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Microbiology Technician - Food Testing

Food and FMCG

Gloucestershire £ – £17k
permanent Job Ref: 5448

Description

A leading food testing company is looking for a microbiologist to join their heat resistance and decontamination team. You will provide laboratory based technical support and carry out practical work to agreed protocols. 

Duties and responsibilities: 

• To carry out practical work to agreed protocols and procedures within agreed time frames 
• Ensure laboratory records are accurately maintained including where required equipment logs, safety records and experimental results including spreadsheets for reports 
• Ensuring the smooth running of the laboratory through assisting with hygiene maintenance and media stock control within the laboratories 
• Working within ISO standards to maintain records and proficiencies accordingly 

Qualifications and competencies 

• Ideally qualified in biological sciences to GCSE level or A level 
• Work accurately within specified time frames 
• Computer literate 
• Enthusiastic, proactive team player 

Key skills 

• Organised approach to work and the ability to manage own time and priorities 
• Good knowledge of Word and Excel 
• Enthusiastic interest in Food Science 
• Good written and verbal communication skills 

Salary 
£17,000 per annum 
Benefits
 
24 days plus public holidays, and a buying/selling holiday scheme. 
Pension scheme 
Permanent health scheme 
Subsidised restaurant and vending machine 
Parking on site 

Job Ref: 5448