Analyst - Allergens , Chatteris

Friday 11 January 2019

ALS provides a broad range of testing and analytical services to a wide variety of end markets and industries around the globe. We continue to remain at the forefront of the testing services industry, building an enviable reputation

Due to growth within our allergens team we are looking for an analyst that is eager to develop their skills within the allergens section.

The successful candidate will be based in the extraction laboratory with the opportunity to use ELISA and Real-Time PCR. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing team. There will be opportunity for method development with relevant experience.

Role: Permanent - Full Time

Rotational Shift Pattern - 4 Weeks Mon-Fri 0700-1330; 4 Weeks Tue-Fri 0700-1530, Sat 0800-1630; 4 Weeks Mon-Fri 1230-2100, 4 Weeks Tue-Fri 1230-2100, Sat 0800-1630

Role Responsibilities:

  • To perform work allocated without deviation from the documented methodology and or procedure whilst maintaining high levels of quality control
  • To inform the laboratory management team of any problems or doubts concerning the ability to perform allocated tests.
  • To perform daily quality control checks and calibrations.
  • To perform complex methods and/or instrumental techniques.
  • To perform analysis within the timescales required and ensure that result availability is in line with method and client expectations.
  • To notify laboratory management if any stocks require replenishing.
  • Ensure that the laboratory areas are kept clean and tidy. To remove waste frequently and ensure it is disposed of in the correct manner.
  • To ensure that all records are completed concisely and accurately with paperwork written in clear handwriting.
  • Sample registration and preparation.
  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate by the laboratory management team.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant degree or relevant experience with Molecular biology (PCR and ELISA Techniques) or proven experience in relevant analytical techniques
  • At least 1-2 years’ experience in working as a laboratory technician
  • Previous experience of using ELISA and Real-Time PCR
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office programs
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills, ability to work on own initiative and priorities workload
  • Ability to communicate in a concise manner with colleagues and senior staff


This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and skilled person looking to develop their career in an international company

Attractive remuneration and benefits can be available dependent on performance.

Please address your cover letter and resume to: