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R&D Laboratory Technician – Transfer to Manufacturing

We are looking for a laboratory technician to carry out routine laboratory work to support the development of in vitro diagnostic assays using the company’s revolutionary RPA technology in order to successfully transfer the technology into manufacturing settings. We are looking for someone with strong molecular biology laboratory skills to work within a small team in our R&D department on specific projects.

The main responsibility of this role is to perform RPA assays, troubleshoot, generate and analyse data. The successful candidate will be able to work with some autonomy, report effectively on their work, analyse data and gain enough knowledge about the technology to be able to troubleshoot where necessary. They will also be part of the team who are responsible for general laboratory housekeeping duties within the R&D department and will also perform routine equipment maintenance and calibration. 

This role is based at our R&D department on Babraham Research Campus, Cambridge, UK.

To apply please send your CV and a letter of application to Please quote TWRDLT12082016.

Process Development Laboratory Technician

We are looking for a Process Development Laboratory Technician to carry out laboratory tests to support the vital and ongoing development of the protein purification process at TwistDx Ltd. The role is based at our Cambridge Science Park site.

The successful candidate will have proven hands-on laboratory-based experience performing protein purification using the AKTA systems and associated software packages.  Practical experience in buffer preparation, buffer exchange, protein gel electrophoresis is essential.

You will be responsible for conducting experiments in protein purification as directed by the scientist leading the work in this area. You will perform the associated analysis and presentation and also have the opportunity to participate in discussions about the direction of the work. An ability to troubleshoot where necessary will be expected.

General laboratory duties including equipment maintenance and calibration, preparing of procedural documents, and conduction of work in accordance with the company quality management system, are also part of this role.

If you have a background in protein purification and wish to apply please send your CV with a covering letter to Please quote reference TWPDLT02082016 in your application.

Quality Control Laboratory Technician

We are looking for a Quality Control Technician to perform quality control analysis and interpretation of the QC test materials made by the company.

This role is based at our offices on the Babraham Research Campus just outside Cambridge.

The main duties of this role are

• performing quality control testing
• reporting analyses to the Production department
• compiling data sheets
• preparing and reviewing basic process procedures
• evaluating QC procedures and contributing to the generation and maintenance of standardised QC documentation
• assisting in equipment and process validation work.

You will need to work in accordance with the company QMS (quality management system) and utilising the company ERP (enterprise resource planning) package.

You will have a degree in a life science subject and / or QC laboratory experience.  Experience working under a QMS system and with ERP software is an advantage. You will have an attention to detail, a conscientious approach and a willingness to learn.

Should you wish to apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to Please quote reference QCT260716 in your application.

Administrator – Quality Assurance department

We are looking for someone who would like a part-time administrator role where they can  use their administrative skills to provide valuable support to the Quality Assurance team and the production personnel based at our Cambridge Science Park facility. This is initially for a fixed term of one year.

We are looking for approximately 20 hours work a week; there is flexibility around how the hours are undertaken.

Your duties will include

• reviewing,  scanning and filing of paper batch records
• tracking and chasing of CAPAs (Corrective and Preventive Actions) within the QA document management software
• tracking periodic document reviews
• maintaining and monitoring various records
• issuing of report numbers and trending relevant statistics
• review of company certification

Someone with a broad administrative background involving the setting up of systems to track, monitor and follow up on administrative activities with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications would be an ideal candidate. If you have worked with any kind of business management software this will also be useful, though not essential.

Should you wish to apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to quoting reference AdQA130716. Should you require more information please email