QC Microbiologist

Job Ref: J23149
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Biotech/Life Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Food & FMCG
Date Added: 10 August 2017
  • Preston, Lancashire, England, UK
  • £21,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2200

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QC Microbiologist Based with a leading FMCG & pharmaceutical supplier in the Preston area, Lancashire.

Title - QC Microbiologist

Location - Preston, Lancashire

Salary - £21,000

This position will be based with an experienced, specialist producer of FMCG & Pharmaceutical products who have supported globally recognised health and beauty brands for over 40 years'.

Benefits: Set in an Idyllic surroundings, this position offers the opportunity to join a leading specialist company who have recently experienced a strong period of growth & expansion. This role will offer the opportunity for an experienced Microbiologist to join a close-knit team, as well as the opportunity to gain experience in a GMP / GLP environment.

Role / Description

  • To conduct microbiological tests on raw materials, liquids & finished products.
  • Conduct OOS investigations for failing samples.
  • Take responsibility for the release of raw materials to production, & report accurate results to the QC manager & QP for finished products.
  • Take and analyse water, hygiene & environmental samples on site.


  • HNC / Degree in Microbiology or a related subject
  • Proven background within an industrial Microbiological laboratory
  • Previous experience of reading & interpreting Microbial growth, including the identification of bacterial colonies.
  • Experience within a GMP / GLP laboratory would be desirable but not essential.

This is a permanent & Full time position, offering long term stability with a specialist company within the FMCG, Nutritional & pharmaceutical Industry.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Nathan at Nathan.fairhurst@srg.co.uk. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Nathan on 0161 868 2227.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srg.co.uk to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: Microbiology, Microbiologist, QC, Quality Control,

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.