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Technical Officer

Reference: 03-06-24

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum dependent on experience

Closing date: 18/07/2024

About the role

Moredun Scientific (a commercial subsidiary of the Moredun Group) are seeking applicants for the role of Technical Officer within the in-vitro Biosafety division.  You will join a team of people involved in the conduct of Microbiological safety studies evaluating a range of samples and products from the manufacture of human biological therapeutics.

Moredun Scientific is a contract research organisation specialising in biosafety testing of biopharmaceuticals, animal health and aquaculture product development. For more information about Moredun Scientific, see

The role involves carrying out procedures in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and study plans and the recording of raw data in accordance with data integrity and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. The role also includes the maintenance of a clean working environment and monitoring of the environment using practices compliant with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).

Experience required

It is essential that you have a recognised Higher National Certificate/Diploma or Degree, in Biological Sciences or a related discipline.

The post requires an enthusiastic candidate with a good eye for detail, diligence and accuracy in data recording, written and oral communication and an ability to perform work to a consistently high standard.

In addition, ideally you will have:

  • An understanding of good aseptic techniques
  • Experience in the performance of microbiological assays
  • An ability to accurately understand and execute processes in accordance with defined Standard Operating Procedures.
  • A working understanding of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) regulations

You may be required to participate in weekend rota, for which additional payment is made.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form and email the completed form to

Staff benefits

In addition to access to training and development opportunities, you will access to:

  • Competitive pension scheme – a minimum contribution of 5% and Moredun contributing a maximum of 15%.
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme and an Income Protection Scheme
  • Flexi-time system
  • 6 weeks annual leave plus 7 days public holidays and a privilege day
  • Free access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Benefits platform offering discounts at various retailers

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