Laboratory Technician

Kymab is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a deep pipeline of novel antibody-based therapies in a broad range of indications. The Company generates its product candidates using its proprietary, integrated platforms collectively called IntelliSelect®. Kymab’s platforms have been designed to maximize the diversity of human antibodies produced in response to immunization with antigens. Selecting from a broad diversity of fully human antibodies allows for the identification of antibodies with optimal drug-like properties.

To work as part of the Facilities and Laboratory Support Team,  providing a wide range of laboratory support activities and supporting the laboratory staff by maintaining a high quality laboratory environment.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Restocking of laboratory supplies and stores room
Washing and autoclaving glassware
Organisation of laboratory coat laundering
Waste management in the laboratories
Preparation of buffers, reagents and media
Maintenance of media kitchen area
Weekly legionella flushing and LEV testing
Maintenance of laboratories and laboratory equipment
Assist with asset management
Assist with collection and distribution of deliveries
Supporting the purchasing of consumables
Assisting with the Health and Safety aspects of laboratory support, such as writing SOPs and risk assessments
Support Head of Facilities with other duties as required
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education and Experience

General science education, to ‘A’ /BTEC level  standard or equivalent
Previous relevant laboratory support experience is highly desirable
Skills and Knowledge

Strong IT skills including knowledge of spreadsheets
Good written and oral communication skills
A high level of organisation skills, with ability to multi-task and prioritize work to meet deadlines
Attention to detail
Competencies

Good team player
Flexible attitude, with a ‘can-do’ approach
Ability to work independently

Application Instructions: 
Application Closing Date: 
19 April