Lab Technician Uk Sponsorship Available

June 17, 2024
£23.2 - £29.4 / year

Job Description




About CPI.

CPI helps turn outstanding ideas and technologies into reality. Our team leverages science and technology to address global challenges in healthcare and sustainability.

We work with business, academia, government, and the investment community to expedite the development and commercialization of new products using our outstanding people and innovation infrastructure.

We leverage our people and partners’ entrepreneurial energy and unconventional thinking to create significant impact in fields such as health technology, medicines, sustainable food, and materials.

Why this function is crucial to CPI’s work.

CPI is seeking a Lab Technician in Wilton to provide technical support, including preparation, development, research, design, sampling, testing, and analysis, in accordance with team and technology requirements.

The Technician will support line managers and senior colleagues with various activities to achieve business unit objectives and contribute to project completion.

The Lab Technician function entails the following tasks, among others. For more information, please download the job description from the CPI careers page.

· Demonstrate our firm principles by establishing an ethical and positive culture.

• Stay current with role-related advancements, legal changes, and SHE-related changes reported by senior colleagues. Understand and apply new best practices, methods, and strategies.

• To ensure that the laboratory is equipped with the essential consumables, liaise with the warehouse as needed.

• Assist equipment owners and the asset engineering team in organising and documenting equipment maintenance, calibrations, and standard operating procedures.

• Assist Laboratory Safety Supervisors in maintaining a safe and healthy workplace by serving as the first point of contact for technical areas, conducting general housekeeping, and providing assistance as needed.

• Present and formally report experimental conclusions and accompanying data for internal peer review and client submission within agreed-upon deadlines and standards.

• Participate in hazard/SRA research and discussions, as appropriate for position level.

• Must provide fully documented records of technical data, decisions, procedures, calculations, and software use in an agreed-upon format.

• Take responsibility for agreeing on weekly work plans with the line manager, project manager(s), and other relevant stakeholders, as well as delivering the plan on time.

• Responsible for equipment calibration to assure safety, performance within specifications, and availability for customer demands.

The individual we’re looking for


Educated to GSCE (or Level 2) in a scientific/engineering discipline with significant industrial experience, or to A-level (or Level 3) in a scientific/engineering discipline with relevant industrial experience, or to HNC (or Level 4) in a scientific/engineering discipline.

Will demonstrate a fundamental understanding of biotechnology ideas and techniques, as well as some relevant experience with practical, technical work achieved in academic or industry settings.

Capable of applying both theoretical and practical scientific/engineering methodologies to support microbiology-related commercial processes.

It’d be ideal if you also had:

Requirements include a qualifying certification (e.g., BSc/HNC/level 4) in life science disciplines like microbiology or biochemistry, as well as relevant laboratory experience.

Demonstrates practical knowledge of microbial growth and identification techniques.

What does CPI offer?

CPI provides a variety of benefits to its employees, including:

  • Up to 36 days of holiday, including bank holidays. We also offer a holiday purchase option.
  • Generous pension plan
  • Life assurance and accident insurance programmes
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Free parking

Learn more about our culture and advantages.

Additional information.

CPI is an organisation headquartered in the UK. Employment in the UK requires a valid work permit; sponsorship may be provided.