Molecular Diagnostics Technician

Job Category:
Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Forensics / Medical Devices
Job Type:
North West
North West
Salary Description:
Negotiable + Benefits
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Molecular Diagnostics Technician


Role: Permanent

Location: North West England

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

Ref: 19974


Our client is a molecular diagnostics company focused on translating innovative science into clinically useful and commercially valuable products initially in the field of prenatal screening. Their products combine information from the human genome with the next generation of sequencing technologies to create applications with great potential to improve human health


They are a truly entrepreneurial company backed by experienced investors and led by an exceptional management team with a proven track record in establishing novel molecular technologies in clinical practice. For individuals with the right combination of enthusiasm, talent and development expertise they offer a motivating, enjoyable and rewarding environment in which to work.


Objective - To design, develop, verify and validate molecular diagnostic products for prenatal screening.


Main activities

  • Executes laboratory work to excellent standard with meticulous attention to detail
  • Work collaboratively with other development scientists to create products and processes which meet the user needs of our customers
  • Carry out experiments designed to analyze, understand and control the variation inherent in the testing process
  • Carry out performance studies to determine test parameters
  • Implement protocols to demonstrate that tests meet acceptance criteria
  • Process clinical samples in timely fashion upon receipt
  • Ensure own work meets regulatory & quality requirements (including compliance to SOPs, documentation using lab books, study plans, study reports and integrity of data)
  • General lab maintenance and upkeep



  • Degree or further degree (or equivalent) in a life science such as molecular biology, biochemistry or genetics
  • Experience of working in a commercial organisation, preferably in the development of in vitro diagnostic products, preferably in a quality environment
  • Hands on experience with PCR based assays ideally using next-generation sequencing technologies
  • Meticulous scientific technique and attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm, drive, thoroughness, diligence and a willingness to take personal responsibility to ensure that projects are successful
  • Good organizational skills and enjoys working to tight timelines
  • Good IT skills, including Microsoft Office suite


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SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Andy Cuthbert

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