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Microbiology Laboratory Technician

Salary:
15,490 P.A. ?
Location:
Carlisle
Company:
ALS Food & Pharmaceutical

Description

ALS is the UK’s leading provider of food and drink testing services. With accredited laboratories located across the UK, ALS offers a comprehensive range of high quality analytical testing services including microbiological, nutritional, vitamins and minerals, pesticides and contaminants, allergens and speciation.

About the Position

The Laboratory Technician will work on a temporary basis within the Laboratory at ALS Carlisle. Working as part of a team the Laboratory Technician will assist in the microbiological testing of samples, help with the daily quality function and aid the efficient operation of the laboratory in order to meet customer and internal requirements.

Basis: Full Time / Temporary

Shift: 40 hours per week. There are 2 shifts available:

Sunday 11.30 – 20.30 and Monday – Thursday 12.45 – 21.45.

Tuesday – Friday 12.45 – 21.45 and Saturday 11.30 – 20.30

The position will be responsible for:

  • Performing work allocated without deviation from the documented methodology and / or procedure whilst maintaining high levels of quality control.
  • Conforming with all site Quality Management systems and Health and Safety procedures.
  • Performing analysis within the timescales required and ensure that result availability is in line with method and client expectations.
  • Ensuring that the laboratory areas are kept clean and tidy. To remove waste frequently and ensure it is disposed of in the correct manner.
  • Ensuring that all records are completed concisely and accurately with paperwork written in clear handwriting.
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team in a busy laboratory
  • Experience in a high throughput food environment
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral.
  • Be able to accurately follow written procedures.
  • Previous laboratory experience would be an advantage but full training will be provided.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team in a busy laboratory
  • Experience in a high throughput food environment
  • A keen eye for detail and the ability to work on own initiative.
  • Good communication skills, written and oral
  • Be able to accurately follow written procedures.
  • Previous laboratory experience would be an advantage but full training will be provided.

This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated and skilled person looking to develop their career in an international company.

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