Laboratory Assistant

Location: Stoke-on-Trent
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: 9.30
Consultant's Branch: Stoke
Reference: LA6
Contact Name: Emma White
Expiry Date: 2021-08-23

Role: Laboratory Assistant

Job Term; Temporary on going with a view to going permanent for the right people.
Location; Stoke-on-Trent, ST6
Working hours; Monday to Friday 3pm – 11:30pm
Rate: £9.30 per hour
Job Description:
Tis role will be part of the microbiology production team which provides analytical services to major food manufacturers and suppliers.
The position is based across the end-to-end production process from registration of samples, through preparation, plating and incubation.
Routine work demands a high level of attention to detail, as well as the ability to work accurately and quickly to controlled methods.
The role also involves participation in quality and health and safety training as well as contributing to internal and external quality proficiency schemes.
Job Duties;
General housekeeping and waste management
Receipt and registration of samples
Sample preparation
Plate labelling
Pouring and incubation of sample plates
Media manufacture
Use of Autoclaves and plate pourers
Stock Control and maintenance of essential consumables in the lab
The Candidate:
Good IT literacy skills
Good general standard of education in Science, English and Maths.
Experience in a similar working environment within a UKAS accredited laboratory (beneficial, but not essential)
Ability to follow instructions and procedures.
No formal qualifications are required because we will provide comprehensive training that will allow you to meet the requirements of the role and develop new skills to progress in your career.
The role is due to start immediately for the successful candidates with an interview prior to job offer.
Gap personnel, operating as an employment business, are recruiting for a Laboratory assistant based in Stoke
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