Job Details: Senior Animal Technician


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Jervis Street
Dublin 1
Senior Animal Technician
Location: Not Specified

On behalf of our client, we are looking to recruit a Senior Animal
Technician to assist with setting up a team in a newly established
Germ-Free egg facility to ensure that it is ready to go to
commercialisation in **Apply on the website**. The successful
candidate will be a key member of the business, responsible for the
day to day operation of the flocks, bringing them up to commercial
level and leading a team of technicians.

Basic Requirements:

* Relevant Germ-Free experience and working with Germ Free isolators,
individuals with experience of working with SPF animals will also be
considered

* Experience working with poultry in a research environment is ideal

* Holder of an HPRA individual authorisation or sufficiently
experienced to be eligible to apply for an individual authorisation

* Strong familiarity with isolators

* Proven ability to multitask and work across multiple projects
simultaneously

* Experience working in a regulated environment

* Team Player who can collaboratively work with cross-functional
groups

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Support the Senior Project Director, to ensure the company meets its
key strategic objective to have Germ Free eggs available for customers
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* Responsible for the day to day maintenance of the SPF flock to be
used for generation of the GF flock and of the subsequent generation
flocks

* Conduct non-invasive procedures and aseptic techniques

* Microbiological and serological sampling of GF flocks

* Provide support to other members of the team as required

* Provide accurate production and financial information e.g. stock
control, hatch rates, male/female ratios etc. to the Senior Project
Director

* Accurate record keeping ensuring compliance with SOPs

* Support the Senior Project Director in the identification of key
risks throughout the GF product development lifecycle

* Identify opportunities to optimise relationships with vendors in
relation to materials, processes, and equipment

* Contribute to overtime, on call, and weekend work on a shared basis
as required

Agenda and its clients only recruit people who are passionate about
animal care and welfare, people with integrity who are honest and
trustworthy and who have a great work ethic. To enable us to hire the
very best people we will conduct a full and comprehensive background
and pre-employment screening as an essential part of the recruitment
process

We need : English (Good)

Type: Permanent
Payment:
Category: Others

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