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Custom Scientist (20N/CUSD)

Randox Laboratories - National

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
March 23, 2020
Expires on
April 20, 2020
Randox Laboratories - National
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland
Years of Experience
Career Level

About Randox Laboratories - National

Randox is a world leader in in-vitro diagnostics supplying a range of innovative laboratory instruments and tests to a wide range of customers across the globe. Our mission is to create added value in healthcare by focussing on our expertise in diagnostics.

We play a pioneering role in laboratory medicine. High value is placed in research and development to continuously improve existing and develop innovative new products. This has allowed us to continuously grow and expand our international sales teams. Now is your chance to be part of strong, growing organisation.

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Custom Scientist (20N/CUSD)


We require a highly motivated and creative individual to fulfil challenging research and development roles within our Custom Unit team. This will be a varied role offering the successful applicant great exposure to exciting projects on our world-class Biochip Array Technology products.

The Role:


Tasks within the custom unit area


• Sourcing of novel markers
• Completing costing for new custom arrays
• Adhere to timelines for build of custom kit
• The maintenance of accurate records and strict adherence to established procedures
• The operation, calibration and basic maintenance of the Evidence family of analysers and other analytical instrumentation to generate reliable analytical data.
• R&D for novel markers
• Risk management for a custom array before release
• Transfer of products to manufacturing.


     Tasks within the formulation area


• The formulation of multi-conjugates.
• The formulation of assay diluents and conjugate diluents.
• The accurate completion of records.
• The operation and routine maintenance of various types of departmental equipment and analytical instrumentation.

• The following of established standard operating procedures in the formulation and assignment of conjugates.
• The alerting of the Supervisor to any problems in the manufacture or assignment of a conjugate.

      Tasks within the QC area

• The adherence to Quality Control procedures in accordance with QC Test Instructions.
• The preparation and handling of various samples, and reagents displaying an awareness of the precautions necessary.
• The operation, calibration and basic maintenance of the Evidence family of analysers and other analytical instrumentation to generate reliable analytical data.
• The processing and visual analysis of results generated.
• The accurate maintenance of quality control records.
• The troubleshooting of analyser problems

The Candidate:


Essential attributes:

1. Qualified to at least degree level in a Science subject and/or experience within a production/manufacturing environment
2. Ability to work independently within the context of a multidisciplinary research team.
3. Possess excellent organisational and communication skills (written and oral).
4. Be proficient in the use of Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.

Desirable attributes:

1. Experience of running and development of ELISA
2. Working knowledge of Health and Safety including CoSHH.


About Randox:


Randox Laboratories is passionate about improving global health and saving lives through the development of innovative and pioneering products.  Through our commitment and the skill of our people we have grown to be a world leader in diagnostics for clinical healthcare, toxicology, food security and providing quality solutions to over 145 countries.  In order to serve our growing international markets we require high calibre applicants with scientific, engineering, software and broader business skills – including sales, marketing, logistics, finance and many more.

Central to the Randox ethos is our drive to improve healthcare worldwide and every one of our staff plays a vital role in this aim.

How to apply:


Submit your CV and Cover Letter via e-mail to:

Please quote the appropriate job reference 20N/CUSD in all communication.


Randox Laboratories Limited is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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