• Full Time
  • London

Website Hoxton Farms

We make real animal fat. Without the animals.

We’re looking for a Lab Operations Technician (Procurement) to join our awesome team.

Your experience in life science labs will make you an essential member of our Lab Operations team. Initially your role will focus on equipment procurement and purchasing. Working alongside a brilliant group of scientists, engineers and technicians, you will help Hoxton Farms build and operate London’s first cultivated fat production facility.

At every step, you will play a huge role in shaping the future of food.

As a Lab Operations Technician, you will be responsible for researching and purchasing equipment and consumables for our new pilot facility in central London. You will build a deep understanding of Hoxton Farms’ R&D activities and work with and help manage suppliers to meet our needs. More broadly, you will join our Lab Operations team to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of all the R&D operations at Hoxton Farms. You will spend your time making our lab the best it can be, focusing on routine laboratory support, inventory management and ordering, equipment maintenance and facilities maintenance. Your talent for collaboration, attention to detail and reliability will make you an essential member of our team.

You should have at least twelve months’ experience working in a laboratory environment within academia or industry, including:

  • An undergraduate degree (or equivalent experience in industry) in life sciences or a related discipline
  • Familiarity with good laboratory practice and aseptic technique
  • Excellent working knowledge of standard laboratory equipment for molecular biology and tissue culture
  • Enthusiasm, curiosity and attention to detail

Ideally you’ll have experience in some, but not necessarily all, of the following areas:

  • Equipment procurement and purchasing
  • Supplier management
  • Lab inventory management
  • General laboratory housekeeping
  • Tissue culture
  • Electronic lab notebooks (ELNs)

The benefits:

💰 Highly competitive salary (approx. £38k)

📈 Stock option plan

🏛️ Brand new lab and office in Old Street

🏡 Pension plan (matching up to 5%)

🏖️ 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays

🚑 Private health insurance + gym discount

👐 Supportive and collaborative environment

💪 Being part of something amazing

Hoxton Farms is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging.

If you believe you would add value to our company but don’t meet all the criteria, we would still love to hear from you. We especially encourage applications from female+, LGBTQIA+, disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, as these groups are underrepresented in the tech industry.

To apply for this job please visit hoxtonfarms.com.