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Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship QUOTIENT SCIENCES LIMITED

We are currently recruiting for a Laboratory Technician/Apprentice to work within the expanding Drug Product Microbiology team at our Alnwick facility. You will have the opportunity to provide technical assistance to the microbiological team to facilitate the rapid progression of revenue generating work.

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Closing date: 20 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (hours TBC)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    21 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Key Tasks:

  • Preparation of microbiological media and media growth promotion testing.
  • Environmental monitoring in the microbiological laboratories and GMP manufacturing areas.
  • Testing of water samples to asses any microbial contamination.
  • Operation of the discard and media autoclaves.
  • Ordering and control of consumables for the microbiology laboratory.
  • Conduct of work to GMP standards.
  • Management and filing of Microbiological reports.
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good written/oral communication skills
  • A high level of personal integrity and commitment
  • Flexible approach to new work challenges
  • Demonstrable competence in IT skills

Personal qualities

  • Commitment and an interest to develop a career in Science education
  • Full participation in the training provided
  • Attend appropriate training center and complete work/assignments on time
  • Be motivated, pro-active and use initiative
  • Be punctual and organised
  • Treat people with respect and fairness
  • Take personal responsibility for own learning

Desired qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including English, maths and Science
  • 3 A levels or equivalent, with one being in a STEM discipline
  • Previous experience in Microbiology would be an advantage but not essential
  • Good time keeping an the ability to show initiative

Future prospects

  • Potential full-time position upon completion of apprenticeship

Things to consider

Company benefits:

  • In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

  • Quotient Sciences business are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mind-set, diversity & inclusions in the workplace
  • As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome

About the employer

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.




Taylor Drive


NE66 2DH

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Training provider

Let Me Play Ltd

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Let Me Play Ltd


Horiya 07518594655

  • Level 3 Laboratory Technician Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Laboratory technician

Level 3 (A level)

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