LIMS Technician

Our client is a large pharmaceutical process plant, employing up to 1000 staff at it’s facility in Elstree, Hertfordshire.

They require a LIMS officer for the following;

  • Effectively manage the operation and use of the LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) to ensure an efficient, reliable and GMP compliant system is available at all times.
  • Become the subject matter expert in LIMS within the company; to advise and inform management of all matters pertaining to LIMS upgrades, validation, operation and use.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues in the Control Laboratory and across the site to ensure that the organisation’s requirements for the LIMS system are adequately met.
  • Oversee the interaction of users, equipment and company quality systems where their impact is within scope of the LIMS.
  • Day to day system management
  • Management Information
  • System Upgrades
  • Data and system Integrity
  • Advice / Training

Candidate Requirements:

  • 2 years Laboratory experience
  • 2 years LIMS (LabVantage or Sapphire experience i.e. supporting / changing LIMS as their main role
  • Knowledge of GMP/GLP
  • Java
  • HNC/HND/BTEC/Degree in Science
  • Intermediate Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. Able to tailor communication to the audience and explain complex information clearly
  • Presentation skills
  • Able to prioritise and organise day to day and project work to meet interim and final deadlines
  • Ability to train others
  • Experienced LIMS user (LabVantage or Sapphire)
  • Ability to work effectively with others as part of a team or work independently with minimal supervision
  • Able to influence other employees who do not report to the jobholder
  • Report writing skills (Jasper or Oracle) SQL
  • Considerable laboratory experience including use of LIMS applications

If you meet the above, and would like to know more, please apply, or contact Tim Hill at Technical Placements.

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