Molecular Biology Laboratory Assistant job in South Avenue | SGS

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Are you looking for a Molecular Biology Laboratory Assistant position in South Avenue? Look no further! SGS is currently hiring for this exciting opportunity. This job will involve assisting with molecular biology techniques and procedures in a laboratory setting. If you have a background in molecular biology and are interested in hands-on laboratory work, this could be the perfect job for you. Apply now to join the SGS team and take the next step in your career in molecular biology.

We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Laboratory Assistant to join our Molecular Bioanalytical team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that all Molecular Biology laboratories are clean, well-stocked, and compliant with all relevant procedures and SOPs. This includes performing laboratory checks, preparing critical reagents, aliquoting key reagents, and preparing Virkon in relevant labs. Additionally, the Laboratory Assistant will be responsible for checking stock levels and providing feedback on reagents that are running low or expiring, and assisting with expiry extensions by re-labeling lab reagents.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform laboratory checks in a timely manner and to a high standard, in accordance with all relevant procedures and SOPs
  • Ensure that labs are well-stocked, clean, and fit for purpose
  • Perform freezer defrosts and fridge cleans as appropriate
  • Preparation of critical reagents such as primers, probes, HP DNA, HP RNA, and poly(A)
  • Aliquoting key reagents such as nuclease-free water and master mix
  • Preparation of Virkon in relevant labs
  • Check stock levels and provide feedback on reagents that are running low or expiring
  • Assist with expiry extensions by re-labeling lab reagents
  • Assist with new SOP issuances and ensure they are read and understood in a timely manner
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with GLP/GMP and relevant health and safety procedures
  • Exercise due regard for the health and safety of yourself, colleagues, and clients
  • Ensure full compliance with the Company’s Code of Integrity & Professional Conduct and adopt behavior in accordance with SGS UK’s Equality and Diversity Policy

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Pro-active and positive attitude