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Laboratory Technician in Solna, Sweden at Cepheid

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Solna, Sweden
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Job Description

Job ID: CEP002857

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


As a Laboratory Technician in the beads manufacturing group the main task is to perform manual laboratory work by preparing buffers and other solutions, as well as handling sensitive materials and chemicals with high precision. A lot of the work is standardized and requires good understanding of GMP and business specific regulations. In addition you will be expected to handle inventory and laboratory preparations as well as minor maintenance and housekeeping, involving contacts with other groups and departments.

Job Requirements


Qualifications for the job:

  • High School degree (or equivalent experience) with 2-4 years of related work experience OR
    AA or Technical Trade Degree with 1-2 years of work experience
  • Experience from clean room environments
  • Good understanding and experience of aseptic work, how to prevent microbial growth and cross contamination
  • Experience with temperature sensitive materials
  • Experience with handling micropipettes and pipet aids
  • To be able to follow verbal and written instructions both in Swedish and English
  • GMP experience
  • Good understanding of basic mathematics for unit conversions

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.