Laboratory Support Assistant

  • Antikor
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Closing by 20/4/2022

Antikor Biopharma Ltd. is a Stevenage-based biotechnology company., based on the GSK science park on Gunnels Wood Road

We are currently seeking to recruit an enthusiastic assistant to provide laboratory and administrative assistance to lab-based staff. The applicant will work in an international lab, supporting scientists from different disciplines. Salary range £20-22,000 pro rata

Main requirements of this role will be:

  • Maintain orderly and tidy laboratory
  • Monitor levels of consumables and reorder in timely fashion
  • Process orders as requested by scientists
  • Keep spreadsheet records of orders made, match with invoices as they arrive, advise the CEO when payment is due
  • Process deliveries and add new arrivals into inventory and file corresponding paperwork
  • Basic maintenance of equipment
  • Correct disposal of waste
  • Monitor and refill of liquid nitrogen dewars
  • Glasswash and siliconization of glassware
  • Prepare solutions as required (e.g. buffers, bacterial liquid medium, agar plates, antibiotic stock solutions);
  • Organise lab coat wash
  • Assist with the maintenance of Health and Safety documentation

Applicants will be able to

  • Communicate both verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner
  • Read, understand, and follow written instructions
  • Understand potential hazards and follow safety protocols
  • Be highly organised
  • Show very good attention to detail
  • Be effective at prioritising and completing tasks in a timely manner
  • Be proactive with a willingness to tackle both new and routine tasks
  • Work as part of a team and independently, as required

Preferred skills

The applicant should ideally have experience of using computer software, including Excel and Word.  Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques and equipment is desirable, although full training will be provided.


  • Competitive salary, including bonuses
  • Flexible working
  • HMRC-approved Share options scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Access to the subsidised restaurant, shop, sports centre, shuttle bus to/from Stevenage station.


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