Science & Technology


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Title: Scientist

Duration: 12 months

Location: The Maynard Centre, Forest Farm Ind Est, Longwood Dr, Cardiff CF14 7YT

Rate: £17.95-20.50 (negotiable)

Scientist Responsibilities:

Working with cross-functional teams to help design, develop and transfer customer products into manufacturing.
Perform experiments to validate and optimize custom assays. Typically, PCR based.
Ensure analysis and experimental data is accurate and timely.
Develop and execute process validation and transfer activities for prototypes moving into Manufacturing.
Prepare and present technical data with internal and external collaborators.
Working with cross functional teams across to support project plans and ensure adherence to schedules and project deadlines.
Maintain accurate records and document experimental results in elab notebooks.


This role will predominately work lyophilizing customers PCR based assays. Lyophilisation experience is preferred but candidates with PCR, DNA / RNA extraction experience will be considered. Candidates with New Product Introduction (NPI) experience or experience transferring prototypes into a manufacturing environment will also be considered.

1-3 years productive and broad PCR assay experience.
Experience transferring prototypes into Manufacturing.
Experience in the development of or running different PCR techniques (e.g. PCR, QPCR or LAMP).
Experience of working within a large-scale industrial environment would be beneficial.
Theoretical and or practical experience working with freeze driers / lyophilisers.

Employment Type Permanent

Advertiser Type Agency