Are you a scientist with assay development experience looking a new, exciting role in industry? Job Title: Assay TechnicianVacancy type: PermanentSalary: CompetitiveLocation: Newcastle SRG are working with a company that specialises in rapid diagnostics in the Northeast of England. Their Assay Team are looking to take on an experienced Assay Technician to support the Assay Development team generating data relevant to the future assay pipeline for technology. This is an opportunity for candidates with considerable PCR experience to work in a fast paced specialist diagnostic company within industry. The main duties and responsibilities will include: Participate in the execution of lab-based experiments, focussed on data generation for novel and new assaysGenerate, record and present complex data, to line manager, colleagues, senior managementWrite scientific plans and reportsRole requirements:Will have a degree or higher in a biology related field.Prior practical experience with nucleic acid extraction and amplification.Prior practical experience with qPCRExperience or knowledge of GLPSome knowledge of microfluidic systems is desirable Interested? Or know someone who will be? SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the science, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, renewable, biotech, chemicals and medical devices sectors. As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.