Are you an experienced molecular biologist seeking a technical management position?
Do you have experience leading the development of molecular based diagnostic methods?
Do you have experience working in a regulated environment?
This successful NASDAQ listed company manufactures and sells novel diagnostic kits used to test contaminants, toxins and pathogens in food, drink and agricultural products. In addition to this they offer their customers laboratory services and it is here this brilliant opportunity has become open.
Reporting to the contract services manager, you will be the technical lead for all molecular diagnostic services. You will be responsible for leading the improvement and development of molecular methods for food testing and laboratory analysis to ensure the safety, quality and legality of manufacturing operations. You will be using state of the art real-time and end point technologies and will act as an in-house technical champion for molecular diagnostics.
You will also enjoy leading and coaching a small group of scientists – providing technical leadership and training in the area of molecular diagnostics.
This would suit a strong analytical thinker who is able to look at established testing techniques and figure how they can be fine-tuned for more accurate results. Experience in leading the validation of routine diagnostic methods, ideally to ISO17025 or other regulated level is essential.
If you are working in a similar laboratory already and seeking an opportunity to step up to a technical lead position in industry, this is a fantastic opportunity!
An attractive salary, company share purchase scheme and pension are provided. You will be based on the beautiful West Coast of Scotland which is close to an international airport and 1 hour from a major Scottish city.
For more information, contact Rachel Bowman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 01279 657 716.
Job Ref: 10270
Technical manager, molecular diagnostics, leadership, ISO17025, validation
Technical Manager | Molecular Diagnostic Services | Scotland | to £35K