Senior Laboratory Technician/Technical Administrator


A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Laboratory Technician/Technical Administrator based in our laboratory at Park Farm, Histon, Cambs.  You will assist with the delivery of produce quality assessment work using chemical/biochemical methods, collating and validating data and reporting results to customers.  The post holder will take a lead role in liaising with customers and will be responsible for gathering and communicating technical information that is essential for the delivery of projects.  The role will include a number of administrational and financial responsibilities associated with running the laboratory such as monitoring and ordering consumables, organising calibration and servicing of equipment and delivery of commercial services for external customers.

A good honours degree in an appropriate subject is highly desirable along with previous laboratory experience in biochemistry. You should be enthusiastic, have a flexible approach to work and be a good team worker with excellent problem solving, communication and organisational skills. Some knowledge of the use of statistics in relation to analytical data; knowledge of modern office software (e.g. MS Office); and a clean, current driving licence are highly desirable.

Starting salary in the range £21,618 - £24,020 per annum dependent on skills, experience and qualifications.  Further details and an application form are available at: or from the HR Office, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0LE, Tel: 01223 342282, Email:, quoting Ref: SV/A1193.  Closing date for applications:  13 December 2017.

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