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Laboratory Analyst
As a global leader, Alere Toxicology is committed to providing innovative solutions and exceptional support to organisations seeking to detect and deter the abuse of drugs and alcohol. We deliver cutting-edge testing systems to a wide variety of industries, including employers, government agencies, occupational health clinics, family lawyers, drug treatment and rehabilitation centres, and distributors.

The analysis of drugs of abuse in biological samples is conducted by either immunoassay, confirmatory techniques (such as GC/MS and LC/MS), or by a combination of both immunoassay and confirmatory techniques.

The role of the Laboratory Analyst is to undertake operations within the screening or confirmatory laboratories, ensuring that all laboratory based screening results are accurate and timely and are entered into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) in order that they can be delivered to customers within agreed time frames.


Day to Day Duties:

- Undertake the day to day work programme in the laboratory to agreed deadlines and quality standards
- Perform tasks within the Screening and Confirmation sections of the laboratory
- Assist in the maintenance and calibration of instrumentation and equipment used in the analytical processes
- To participate in method development and validation
- Assist in the preparation of reagents, calibration standards and control materials in accordance with the relevant SOPs
- To assist in stock control to ensure adequate levels of reagents, chemicals and consumables are held in stock and to provide data to accounts for budgetary monitoring purposes
- To ensure the laboratory is kept clean and tidy to ensure a safe and efficient working environment

The successfully appointed Laboratory Analysts must be willing to participate in training programmes in both screening and confirmation sections to increase breadth of understanding and to gain competence in all techniques and processes used in the laboratory.

Skills and Experience Required:

- Science Graduate or equivalent experience
- Excellent attention to detail
- Aptitude for problem solving
- Able to work flexibly and under pressure

How to apply

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Job Details
Job Ref: 219882429
Hours: Not Specified
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Working Term: Permanent
Salary: GBP GBP - Annual £Competitive Annual, £Competitive