Assay Development Technician - ELISA in Worcestershire

6 months temporary to permanent

£9.50 to £11.00 per hour

Our client is a leading designer and manufacturer of fully-automated ELISA microplate workstations, laboratory instruments and associated consumables and accessories. They are seeking an Assay Development Technician to join their team to work on the development of ELISA and other solid phase immunoassays based on the company’s patented bead technology.


Hands on preparation, manufacture and testing of assay reagents including coated beads, calibrators & controls, conjugates, buffers and QC samples.

Testing, which will involve running assays on the company’s platforms and using manual ELISA equipment.

Optimizing the assay components to work in a multiplex format on an R&D scale, then manufacture production scale kits for prototype phase and generate prototype assay performance data.

Recording all work and results in laboratory workbooks and then filing and archiving electronically in an organized manner.

Participate in the regular maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment.

Follow the requirements of the ISO13485 FDA quality system at all times.


Degree or equivalent in Biology, Biochemistry or other relevant Life Science subject.

Knowledge and experience of using ELISA and other Immunoassays.

Previous relevant laboratory experience, preferably in diagnostics would be an advantage but not essential.

Knowledge of QC procedures and FDA / ISO13485 would be an advantage but is not essential.

Excellent communication skills.

Well organised and maintains high standard of record keeping.




Worcester area


£20,000 to £25,000
Competitive hourly pay rate

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