Senior Microbiology Technician

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Job Type:
West Midlands
West Midlands
£17,000 to £18,500 per annum
Salary Description:
Up to £18,500
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Senior Microbiology Technician

Ref: 19551

My West Midlands based client seeks a microbiology lab technician to assist with testing work involving sample preparation, along with specific techniques to detect and/or count pathogenic (food poisoning), food spoilage or other indicator organisms within food, environmental or other samples.

Weekend and Bank Holiday work will be required on a rota basis, normally one in four, either paid as overtime or taken as time off in lieu. Therefore own transport is essential.

Role responsibilities:

• Microbiological testing of samples, including PCR and DNA based methods 

• Demonstrate in audit situations

• Perform confirmations when appropriate 

• Lims administration 

Desired qualifications and competencies:

• A levels or equivalent in a scientific subject

• 2 or more years experience of microbiology lab work

• Sound knowledge of microbiological techniques relevant to food

• A confident manner and good communication skills, in order to effectively liaise with internal customers

Role: Permanent

Location: West Midlands

Salary: Up to £18,500

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SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Tel: 01606 818290
Contact: Tom Lester

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