Horizon Discovery is an award-winning Biotechnology company headquartered in Cambridge, UK. Using our proprietary gene-editing platform and deep scientific expertise, we design and engineer genetically-modified cells that are applied in research and clinical applications. Our rapidly growing product catalogue, service offering and research programmes are powering progress to understand the genetics drivers of disease and ultimately advance human health.
Due to the growth of our High Throughput Screening Platform, we require two Automation Scientists to join our newly formed team to;
The successful candidate will have experience of writing software scripts
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OR EXPERIENCE NEEDED:
Degree in a scientific field of study (Biotechnology or related Biological or Engineering discipline)
2+ years experience in a laboratory setting (Biotechnology manufacturing preferred)
Previous experience of running automated systems and using LIMS
You should be comfortable working in a fast-paced, team environment and on multiple projects with constantly changing priorities and deadlines, be well organised, self-motivated, possess good trouble-shooting skills and have excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Note that this position will require flexible working to cover 7 day operations.
In return we offer a varied and interesting working environment and we are focused on recognition and empowerment of our scientists and operational teams and a competitive salary and benefits package, including:
Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
Medical, Health & Life Insurances
Employee share purchase plan (Sharesave)
25 days annual leave
One paid working day each year for volunteering