Molecular Biology Technician

Job Ref: J32311
Sector: Science
Sub-sector: Food & FMCG
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 12 June 2019
  • Chipping Campden, Gloucestershire, England, UK Chipping Campden Gloucestershire UK gl556ld
  • £17,000 - £18,500 per Annum
  • Eleanor Gorton
  • 0121 728 8455

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Molecular Biology Technician Location - GloucestershireSalary - £17,000 - £18,500

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: This position is based within the safety and spoilage section of the microbiology department. This department consists of a total of 45 members of staff spread across 5 different sections. The safety and spoilage sections main aim is to test and research the growth and different survival techniques/ characteristics of foodborne and food spoilage microorganisms.

The role consists of providing technical support for different testing areas, such as; challenge testing, shelf life testing, food safety research, methods validation and general food spoilage. You will also be expected after adequate training has been supplied to perform tasks such as; sample receipt, sample preparation, sample analysis, plate counting and results calculation.

Requirements:* Keen interest in scientific subjects (microbiology experience is desirable)* Ability to work within the requirements of recognised quality systems e.g. UKAS. ISO9000* Ability to learn techniques for working with spoilage organisms and food borne pathogens.* Ability to learn techniques for calculating required dilutions of cultures to achieve a target level when inoculating packs of food products

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: Molecular biology, microbiology, food borne pathogens, food spoilage organisms, culture.

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