Laboratory Technician

North West England
Highly competitive salary
13 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Laboratory Technician

Job ref: 60667 | Competitive salary | North West

The company

We are seeking a talented individual to join an international company who manufacture and supply their own internationally recognised branded products into major UK retailers. Throughout the years their products have shaped fascinating markets and continually delighted consumers through quality and innovation.

The job

Working at a state of the art manufacturing facility, as Laboratory Technician, you will carry out a wide range of chemical, physical, sensory and rheological analyses on raw materials and finished products. Chemical analysis include fat by soxhlet method, total nitrogen by Kjeldahl method, dry matter, infrared and ash content. You will also review and control certificates of analysis from suppliers, maintain calibration and record keeping of relevant lab / factory equipment, physical inspections of raw materials and finished products including appearance, taste and texture plus collection and preparation of raw materials samples for the microbiological and chemical laboratories inputting data and results in the SAP QM system.

Your experience

This role would suit a highly organised and self-motivated individual who is looking to join an innovative company and progress their career in the food science sector. You have minimum of GCSE’s in Math and Science and will ideally be a holder of a HNC in chemistry, hygiene or equivalent NVQ; previous laboratory experience is also highly desirable. You will possess a high level of accuracy and numeracy with the ability to interpret and evaluate results.

More details

The Laboratory Technician job is based in the North West region and is paying a highly competitive salary according to individual skills and previous experience. The working hours are Monday to Friday (40 hour week) with flexi working available.

How to apply

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Or, alternatively you can apply directly for this job, by emailing me, Emily Snaith, quoting job reference 60667.

What happens next

After applying for this job, I will call you for a confidential chat to discuss the full job details and your requirements within 24 hours on the assumption your credentials fit the requirements for the role.

b3 jobs is a professional, friendly and progressive food recruitment consultancy established in 2000 dedicated to the food manufacturing industry. We are a market leader for permanent jobs within food and drink manufacturing throughout the UK.  All of our consultants have considerable experience in recruitment so you can be confident that they will have your best interests at heart when finding the perfect job for you.

We deal with food jobs covering product development / NPD, quality assurance / QA, technical, process, production, operations, planning, supply, sales, account management, engineering, microbiology, food technology, specifications, marketing, logistics, purchasing, hygiene and auditing.  We cover all job levels including Managers, Technologists, Technicians, Managers, Team Leaders, Managers and Directors.