Barnwood: Lab Technician includes weekend work job role
Placed by Manpower
Lab Technician includes weekend work
Location: Barnwood, Great Britain
Employment Details:temporary, full time standard full time hours each week
Yearly Salary: GBP £21300
Description: Listed by Manpower -
An excellent opportunity has arisen to join a world leading global organisation, our global FMCG client, the powerhouse behind brands such as Walls, Ben & Jerrys and Carte D'Or have an opening for a Lab Technician working weekends. This is a temporary role for 6 months, paying £21,300 per annum, pro rata. This role will work days, Friday to Tuesday including Saturday and Sunday.
Working within a dynamic team, you will be primarily responsible for the microbiological analysis of mix and finished product samples coupled with investigations and reporting of results within the department and related manufacturing and production environments. Leadership and accountability are essential ensuring that tests and methods are performed to accreditation criteria's.
Microbiological analysis of mix, finished products, raw materials and non-routine samples.
Interpretation of results, suitable investigation and production of reports.
Adherence to COSHH.
Use of relevant computer software programmes.
Adherence to site safety standards.
Compliance with site Quality standards and procedures.
Lead, organise and perform laboratory project work.
Operation of all machinery in accordance with best practice operations.
Organise and perform the calibration of all laboratory equipment and balances within the factory.
Sending samples away for microbial and chemical analysis, recording results when received.
Leading internal audits within the department and assisting FSSC22000 audits when required.
Performing change controls on standard operating procedures and forms.
Control of stock within the Laboratory, including good stock rotation, ordering, testing and obtaining QC certificates as required.
Organise all monthly testing within the laboratory including data entry of results into spreadsheets.
Participation in internal and external qualification assessments
Maintaining high standards of work within the department ensuring accreditation criteria's are met.
Organise Internal Qualification Assessments (IQA) for mix analysis and Standard Reference Material (SRM) for Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) daily calibrations, including entering data and analysis of results obtained
The successful candidate should be educated with a science based degree or HND (with laboratory experience) or equivalent
Familiar with an accredited laboratory environment
Proven ability to communicate, both written and verbal, across different levels in different areas of a large organisation
Good IT skills - Ability to learn in-house systems and proficient in the use of MS Office applications
A self-starter who can work on own initiative without constant supervision
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