Microscopy Analysis Group Leader

Job Ref: J26476
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 May 2018
  • Gloucestershire, England, UK
  • £22,500 - £30,000 per Annum
  • James Windridge
  • 0121 728 8459

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The post would suit a candidate with an investigative frame of mind and an interest in the imaginative application of analytical techniques. Experience of microscopy techniques, food structure and/or maternal science and a basic understanding of quality control procedures would be desirable.Duties and responsibilities:* To undertake food microstructure investigations, microscopic investigations of glass fragments, foreign bodies, food packaging and other materials using light and scanning electron microscopy, X-ray microanalysis and FT-IR analysis after appropriate training, and carry out other technical operations in accordance with the position as instructed.* To write reports for non-scientific clients relating the results of investigations carried out* To check and authorise the work of others* To manage 2-3 direct reports* To provide disseminate training to less experienced members of staff* To provide quotation and advice to clients* To provide lab tours and presentations on relevant subjects as appropriate.Qualifications and competencies* Specialist knowledge of food structure* Science degree with relevant experience in a laboratory environment* Line management experience desirable* Investigative, problem/solving approach* Ability to work on own and as part of a team* Ability to work under pressureKey skills* Experience in food structure and/or material science is essential* Good with scientific equipment in general* Experience with FT-IR spectroscopy is desirable* Experience with SEM/X-ray microanalysis is desirable* Experience with microscopes* Excellent written and verbal communication skills* Organised, methodical approach to work

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.

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