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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship - Level 3

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Oxford, GB

Company: oxfordbiom

We use science to save lives, and so can you.


We are currently seeking applications for Laboratory Technician Apprentices to join the Laboratory Management Team.  As well as completing the required academic study with our academic and training partners, you will be supporting the smooth running of the day-to-day activities of our laboratories under the supervision of the Laboratory supervisor.


Apprenticeship Length                  2 Years.

Closing Date of Applications       1st July 2022


Oxford Biomedica’s Laboratory Management Team is accountable for the smooth running of the day-to-day activities of the laboratories including cleaning, waste management, stock control and overseeing equipment servicing and calibration.


Your responsibilities in this role would be:


  • Adherence to internal and external regulatory requirements e.g. GLP, GMP, GDP
  • Supporting the laboratory waste management processes, including operation of lab washers and autoclaves.
  • Supporting facility and equipment cleaning schedules within OXB laboratory suites in accordance to approved standard operating procedures.
  • Overseeing, maintaining, and ensuring stock of lab consumables, media, solutions and buffers.
  • Supporting the Microbiology lab with sample testing with a range of microbiology techniques
  • Maintaining safe working practices, following environmental, health and safety procedures within the laboratory facility. Supporting review Risk assessments, COSHH and MSDS data sheets
  • Maintaining equipment records for maintenance and calibration
  • Accurate record keeping and documentation


We are looking for :

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) – grades  4– 9  including Science, Maths and English
  • Alternative experience and qualifications will be considered
  • Keen interest within Life Sciences and/or Advanced Therapies
  • Good communication skills in English (Written and verbal)
  • Ability to read, understand and follow detailed instructions to complete tasks accordingly
  • Good standard of computer literacy & keyboard skills


What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive Reward Package
  • Learn with an Award-winning Apprenticeship Provider OxLEP 2022.
  • Wellbeing Programmes
  • A 35-hour working week
  • Opportunity of permanent employment & further development.
  • Welcoming, friendly, supportive colleagues
  • A diverse and inclusive working environment
  • Our values are: Deliver Innovation, Be Inspiring and Have Integrity
  • State of the art laboratory and manufacturing facilities


We want you to feel inspired every day. We’re future-focused and our business is growing rapidly. We succeed together through passion, commitment, and teamwork, and so can you.


Collaborate. Contribute. Change lives


Please submit a CV and covering Letter with your online application.  Within your covering letter please submit answers to the following questions.

  • Why are you looking for a Career in Lifesciences?
  • Tell us about something that you are particularly proud of?


We look forward to receiving your application.