Research Technician

Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum

Work Type: Permanent

Location: Corsham, England

Industry: FMCG


Location: Corsham Science Park


Cellular Agriculture Ltd produces technology that aims to make cultivated meat a widely available, sustainable, ethical, affordable protein alternative.


We are passionate about food security with an enthusiasm for next-generation solutions, innovative technologies, sustainability, and the future of food and agriculture, and are looking for like-minded people to join our growing team.


The company integrates activities across a Research and Development Department responsible for innovating, an Engineering Department that delivers scaled iterations of bioreactors and bioprocess, and the Operations Department responsible for ensuring the company runs smoothly. These Departments work seamlessly together towards delivering technology that allows a sustainable alternative protein to diversify food stuffs for food security across the world.


We are committed to being an inclusive workplace. We strongly believe in the benefits a diverse team brings, and having and equitable culture in which all our people can thrive, with everyone being able to influence our day-to-day working for the better, and encouraging growth.


What this role entails


Seed train cell expansion for use in bioreactors.
Being the source of knowledge and support for certain items of equipment, and cell bank maintenance.
Working with other technicians with a range of expertise to maintain a professional, clean and safe working environment.


Objectives


Support bioprocess development work by ensuring the necessary seed train production volumes for bioreactor operations.
Maintain the company cell bank, and stock control of cell culture and analysis consumables to improve quality and productivity.
Run and maintain the cell culture facilities to a high standard.


Selection criteria


Experience


3+ years working in biological R&D or manufacturing and maintaining equipment


Delivering for an organisation


Experience of responsibility for managing the day to day running of several items of equipment or entire labs

Team working


Demonstrable ability to work with a diverse range of people, working towards a common goal in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Ability to 'get to the bottom of' what a colleague really needs.

Expertise


Essential: mammalian cell culture and analysis
Preferable: Developmental biology knowledge at undergraduate degree level or equivalent

What you will get in return / The Benefits / Opportunities


In addition to working in a world class facility based in the Bath region with a supporting and inclusive team, you will receive a highly competitive base salary, share options in a growing biotech enterprise, competitive holiday allowance and a fantastic benefits package including pension, Bupa medical cover and life assurance. You will have access to world-class training, development, and networking with organisations across cellular agriculture, and food systems.

Closing date: Wednesday 7th February
On site interviews to be held on Thursday 15th February



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