Laboratory Technician (Biology)

Recruiter
Financial Recruitment
Employment Type
Part Time
Salary
Not disclosed
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The Employer is an R&D and engineering and scientific services company based in Limerick. The company employs a small design and manufacturing team of experienced engineers and scientists who work to assist Irish and international life science companies in prototyping and commercialising cutting edge fluid handling technologies for applications in biotechnology and medical devices. 

The laboratory technician will be responsible for supporting the biology team in testing prototype instrumentation under development, as well as tasks relating to general lab upkeep and maintenance of cell cultures.

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Perform standard and novel protocols designed by the biology team to test the functionality of novel prototype instrumentation 
  • General maintenance and culture of mammalian cell lines to ensure available stocks
  • Implement equipment maintenance procedures for critical laboratory equipment
  • Monitoring and ordering of consumable and chemical stocks to ensure availability

Skills:

  • Scientific Certificate or Degree (HETAC / FETAC Level 6, 7 or 8) or equivalent qualification, preferably in biological sciences though not obligatory.
  • Previous experience working within a cell or molecular biology lab an advantage
  • Comfortable with the use of capital laboratory equipment

Note flexible hours for part-time (from 20 hrs per week upwards)  – agreed hours will be 100% on-site