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BioChek UK manufactures ELISA and qPCR kits for the poultry and swine markets. With a portfolio of over 50 products and growing demand they are expanding their manufacturing department. As well as staff, £400,000 is being invested to equip the lab in order to meet 2018 targets.

Working from the Ascot UK office, BioChek seek a talented supervisor for their plate coating and bulk reagent operation. Reporting to the Technical Production Manager, this hands-on role will lead a team of 2-3 technicians in the annual coating of 200,000 microtitre plates and manufacture of over 20,000 litres of buffers/reagents. This is a high paced role and the successful candidate will be committed to achieving targets and maintaining standards, while working with flexibility.

Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of technicians
  • Completing all manufacture to required schedule, including plates, buffers and reagents
  • Maintaining the lab and equipment to operational standards
  • Water system management
  • Stock control
  • Contributing to process improvement and future upscale
  • Upholding cross-departmental collaborations


  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject desirable

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to work proactively both individually and in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility / adaptability
  • Good time management
  • Pride in work

Technical Skills and Experiences:


  • Large scale coating and processing of microtitre plates
  • Buffer manufacture and reagent preparation
  • Supervision and motivation of small teams
  • Equipment Implementation and troubleshooting
  • Working within a GMP/GLP framework


  • Experience using Medicon Optima or Moduline systems

Salary and Benefits:

  • £28-35k, with conditional pension and bonus scheme

Interested candidates should contact: