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Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician

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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £24500.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joseph Foley

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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  • Liquid error: internal

Laboratory Technician



Yolk Recruitment has a new opportunity for a Laboratory Technician to join and an international owned FMCG Manufacturer who have a strong brand in the area with a small team of circa 100 employees, they have the local community at the heart of everything they do and regularly hold fund raising events.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a well-established company as the Laboratory Technician you will conduct all factory laboratory activities to ensure an efficient, timely and cost-effective service to the business whilst maintaining all required legal and company standards

This is what you will be doing as the Laboratory Technician:

  • Conduct required sampling and subsequent microbiological, chemical and sensory analysis according to the site QMS and other documented standards (including finished products, materials, process samples, and Keeping Quality samples).
  • Where necessary manage the outsourcing of analysis to approved certified external laboratories.
  • Maintain all required knowledge and training and ensure laboratory testing is subject to appropriate quality control to confirm that results are accurate and reliable.
  • Ensure the laboratory is stocked with required and compliant equipment and consumable materials to ensure accurate and timely analysis.
  • Promote compliance to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) in all activities undertaken by the laboratory, including the requirements of hygiene control. Support and have an input into risk assessments for the laboratory, following all safety requirements. Follow the requirements of the Internal Control Plan.
  • Maintain the QA equipment service and calibration program (including all laboratory and critical process equipment) and order and maintain analysis consumables.
  • Provide appropriate training to operations teams on sampling, sensory programme, and any other elements required.
  • Use analytical results to release ingredients, packaging and finished products as per the factory release process
  • Conduct audits of specific processes to support quality compliance as required (e.g. line verifications, etc)

The experience you will bring to the role as the Laboratory Technician:

  • Quality/ Laboratory experience
  • Experience Conducting Audits
  • Manufacturing background
  • Self-motivated and able to complete daily workloads with minimal supervision
  • Working to GLP compliance standards.

This is what you will receive in return for the role of Laboratory Technician:

  • £24,500 basic salary
  • 5% annual bonus
  • Pensions matched up to 20% (8% Employee/ 12% Employer)

If you feel you have the skills, experience, and passion to be successful in this Laboratory Technician role apply now.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.