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Scientist Cell Line Engineering (m/f/d)


Essential Competencies & Requirements:

  • Degree in a Biological Discipline covering mammalian cell biology (or equivalent experience)
  • Good organisational skills and communication skills with a proven ability to plan and prioritise work to ensure project or task timelines are met and communicate deviations, as appropriate.
  • Excellent aseptic technique and hands-on experience of mammalian cell culture techniques, for example cell line passaging, cell revivals and banking etc.
  • Practical experience of molecular biology techniques such as PCR, gel electrophoresis, basic interpretation of sequencing data etc
  • An interest in using laboratory automation and LIMs to produce high quality products
  • Self-aware with a diligent nature, good attention to detail and good record keeping skills

Desirable Competencies & Requirements

  • Practical experience with liquid handling robotic equipment and LIMS (although full training will be provided)
  • Technical knowledge of gene editing and gene modulation technologies
  • An understanding of Quality Management Systems
  • An interest in Lean methodologies (e.g. 5S, 8-wastes, Kaizen etc)
  • Industry experience preferred

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use various cell and/or molecular biology techniques, laboratory automation and lab information management systems (LIMS) to ensure projects move forward within the expected timelines and specifications
  • Following training, independently undertake detailed tasks according to SOPs, recording any deviations as necessary
  • Process, record, and report all data generated in a precise and organized manner
  • Identify and solve problems associated with current processes or your own activities
  • Communicate data and information clearly to your colleagues
  • Use resources effectively, holding yourself and others accountable for high standards
  • Work collaboratively and be an effective team member within our Cell-based Services Department, supporting your own and other groups, as appropriate

» Job description

PerkinElmer Inc.
Cambridge [UK]