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Laboratory Technician

23760.00 - 23760.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
12 Jun 2023

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Laboratory Services
Contract Type
We are seeking a Laboratory Technician to join our Client based in Kendal on a permanent basis This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing, initiative company who are recruiting for a Laboratory Technician to provide an analytical service in both Chemical and Microbiological to support the site. The quality of the product made has to be assured at each step of the process. The results produced by our technicians will be used to grade the products. As a technician you would work within the Quality Assurance Department, reporting to the QA Senior Technician and working as part of a team of technicians. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in the food industry work place, ideal for someone who has just completed their degree. This is a full time role based at our headquarters in Kendal. Monday – Friday, 8am – 4pm. What you'll be doing: Perform laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data to support scientific investigations Carry out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses Responsible for the analysis of raw materials, packaging, intermediates and finished goods for microbiological, chemical and physical attributes Prepare specimens and samples Operate and maintain laboratory equipment, for example pH meter, auto–titrator, automatic pipettes, centrifuge and protein/fat/moisture analytical instrumentation. Keep equipment in a clean and serviceable condition and ensure the safe removal of waste Record, and where relevant, interpret results to present to senior colleagues Ensure the laboratory is well–stocked and resourced and that everything is clearly and correctly labelled Keep up to date with technical developments, especially those which can save time and improve reliability Conduct searches on identified topics relevant to the research Follow and ensure strict safety procedures and safety checks. Calibration of analytical Equipment Undertake ad–hoc analysis as required Ordering & provision of consumables & chemicals Maintenance of data systems Good laboratory practice ensuring their own Health & Safety and those around them What you'll need: Food science/ food technology qualification Experience in laboratory testing Experience in a food laboratory in a relevant discipline e.g Microbiology or Chemistry is desirable Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explaining how we will use your information is available on our website

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