Senior Laboratory Technician

Job Ref: J30772
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 04 June 2019
  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, UK Chipping Campden Gloucestershire UK gl556ld
  • £17,750 - £20,000 per Annum
  • Eleanor Gorton
  • 0121 728 8455

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Microbiology Analytical Services 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 laboratory

Requirements:* 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

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Ellie on 0121 728 8458

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

Keywords: PCR, Microbiologist, food testing

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