Salary: Circa £18K
Our Client is a leading light in Food and Beverage with a long history of providing scientific and technical support to the food and beverage industry. Their activities include safety testing, investigative work and research work to ensure they provide the highest standard of expertise to their clients. Their expertise in microbiology is industry leading and they employ 50 staff in this section providing a wide range of services to clients.
This role is in a department whose focus is the research and development of processes to improve quality and shelf life of foods and beverages across the sector to ensure their clients can access modern technologies and processes that not only improve shelf life but also ensure that hygiene is improved throughout processes. Their facilities use modern techniques and cutting-edge technologies to provide a high quality of service to their clients.
This role would support the important work of this laboratory and provide technical support to the business activities they undertake. You will be expected to spend most of your time carrying out the practical work required for the company to the protocols established and deliver this project work to the deadlines required for the project. You will also need to ensure that appropriate laboratory records are maintained to ensure equipment is at its best, safety is maintained, and experimental results are properly recorded for inclusion into reports.
You will also need to make sure that the laboratory runs smoothly by assisting with hygiene maintenance and media stock control. This is an ISO laboratory so you will need to make sure that you deliver to the highest standards in all your activities.
To be successful you will need:-
- A BSc/HND in Biological Sciences, Ideally Microbiology
- 2 years’ experience in an industrial laboratory setting
- High accuracy in your work and an organised approach
- Enthusiastic Interest in Food Science
- Demonstrable Laboratory techniques relevant to the role
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