Laboratory Scientist - Biosciences

  • Location
    Loughborough, Leicestershire
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 12.5 / Hourly
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Food, Drink & Tobacco
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference

I have a new opportunity for a Laboratory Scientist to join a global FMCG company based in Waltham on the Wolds. As a Bioscience laboratory scientist in the Waltham Laboratory you will be responsible for and carry out a variety of experimental techniques and methodologies, with a high degree of competence and technical skill, to meet the needs of research projects.

£12 - £12.50 per hour

12 month assignment

ASAP start

Full time

Working from Waltham site full time

The Role:

  • Perform a variety of existing laboratory methodologies, processes and provide high quality data to meet the requirements and aims of the research project(s) as defined by the Senior Research Scientist.

  • Use scientific knowledge and understanding to provide input during project discussions with the support of Laboratory Research Scientists as required.

  • With input and guidance from the Laboratory Research Scientists or Senior Research Scientists, support with the validation of new methodologies and contribute to the development, refinement and troubleshooting of relevant methodologies.

  • Carry out maintenance of key laboratory equipment in accordance with laboratory practices to ensure optimal operation.

  • Provide training and support to other laboratory scientists on routine methodologies and laboratory ways of working.

  • Communicate research data to internal customers and stakeholders via written communication or presentation.


  • Must have knowledge and experience of carrying out one or more of the following techniques and methods; cell culture, cell based assays, immunoassays, microbiology techniques, DNA extraction and PCR.

  • Experience of working in a laboratory environment is essential, either as part of university course or work experience. Experience of working in a research environment is highly desirable.

  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to communicate scientific messages with accuracy and clarity.

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