Posted 15 October by Tempus Personnel
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Job Title: Scientist I

Reports to: Validation Team Leader

At Yourgene Health we pride ourselves in our culture and performance of our people. We live by our values and behaviours. We set annual global business goals which cascade down to departmental goals and individual employee goals to support the performance of not just the business but our employees who contribute towards our success. We are a global business with locations in Manchester, Taipei, India, Singapore and most recently the US.

Description of role: To design, develop, verify and validate in vitro diagnostic products and services.

Overall responsibility: Provide scientific expertise on development studies, ensuring experimental work is well planned and executed to a high quality in a timely fashion. Designs and develops in vitro diagnostic products and services for use in a range of applications.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Provides scientific expertise and input into experiment and study designs
  • Support and, where appropriate lead, design, planning and reporting of experiments and studies
  • Work collaboratively with other scientists to create products and processes which meet the user needs of our customers
  • Create, maintain and improve laboratory SOPs
  • Support the design and execution of studies involving;
  • Accurate and timely documentation
  • Developing and implementing protocols to show that tests meet acceptance criteria
  • Processing clinical samples to demonstrate clinical validity
  • Data generation, ensuring integrity and organized data management
  • Analysing data to enable interpretation by self or others
  • Meeting regulatory or other requirements
    • Perform troubleshooting activities when technical issues arise
      • Team specific responsibilities:
        • Innovation: Delivery of value-add innovative ideas for transfer into assay development
        • Assay Development: Delivery of optimised assays and workflows for products and services
        • Validation: Delivery of validated tests and systems for products and services
        • Design Transfer: Delivery of tests and systems for products and services to Operations functions
  • Participate in activities outside of own team, such as Innovation, Assay Development, Automation, Validation and Design Transfer, where required
  • Performance laboratory maintenance tasks such as lab maintenance, stock monitoring, goods in receiving and cleaning
  • Ensure own work meets regulatory & quality requirements (including compliance to SOPs, documentation using lab books, study plans, study reports and integrity of data)

Consults with:

  • R&D management, Team Leaders and other R&D team members
  • Other Premaitha Health functions; e.g. Quality, Business Development, Legal, Finance, HR, Admin
  • External consultants appointed by Premaitha Health
  • External companies; e.g., potential suppliers, commercial partners, etc

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities:

  • May involve supervision of junior staff and/or students

Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree or further degree (or equivalent) in a life science such as molecular biology, biochemistry or genetics
  • Typically 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the development, verification and validation of molecular diagnostic assays in adherence with CE marking and/or design control regulations
  • Hands on experience with at least one molecular biology-based assay or technique
  • Capable of analysing data
    • Able to contribute to experimental design and can perform execution
  • Enthusiasm, drive, thoroughness, diligence and a willingness to take personal responsibility to ensure that projects are successful
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite

Reference: 41139125

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