A successful food consultancy is currently recruiting for a Microbiology Technician to join their busy Technical Team. This is a permanent role, based in Gloucestershire,...
Microbiology Senior Technician Location: GloucestershireSalary: £17,750 - £20,000
The company are well placed in the food industry and provide scientific, technical and legislative support to the food, drinks and allied industries worldwide
Benefits: 24 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Pension scheme, Excellent training, Health Scheme and 'Death in Service' scheme, subsidised restaurant, Free parking on site
Role / Description The Microbiology Analytical Services (MAS) team comprises of a team of 10 microbiological testers who test food samples for pathogenic (food poisoning) or food spoilage microorganisms within food, environmental or other samples using PCR and other DNA based techniques.You will be carrying out analysis of foodstuffs through microbiological testing including PCR and DNA based methods as well as administrative tasks relating to analytical work e.g. sample receipt and booking in of samples into LIMSOpportunities to perform confirmations when appropriate and work in a CL3 laboratoryRequirements
* 1-2 A- Levels in a scientific subject ( or equivalent)* Previous laboratory work experience* Knowledge of relevant microbiological techniques* Ability to work accurately within a specific time frame* Ability to work in a small team * Ability to produce and maintain clear records and documentation* Flexibility to work weekends and bank holidays (currently 1 in 4)* Must have own form of transport
Excellent opportunity to work in a renowned food research organisation at the heart of the global food industry
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Keywords: PCR, Microbiologist, food testing
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