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Laboratory Technician – Alderley Park

Laboratory Technicians at Sygnature Discovery play a pivotal role in supporting our scientists, ensuring they have the resources they need to carry out scientific research within our well-equipped and cutting-edge laboratories. Whilst this role does not offer a route into a scientific position, it is a fantastic opportunity for highly enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our Laboratory Technician team in their efforts to support the successful day-to-day running of our Alderley Park laboratories.

You will primarily assist in;

  • The receipt and distribution of supplies
  • Stock control, re-ordering and waste management
  • The preparation of media samples
  • The decontamination and general maintenance of laboratory equipment
  • Liaising with engineers and scientists to coordinate the repair and servicing of equipment
  • Co-ordination of shipments from site to Nottingham, clients, etc
  • The general use of administrative systems to complete tasks
  • Maintaining a tidy workplace and a high level of health and safety awareness

To succeed in the role, you will have:

  • A can-do, enthusiastic work attitude
  • The ability to work to deadlines in a safe and efficient manner
  • The ability to prioritise tasks, and resolve issues effectively
  • Good attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work well within a team
  • A good working knowledge of mathematics and IT
  • Previous laboratory experience would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided


All our benefits are tailored to enhancing your experience at Sygnature as it is important to us that you share in our success. You will receive an excellent training and benefits package, including a highly competitive salary which is reviewed annually, a bonus scheme, a well-regarded pension scheme, and private medical insurance. We also recognise that the environment you work in is a priority, so we have built a supportive culture in a company that values its employees and supports them to achieve to the best of their potential.

Sygnature Discovery is a highly respected, successful and award-winning provider of fully integrated drug discovery research programmes to the global pharmaceutical industry. Founded in 2004 with a workforce of six, we now employ over 380 scientists, operating from our purpose-built facilities in BioCity, Nottingham, and Alderley Park, Cheshire.  We undertake hit identification, hit-to-lead and lead optimisation projects and complete drug discovery programmes. For further details please visit

Apply here:

If you are interested in joining a successful and engaged company that places its people at the heart of its business, please apply through the link above including the following;

1)      Your CV,

2)      a covering letter that briefly outlines your suitability for the role and your current notice period (if applicable), and

3)      confirmation of your status of eligibility to work in the UK

Your application will be submitted through our trusted partners, LogicMelon, although only employees of Sygnature Discovery will review your application and personal data.

We will be interviewing on an ongoing basis, so please submit your application as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you have any questions or need further information, please contact the Careers team at Please do not submit your application to this email address.


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