifying the Facilities team of building / equipment any faults or problems
  • Maintaining laboratory glassware
  • Ensuring specified laboratory equipment is maintained in accordance with manufacturers’ instructions

Experience & knowledge

Essential

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook.
  • Good Communication skills - Ensuring information and work is passed on correctly and in a timely way to those who depend on it. 
  • Shown flexibility and willingness to learn new techniques and practices.
  • Following instructions and protocols
  • Maintenance of accurate records
  • Teamwork - Working cooperatively as part of a team

Desirable

  • Worked within a laboratory environment
  • EHS experience
  • Managing waste streams
  • Awareness of COSHH management
  • Good manual handling techniques / training

Education & qualifications

  • Minimum of GCSE or equivalent in a scientific discipline
  • Desirable: A Levels in a scientific discipline or equivalent

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