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Laboratory Technician

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  • Stonehouse, UK
  • Temporary,
  • Technicians,
  • 28/03/2024
Job description

Job Title : Laboratory Technician

Job Types: Full-time

Salary: £15.00 per hour

Shift: Monday-Thursday 7am-3pm for the first month for training. Then weekly rota days and nights 6am-6pm and 6pm-6am. Thursdays are 6-12


· To carry out chemical testing and sampling of incoming raw materials, in process product and finished products in accordance with Client's Standard Methods and Industry Codes of Practice.

· To carry out environmental swabbing.

· To work closely with production team to ensure food safety and quality of finish goods

· To be educated to GCSE / O level in English, Maths & Science; Science A level standard (or equivalent) is preferred.

· Have background experience in a laboratory function, preferably in food manufacturing

· Chemical and sensory analysis of raw ingredients and finished product (Food Scan, Titration, pH etc.)

· To undertake shelf life analysis of samples, as required

· Sampling of finish products for microbiological testing by external laboratory

· Maintaining Quality Program

· Calibration and maintenance of measuring equipment

· Filter checks for any foreign bodies

· Collection and storage of retain samples

· Environmental monitoring of production areas

· Microbiological plate count

· Micro analysis of drinking water & analysis of processing aids (Glycol etc.)

· Statistics reports (basic excel) & general documentation

· Putting product on hold and releasing product on a system; Product investigation

· To advise operations teams on product disposition and corrective action following adverse results

· GMP production tours and checks for hygiene, cleanliness and work/product safety.

· To work with the team in collecting lab deliveries, dealing with lab waste streams and supplying consumables to the factory as required

· Monitoring of stock levels

· Ability to work in a team

· Attention to details

· Ability to cooperate with others

· Awareness of hygiene in theory and practice

· Good spoken and written English language

Successful candidates would need to work closely with the operations and advise the team on product disposition and any corrective actions following adverse results and will have experience working in similar role, maintain high efficiency and be aware of environment they working in.

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Job Types: Full-time, Temp to perm

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  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking




  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • No weekends


Work Location: In person

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