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Oxford Gene Technology (a Sysmex Group Company) has helped pioneer molecular medicine enabling better and more personalised choices in medicine. We have a strong and growing team, with customers in over 60 countries worldwide and expansion plans to increase our share in the growing genomic medicine market.

Our V&V Analysts are knowledgeable individuals who are passionate about ensuring that OGT’s products are safe, effective and fit for purpose, thus allowing them to be available globally and state of the art. You will play an integral role on a wide range of tasks within the laboratory including collating internal technical and analytical performance data for a range of OGT products.

 

Your duties will include:

  • Laboratory activities such as biological sample culturing, G-Banding and Fluorescent In Situ Hybridisation (FISH) slide-making and processing
  • V&V FISH processing, using Formalin Fixed Paraffin Embedded (FFPE) sections, haematological and prenatal specimens
  • Processing and accurately recording biological samples
  • Collating analytical data using in-house or external specimens as required (e.g. FFPE, haematological and prenatal specimens), using manual microscopes and automated software
  • Reporting analytical results and maintaining record and image databases

 

What we are looking for in you:

  • A background in a Science related subject, preferably to A level or equivalent qualification. A degree level or equivalent qualification is desirable
  • Experience of working in a GLP environment with experience and knowledge in FISH processing and clinical FISH analysis of various sample types, including haematological and FFPE
  • An ability to use your scientific knowledge to problem solve and trouble shoot technical laboratory issues
  • Exceptional attention to detail with very good organisational skills with the ability to manage your daily/weekly workload
  • Adaptability and high levels of motivation with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • The ability to follow exact detailed processes carefully

Of course, there’s always some admin to do, this will include assisting with report writing and involvement with procedures and audits as a part of the Quality Management System. You’ll also play an important role in the smooth and efficient functioning of the laboratory, including consumables, reagents, microscopes, equipment and software.

 

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme (10% non-contributory)
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Private Dental Insurance
  • 21 days holiday plus UK bank holidays
  • High Street Discount Scheme.

 

Application is via CV & a one-page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, salary expectations and notice period.

Please note that we will need to establish your right to work in the UK during the recruitment process.

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