Laboratory Technician / Lab Tech

£18000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Laura Constantine
Contract Type
Laboratory Technician / Lab Tech

3/6 month FTC working shifts 6am/2pm – 2pm/10pm

£18,500 pro rota for 6 months

North Yorkshire  


A large food manufacturer based in Harrogate is currently seeking a Laboratory Technician to join their growing team for 6 months.


The successful Lab Tech  will have previous experience of working within QA  for a food manufacturing company.  You will be focused, have excellent time management and problem solving skills and high attention to detail. You will have knowledge of HACCP, GMP and QMS and must be an extremely driven and passionate individual with a can-do attitude.


Responsibilities of the Lab Technician will include:

  • To uphold food safety & quality standards across site.
  • To work alongside production shifts providing technical support and represent the Quality Department at daily production meetings.
  • To carryout inspection and testing of finished products and raw materials as specified in the site quality system ensuring compliance with specifications.
  • To take & prepare samples and swabs for microbiological analysis.
  • Provision of Certificate of Analysis to customers efficiently, as required.
  • Periodic CCP, GMP and other hygiene audits.
  • Ensure efficient archiving & storage of records & retained samples as required.
  • Calibration of test equipment in accordance with schedules.
  • Assist in the investigation of complaints relating to site production
  • Assist and participate in customer and supplier audits.
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