Microscope Analyst

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Job Type:
West Midlands
West Midlands
Salary Description:
Circa £16,500 per annum
SCI Recruitment for Scientists
Job Ref:

Microscope Analyst

Reference: 19628

Our West Midlands based client seeks a microscopist to undertake identification of glass samples and foreign bodies reported from food

Duties will include undertaking microscopic investigations of glass fragments and other foreign bodies, food packaging and food structure and other materials using light and scanning electron microscopy, X-ray microanalysis and FT-IR analysis after appropriate training. The successful candidate will also need to prepare technical reports on foreign body identification and other samples for food industry clients.

The ideal candidate should have a scientific degree, and be good with scientific equipment in general

Previous microscopy experience is essential, including in a forensic context

You should have an investigative, problem-solving turn of mind, 

Able to work on your own or as part of a small team

Able to work well under pressure

Able to follow detailed written methods and procedures in the laboratory

A basic understanding of quality control procedures would be useful.

Role: Permanent

Salary: Circa £16,500 per annum

Location: West Midlands

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Key words: Laboratory, food technology, analyst, microscopy, microscope, scanning electron microscopy, SEM, light microscopy, X-ray microanalysis, FT-IR spectroscopy, Fourier transform infra-red,  graduate, Gloucestershire, Cheltenham

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

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