Media Production Technician

Bracknell, Bracknell, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Ref#: 12345705572

Date published: 9-Jun-2017

About Syngenta:


Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


The role:

The Media Production Technician will work as part of a team to provide sterile media, stock solutions and buffers using set recipes and standard operating procedures for Bioscience and Biology community.

We are looking for an individual who is happy to work independently as well being part of the team and be willing to help in other parts of the department, to enjoy this role you will have a proactive and efficient outlook.

  • Carry out day-to-day production of media to a standard that meets customers’ requirements using submitted protocols. Highlight problems promptly.

  • Follow all policies, processes and procedures relating to QMS, ensuring documentation is up to date and accessible.

  • Work closely with Media team and Work manager to ensure material is delivered as required.

  • Liaise with other staff in the Biomaterials team to ensure a high level of customer support and satisfaction is being maintained.

  • Develop technical knowledge and skills through experience of a wide range of production techniques.

  • Identify areas for improvements in efficiency and contribute to problem solving in consultation with other team members and the supervisor.

  • Contribute to safety performance by maintaining a clean and safe personal working environment.

  • Help in Lab Servicing and other areas of Biomaterials production team as necessary, including insect production.

  • Highlight all stock deficiencies of chemicals and consumables required for media production.


Skills & Experience:

  • Educated to A-level standard or equivalent experience in Biology.

  • Good understanding of laboratory techniques and Media production.

  • Sound understanding of the computer systems including Microsoft office.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers and colleagues.

  • Ability to demonstrate a track record of meeting customer demands in a service role within a scientific research environment.

  • An ability to work effectively in a team environment must be demonstrated.

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent Aseptic techniques

Syngenta will offer:

  • The opportunity to grow with the world's leading Agribusiness company, operating within a challenging international business environment.

  • An open, supportive, and collaborative working culture.

  • Good opportunities for personal development and career progression.

  • A permanent, fulltime role, based on-site at our Jealotts Hill Campus, Bracknell, England.

  • Competitive salary and benefits scheme.

Primary Location

: GBR-Berkshire-Bracknell 

Work Locations

G06-Jealotts Hill Int. Research Cen 
Jealotts Hill Int. Research Cen 
 Bracknell RG42 6EY


Biological Sciences

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