Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Development Technician I

Job Location UK-Milton Park, Abingdon
Posted Date 3 months ago(4/14/2022 12:20 PM)
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This position is a member of the Development Team and is specifically responsible for design, performance, and interpretation of experiments in support of Oxford Immunotec’s product development. This position will support both development of automated solutions and broader development objectives.


Overall responsibilities:


  • Working closely with the automation and development scientists and engineers, senior development scientists, responsible for experiments that are designed and conducted in line with overall product development strategy within Oxford Immunotec.

Specific deliverables for the role are:


  • With direction from their supervisor, taking responsibility for the design and conduct of experiments supporting lab automation and product development goals.
  • When required operate as a scientist in support of running of the ODL, ensuring that the Quality Management System, including, ISO 13485:2016, and ISO 17025:2005, is adhered to at all times and in all aspects of the job
  • Ensuring that work is completed to agreed timelines.
  • Ensuring that any likely delays or issues with a given project are communicated to their supervisor in a timely manner.
  • With significant input from their supervisor, prioritising workload to ensure key objectives agreed with supervisor are met on time.
  • Support organisation, execution, and analysis of clinical trials, in collaboration with Clinical Affairs team, when required (preparation of paperwork/shipping of reagents/lab training/data collation).
  • Represent OI at clinical sites outside of UK for extended periods of time (minimum of 1 month).
  • Performing duties in other departments, on an occasional basis to meet critical Company objectives as required.
  • Ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with the Company Quality System and to the required Regulatory standards.
  • Ensuring that conclusions in written reports reflect the data presented and reports are of the highest quality.
  • Working to Oxford Immunotec’s Company Values at all times.


Desirable Technical skills and abilities

  • An understanding of the diagnostic and pharmaceutical industries
  • Familiarity with Quality System concepts and requirements including GMP and ISO systems.
  • Previous experience in protocol/report writing/handling of data with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to spend extended periods of time representing OI at clinical sites outside of UK (minimum of 1 month)
  • Eligible passport and/or visa to enable travel to USA, South Africa and China at a minimum


Essential Technical skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of Windows and Office bases applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Degree or Equivalent
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work loads
  • Previous work experience


Emotional skills and abilities

  • Capable of handling multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Capable of working effectively in a team environment.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.


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