Senior Laboratory Technician

£20000 - £23000 per annum
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Business: This company's operations have a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain.
The Group's companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The Company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 23 sites across the country.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Senior Laboratory Technician at their Doncaster Site. This is a full time permanent position working 40 hours per week.

As Senior Laboratory Technician your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company's requirements but will include:

- Routine testing of samples as required.
- Maintenance of records in accordance with ISO: 17025 including equipment, procedures etc.
- Interpretation of results and notification of out of specification parameters.
- Staff Training
- Maintaining GLP to ensure that hygiene and housekeeping standards are met.
- Planning the daily workload of the Laboratory with reference to the Laboratory Manager as necessary.
- Providing support to Technical Team
- Evaluating new methods and techniques that may be appropriate to the Business
- Establishing experimental protocols and evaluate/validate methods and systems
- Maintaining accreditation for current methods and assisting with accreditation of new methods

The Person

- You must be educated A-Level or equivalent.
- Have a recognised qualification in Chemistry.
- Awareness of relevant Health and Safety requirements.
- Experience within a scientific technical support role.
- Ability to learn new and relevant skills.
- Well organised and efficient.
- Good IT skills, including LIMS, Microsoft packages.
- Be self-motivated and driven.
- Be able to work on your own or as part of a team
- Be able to communicate well at all levels

Salary: Competitive Pay and Benefits

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV's being received.

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