Job advertisement: Technical Operator (Prototyping and Manufacturing)

Job advertisement: Technical Operator (Prototyping and Manufacturing) - Kent Science Park

Job title: Technical Operator (Prototyping and Manufacturing)
Company: Mint Diagnostics
Location: Kent Science Park, Sittingbourne

Job Summary:
We are seeking a Technical Operator to ensure the sustained operational efficiency of the business and to support prototyping and manufacturing activities at the forefront of innovation in In Vitro Diagnostics and Point-of-Care devices.

You will assist in the day-to-day running of the laboratory ensuring that it operates in a clean and safe manner and that equipment is maintained correctly and in good order.

You will execute laboratory experiments as per standard procedures to support R&D activities and assist in the prototyping of parts and production of materials for in-house or customer use. You will also be involved in the transfer of R&D processes into manufacturing, and in testing and quality control tasks.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing company, to play a critical part in establishing and maintaining an efficient operation of our facilities and to get valuable technical experience in an innovative biotech field.

Requirements:
– Experience in working in a laboratory environment
– Experience in working with rapid prototyping technologies (experience in 3D printing and laser cutting will be a plus) although training will be provided
– Good technical background preferably to degree level
– Excellent work ethic, must be able to work flexible hours/shifts if needed (including occasional weekend work if required)
– Good written and verbal skills
– Good organisational and time management skills
– Good IT skills
– Must be a strong team player with a positive attitude and be able to perform well under pressure.

Get in touch:
Richard Garrard
Director
Kairos Recruitment Ltd
07908 720128